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Winter in Kincardine, Ontario

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Cross-Country Skiing at Stoney Island Conservation Area

Maintained by the Kincardine Cross-Country Ski Club, Stoney Island Conservation Area offers calming views of rolling meadows, evergreen trees, and Lake Huron all while getting your winter exercise in. The 10km of groomed trails includes both flat sections for beginners and significant hills toward the shoreline for those more advanced skiers. As you approach the lake, you will be greeted by unparalleled views of Lake Huron over the 15-meter-high bluff.  If you need a break from the cold, the onsite ski hut is the perfect resting location. A small fee is required upon entry for visitors in contribution to the upkeep costs of the trails. However, access is free for members of the Kincardine Ski Club. Only a few kilometers away you can find a hot beverage, meal, and accommodation in Kincardine. Make the trip to Bruce County to enjoy the wilderness and all cross-country ski locations!    

Snowmobiling in Kincardine

While the lakeshore is reminiscent of sunny, beachy says in the summer, the winter lake-effect produces lots of snow in the area, fantastic for snowmobile adventures. With over 2000 kilometers of beautifully groomed trails in Bruce County, the fun never ends. You can expect unparalleled views of Lake Huron, rolling farmland, shaded forests, and the stunning Niagara Escarpment. 

Whether you follow the Saugeen River Tour along the mighty Saugeen River or stick by the lakeshore; you will be surrounded by Bruce County beauty. Nearby Kincardine, the Bervie Clubhouse brings the historic charm of Kincardine to the trail. A great place to warm up, share some food, and make some new sledding friends!  

Be sure to visit ofsc.on.ca to locate parking and purchase your trail pass. The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) also provides an interactive map of all Ontario trails, which works great to plan your trip to Bruce County.  

For some ideas on snowmobile tours as well as other winter activities, download our Winter Activity Guide!   

Downtown Kincardine

No matter the season, you can connect with your inner Scotsman in Ontario's Scottish Destination. After a day on the trails, Kincardine's downtown strip greets you with quaint gift stores, coffee shops, and homestyle restaurants. With local inns, bed & breakfasts, and motels, why not stay the weekend? The vibrant community is sure to welcome your visit to their unique Scottish, lakeside community!