Wintertime in Kenora is amazing. Your winter activities are endless. Go ice fishing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding or try snowshoeing. If you are planning a conference or meeting in the winter months, Kenora has hotels and motels and shopping opportunities that are open year round.
There are many different options if you'd like to go cross country skiing in Kenora. The Kenora Nordic Trails consists of 15 kms of trails around the Mount Evergreen Ski Hill. The trail network now has approximately 6 km of combined skate and classic skiing with an additional 9 km of classic trails. All of the trails are groomed or packed for skiing using a Jaca system for classic track setting and skate lane renovating. Three of the total 15 km are lit for night skiing, using a solar lighting system. Night skiers are encouraged to bring headlamps in case cloudy days or other technical problems affect some lights. Click here for a map of the cross country ski trails around the downhill ski area. Phone 807-548-5100. The Rushing River Provincial Park and Vernon Nature Trails also have many trails to choose from. Or, you can go skiing across one of the many frozen lakes in the area - your choices are endless. You can also visit Minaki, a community 45 minutes north of Kenora. Visit Club Minaki for a map of the cross country ski trails in Minaki.
Downhill Skiing in Kenora:
Go downhill skiing in Kenora this winter. Mount Evergreen Ski Club is easily located just off Airport Road. There are two T-bars taking you to 11 runs that you can ski or snowboard down. Whether you're an expert skier or a beginner, there's a hill for you. Night skiing is available after January. Snowboarders: Haystack and pipes are available. Also available: Ski Lessons, Ski and Snowboard Rental Packages and Dining. For more information or rates, please call the Mount Evergreen Ski Club at 807-548-5100.
The following businesses are open year round in Kenora. Visit their websites for prices and to find out what winter activities or supplies they offer.