A Wilderness Playground Waiting to Be Explored

Discover our 45 kilometres of trails winding through old-growth forest—on skis, snowshoes, on foot or by bike

Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre is a charitable organization run by a dedicated group of volunteers. We are outdoor enthusiasts who share a passion for exercise among nature. Through our chosen activities, we are lucky to experience the rugged and beautiful terrain that the Georgian Bay region provides.

With over 45 kilometres of ski, snowshoe, biking and hiking trails, there is something for everyone on our 800-acre property, made up of private and Crown land.

We are both proud of and grateful for the support provided by a regular group of over 60 community volunteers.

All day passes, membership fees and donations go toward keeping our centre open and running.

Welcome, and enjoy the trails!

World-Class Nordic Skiing

During the winter, explore our 30 kilometres of groomed trails by cross-country ski, snowshoe or fatbike. You’ll enjoy kilometre after kilometre of frozen lakes, pristine forest and granite cliffs, plus a wide range of terrain, including punchy climbs to get your heart rate up.

Nordic Skiing at Georgian Nordic
Skate skiing along the trail on a bright winter day. Photo credit: Peter Istvan
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for mountain biking and hiking.

Riding the Lynx Loop on mountain bikes. Photo credit: Peter Istvan.

Summer Is the Time for Exploring

During the summer, take in the scenery on foot or go for a twisty spin on our ever-growing network of mountain-bike trails. We’ve now got 45 kilometres of trails to explore.

Mountain Biking at Georgian Nordic

Latest News

  • Winter Gear Swap Returns November 5

    Mark your calendars for our annual ski/gear swap and sale on Saturday, November 5, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the GNOAC Burrow/Chalet. We will accept skis, snowshoes and winter … Continued

  • Staff Positions Open at GNOAC (Paid and Volunteer)

    Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre (GNOAC) is looking for help in various roles as we head toward the 2022/2023 ski season. Please review the opportunities below and contact us by … Continued

  • Georgian Nordic Receives Ontario Trillium Grant

    Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre (GNOAC) was recently the grateful recipient of funds from the Ontario Trillium Foundation – Resilient Communities Fund. We’re excited to receive these funds, which we … Continued