Essential Stats

Total KM of Trails:27
# Trails4
Skate Skiing:Yes
Classic Skiing:Yes
Link to Trailmap

At Shirleys Bay, to the west of Ottawa, you can cross-country ski on these trails:

  • Trail 10 — This 4.2-kilometre ski trail crosses fallow fields and young forests, and provides a view of the Ottawa River.
  • Trails 11 and 12 — 2.7 kilometres of groomed ski trails.
  • Watts Creek Pathway — This 9.3-kilometre ski trail connects to the Greenbelt Pathway West and the Ottawa River Parkway, and is part of the Trans Canada Trail.
  • Greenbelt Pathway West — This 10.4-kilometre ski trail passes by forests, fields and farms.

There is an outhouse by the P1 parking lot.

Parking Free, year-round parking is available at the P1, P2 and P3 parking lots.