Winter in Dryden is great in the winter as well as the summer. You can go snowmobiling on the many trails around the area, go ice fishing or just get away for the weekend. There are also many hotels and motels if you are planning a conference or if you have a business meeting.
Cross Country Ski Trails and Downhill Skiing The Dryden Ski Club offers both cross-country and alpine skiing as well as snowboarding. The Dryden Ski Club is located 15 km north of Dryden. From Highway 17, take Highway 601 north and then follow the signs. There is a new chalet with snackbar and restrooms. You can downhill ski Wednesday from 6-9pm and weekend 10am to 4pm in the winter. It is also open at Christmas time, March Break and P.A. holidays. The cross country ski trails are open 7 days a week. The Ski Club can be reached at 807-937-4265. Click here for a map of the cross country ski trails in Dryden. Membership Rates for the Dryden Ski Club can be downloaded as a PDF. Click here to download now.
Snowmobile Trails The Dryden Power Toboggan Club grooms the many miles of snowmobile trails so that they are in good condition. Since Dryden is centrally located in Sunset Country, there are miles and miles of groomed snowmobile trails to choose from. Go north, south, east or west! With lots of snow and very little snowmobile traffic the trails are great.
Ice Fishing Some of the resorts and lodges in the area stay open for the winter. You can go ice fishing for a variety of species including lake trout, walleye and northern pike. You can also stay at a hotel or motel in the area.
For more information on where to stay in Dryden during the winter months, click on the hotels, lodges and accommodations below. There are also a lot of retail outlets and services that stay open year-round. For information on other areas of Northwestern Ontario visit www.snowontario.ca