Angus Ross, a long time Member of the Bonnyville Snowdusters.
Angus Ross, a long time Member of the Bonnyville Snowdusters. photo courtesy Ron Charawich

Bonnyville has a prime position along the Iron Horse Trail, so it's no wonder snowmobilers flock to this town. Soak up the wilderness scenery as you sled through boreal forests on trails that seem to go on forever.

Main snowmobiling trails in Bonnyville, AB

North Cabin Trail

This particularly scenic route takes snowmobilers north along the Iron Horse Trail through forest, creek valleys and muskeg, eventually leading to the Snowdusters' North Cabin.

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South Cabin Trail

Head south from Bonnyville along Highway 659 to Highway 657 South. This will lead you to the access point of the south trail, which you can follow to the South Cabin. From the South Cabin you can continue to Garnier Lake and connect with the Elk Point Trail System.

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Bangs Lake

Bring an experienced local rider along with you when pursuing this unmarked trail, as it can be difficult to access. However, it does offer plenty of powder to play in and a cosy warming hut once you reach your destination.

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Bonnyville, AB snowmobile club

Bonnyville Snowdusters

Bonnyville, AB tourism info

Bonnyville and District Chamber of Commerce

Town of Bonnyville

Sledder hangouts in Bonnyville, AB

Sandpiper's Restaurant and the Crown & Derby Pub (both at the Neighbourhood Inn.)


Provincial rules and regulations

The laws governing snowmobile use differ by province and can be confusing. Here, we make it easier to understand what local and out of province snowmobilers will need in terms of insurance, registration and licensing to ride B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Snowmobile-friendly businesses near Bonnyville

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