To Nipawin and beyond

Spend days on Nipawin’s 300 kilometres of maintained trails or plan it as a stop on your trip across the country.

by Mason Buettner

A group of friends getting ready to hit the trails in Nipawin, SK.
A group of friends getting ready to hit the trails in Nipawin, Saskatchewan. Photo courtesy of Betty Ladouceur.

Nipawin is a hub for snowmobilers, with over 300 kilometres of local trails and access to many more in the surrounding communities. The Twin Lakes Trail Blazers maintain the trails surrounding this outdoorsy Saskatchewan town. Nipawin is close to the Trans-Canadian Snowmobile Trail, which is North America’s first coast-to-coast recreational trail. Nipawin also offers snowmobile routes to nearby Greenwater, Hudson Bay, Candle Lake and Little Bear.

Betty Ladouceur on her sled at Nipawin, SK
Betty Ladouceur on a vintage sled in Nipiwan, Saskatchewan. Photo courtesy Betty Ladouceur

There is something for riders of all abilities in Nipawin, whether it is just a stop along the way or the final destination on your next snowmobile adventure. The town and its citizens welcome snowmobilers with open arms and are more than happy to help make your day on the trails or night in town a good one.

Trails maps and current conditions for the area can be found on the Twin Lakes Trail Blazers website.

A sled tipped over on the Saskatchewan River.
All part of the fun: a sled tipped over on the Saskatchewan River. Photo courtesy

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