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Borderland Snowmobile Club Trails

Outdoor Adventures, Winter Recreation Area

The Borderland Snowmobile Club grooms and maintains over 500 kilometres (300 miles) of some of the best wilderness snowmobile trails in Northwest Ontario connecting the towns of Rainy River, Nestor Falls, Emo, Fort Frances and Mine Centre along the Minnesota-Ontario border.

These trails are scenic, uncongested and provide a variety of riding styles along the Rainy River border, up to Lake of Woods and over to Rainy Lake.

Snowmobilers can ride or trailer into Canada from International Falls Minnesota or Baudette, Minnesota.

The Borderland Snowmobile Club and its trails network connect you to ride East to Atikokan on the A113A Trail or continue on to Thunder Bay or hop the A Trail North and go to White Otter Castle. Riders can also travel North from Fort Frances to Kenora on the L601.

Snow Sports Area By the Numbers

over 500 kilometres (300 miles) of trails to ride

Trail System

Grooming is done on an as needed basis.

Best Access and Parking Area

No Staging areas available

Rules and Regulations

OFSC Trail permits are required.

Seasonal Permit- regular fee $260, On or before Dec 1 $210 and online only on or before Nov 1 $180 (processing fee of $7.50 per permit applies)

Classic Permit- for sled model years 1999 and older- regular fee $170, and on or before Dec 1 for $140


Approximate Operating Season

January to March

Nearby Places