Jack Rabbit Level 1 kids cross country skiing program on winter trails at Strathcona Wilderness Centre
  • Regular operating hours are daily from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Closed
    • Good Fri. Mar. 29
    • Easter Sun. Mar 31
    • Easter Mon. April 1
  • Fox, Owl and Wagon trails are open for "rock skiing". Wagon trail is in the best condition. Be prepared to carry your skis to snowy areas.
  • Cross country ski and snowshoe equipment rentals are currently closed. Bennett Lake is closed to walkers and skiers.
  • Looking for walking trails?
    • At SWC you can walk on the west trails and snowshoe trail. Please leave your pets at home.
    • Walkers and dogs on leash are welcomed to enjoy these natural area trails:
      • Beaver Hills Biodiversity Trail on Range Road 211 has a beautiful trail with views of the moraine. 
      • Explore the top of the North Saskatchewan River Valley at the Riverside Nature Trail. 
      • Explore the Old Edmonton Trail and a 3 km walking trail at the Sherwood Park Natural Area. 
      • Enjoy walking the Broadmoor Golf Course paved and gravel trails.
  • Looking for winter cycling trails? Explore more than 80 km of bike trails at the Cooking Lake Blackfoot provincial recreation area. Drive south on Range Road 195 off Hwy 16 to the Blackfoot Lake staging area.
  • World class groomed trails, equipment rentals and lessons (SWC only).
  • Strathcona County gift cards are available and can be used to purchase 2024-2025 season passes and programs.
  • Live trail conditions webcam
  • Subscribe to the ski bulletin for updates throughout the ski season including information on trail opening and conditions.
  • Trail fees are in effect. Come to the Info Centre to purchase a day pass. Or purchase a season pass on RecOnline or choose an Active Pass.
  • Please scan your season ski pass or Active pass every time you ski.

Cross-country ski bulletin
Read the latest cross-country ski bulletin for updates on trail conditions and news from the Strathcona Wilderness Centre and The Broadmoor. For trail condition updates throughout the week, please check the Nordic Pulse grooming report.

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Strathcona Wilderness Centre 780-922-3939
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Last updated: Sunday, March 31, 2024
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