Mother with two daughters cross-country skiing while bundled up in big colourful coats

Seasonal update

All cross-country skiing and snowshoeing rentals and tracks are closed for the season. Reopening fall 2022.

Last modified: May 9, 2022, 8:34 a.m.

Cross-country ski bulletin

Read our latest cross-country ski bulletin to get weekly updates on trail conditions and news from the Strathcona Wilderness Centre and The Broadmoor. For trail condition updates throughout the week, please reference the Nordic Pulse grooming report.

Last modified: April 8, 2022, 3 p.m.

Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre and The Broadmoor.

World class groomed trails, equipment rentals and lessons (SWC only) and view the live trail conditions.

Strathcona Wilderness Centre

    • Check out the live trail conditions before you head out
    • Explore world class groomed trails for classic and skate skiing. 
    • Rent classic touring and skin skis, and skate skis
    • Try out sit-skis and lessons for Para-Nordic skiers

    Subscribe to our SWC Bulletin e-newsletter

    • Rent snowshoes for children and adults
    • Explore snowshoe and multipurpose trails
    • There is no charge to use trails to snowshoe, just the equipment rentals.

    Check out some free snowshoeing opportunities at the Broadmoor Public Golf Course. Includes snowshoe rentals.

  • Parking

    • Designated accessible parking stalls available at the Information Centre; parking also available at the overflow parking lo


    • Information Centre: accessible entrances


    • Information Centre: Accessible toilets


    • ParaNordic skiing equipment (see below under "skiing and snowshoeing rates and rentals" for pricing) and lessons available


    • Lodge firepit is accessible


    • Accessible ParaNordic xc ski trails: 12 km
    • Year-round trails are wide and accessible for visually impaired, benches for mobility challenged


  • Looking for fun and interesting ways to stay active and get outside over the winter months? Cross-country skiing offers a great alternative for active enthusiasts of every age and skill level to get out and explore winter. Take a lesson or play on the trails! Whether you're focused on hanging out with friends, a workout, enjoying nature or simply getting some fresh air, the Wilderness Centre wanders outside with you.

    Registrations for beginners to advanced skiers, children and adults begins in September 2022.

  • Please walk at the Beaver Hills Biodiversity Trail from November to April.

    Visit Strathcona County trails and parks for a information and maps of walking and cycle trails in Strathcona County.

Skiing and snowshoeing rates and rentals

The Broadmoor (CLOSED for the season)

Snowshoeing opportunities

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Strathcona Wilderness Centre 780-922-3939
The Broadmoor 780-467-2211

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Last updated: Monday, May 09, 2022
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