Park and Ski

To protect skiers and wildlife on the woodland roads, vehicles are required to be left at one of the designated parking areas.

The principal parking areas provide direct access to the major ski trails.

Please always drive slowly and safely and carefully observe the posted speed limit of 20 km an hour.

January 26th 2021 Update:
Conditions are looking great! Fresh groom and track set down on Sunday the 24th. Cold nights have sintered the snow into a great surface!
Thanks to plunging nighttime temperatures our lake crossings are now in place, making Helve Lake and Buck Lake true loops again! Have fun!
Ascension                   2.8 km. Loop – Open – Technical Backcountry Style
High Lake Ski trail     3 km Loop – Open – Packed down & Track Set!
Barlow Ski Trail          13.6 km Return –  Open – Packed down & Track Set!
Statue Trail                  1.1 km Loop – Open – Packed down & Track Set!
Spaniel  Ski Trail        8 km Loop – Closed for the 2021 Ski Season
Helve Ski Trail            5 km Loop – Open – Packed down & Track Set!
Buck Lake Ski Trail    3 km Loop – Open – Packed down & Track Set!
Pointe Ski Trail            1km – Open – Technical Backcountry Style

Download a copy of our Ski Trail Map!

The trails at the Limberlost Forest provide access to innumerable special natural features as well as tours around a number of the larger lakes. Guests are encouraged to familiarize themselves with trail guide and safety information before embarking on their day tour.
Access of the Limberlost Forest is available at the main gate located 3 km off of Muskoka Road 8 (Limberlost Road) in Lake of Bays. Limberlost does not permit the recreational use of snowmobiles, ATVs, UTVs, or any gas powered motor boats, however skies are encouraged.

  • Just past the gates to Limberlost you’ll find a self serve kiosk on your left-hand side
  • Park your car in the designated parking lot
  • In the kiosk you’ll find
    1. a guest parking pass to display in your car
    2. trail maps 
    3. Read and sign the Safety Waiver.
  • To protect visitors and wildlife on the woodland roads, vehicles are required to be left at one of a number of designated parking areas. Each of these are a short walk to the start a skiing trail. 
  • Feel free to stop by our office on the right hand side 300 meters past the self-serve kiosk for trail information, conditions, and suggestions

Ski trails on the Limberlost Reserve are groomed and qualify as high quality trails. As such, they are suitable for individuals who prefer to enjoy nature at their leisure.

 The Limberlost Master Guide contains background information on popular natural features and selected wildlife habitats on the Limberlost property. Donations go directly to Trails Youth Initiatives, who have a Northern Campus at the Limberlost Forest.