Ski Trails at
The Pinecone Forest
Pinecone Forest Nature Sanctuary is an eco-friendly retreat where individuals, families and
groups can experience nature in a majestic forest setting.
Located on the York River and Conroys Marsh, the scenery and
wildlife are spectacular year round.
the solitude of winter in The Pinecone Forest. Our back-country trails meander through various forest settingstowering
stands of old-growth red and white pine, cedar grove, and
glades of mixed forest. Winter is a great time to view the
birds and small mammals that make their home in The Pinecone
Forest. Red squirrels and chickdees entertain skiers from
their perches along the trail. Pileated woodpeckers hammer
for food on aging popular trees. Elusive animals including
deer, wolf, fox and the occasional moose or elk, leave their
tracks in the snow for study.
IN THE FOREST
Along the cross-country ski trail
in The Pinecone Forest
are three trails to choose from:
trail on nearly level terrain.
- Advanced trail for the seasoned skier. This trail winds its way through old-growth forest, cedar grove, and blueberry meadow. Visit the fast-flowing Lower Conroy Rapids and ski alongside the ever-changing Upper Conroy Rapids with its ice shelves and boiling water. Stop for a picnic lunch at the firepit by Boiling Rock. (1 1/2 - 3 hours with stops)
- Looking for a bigger day of skiing? Ski the advanced trail a second time and take the various stacked loops and downhills.
The advanced trails have numerous downhill slides with easy
Ski all three routes and make a day of it, or stay in our
cozy chalet for a romantic,
winter ski holiday.
FAMILIES, SENIORS, SINGLES, COUPLES AND GROUPS WELCOME
Call ahead for reservations at 613-332-3651.
As a nature sanctuary, fishing, hunting, motorboats, ATVs, snowmobiles and pets are not permitted. Although we cannot control what happens outside The Pinecone Forest, we offer peace and tranquility for our all our guests and the forest creatures within our boundaries.
691 Pinecrest Road, Boulter
ON K0L 1G0, Canada 613-332-3651