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Ontario Parks Snow Report

Sleeping Giant

Last Updated: 07/02/2023

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Current Condition Fair
Snow Depth 50 cm
New Snow 5 cm
Last Updated 07/02/2023

Number of Trails 8
Open Trails (total length) 59 km
Track Set Trails (total length) 59 km
Skate Set Trails (total length) 53 km

Sleeping Giant maintains 69.75km of groomed cross-country skiing trails with both skate and classic options.

Most trails are long, linear routes that access remote sections of the park, and appropriate trip planning is required. Two-way traffic is permitted on all skiing trails within the park.

Parking is available at the Bay's End Lookout Trailhead (BELT) at the Marie Louise Lake Park Office and the Rita Lake parking lot. Parking on Highway 587 is illegal.

A friendly reminder: dogs must be kept on a leash that does not exceed 2-metres in length.

Trail Name Trail Conditions Trail Type Last Groomed
intermediate Bay's End Lookout
(11.6 km, linear)
Wet Snow
Classic and Skate 03/02/2023
beginner Beach Road
(1 km, linear)
Wet Snow
Classic and Skate 04/02/2023
Expert Burma
(11.4 km, linear)
Wet Snow
Classic and Skate 03/02/2023
beginner Ferns Lake
(9.7 km, loop)
Wet Snow
Classic 03/02/2023
beginner Jakobsen's Jaunt
(0.25 km, linear)
Wet Snow
Classic and Skate 04/02/2023
intermediate Marie Louise Lake Loop
(18.2 km, loop)
Wet Snow
Classic and Skate 03/02/2023
intermediate Pickerel Lake
(11.7 km, linear)
Closed
Closed for maintenenace
Classic and Skate N/A
Expert Thunder Bay Lookout Road
(9.2 km, linear)
Wet Snow
Classic and Skate 03/02/2023

Skating Trail Condition Fair

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park offers a 300 metre long skating oval at campsites 85-96 within the Marie Louise Lake Campground.

Visitors can snowshoe on a variety of hiking trails. Popular trails include the Sea Lion, Ravine Lake, Sifting Lake, Joe Creek, and a portion of the Kabeyun Trail to Tee Harbour.

Legend

one quarter full snowflake Poor Condition

one half full snowflake Fair Condition

threee quarter full snowflake Good Condition

full snowflake Excellent Condition

closed No Snow

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