All patrons and volunteers are asked to adhere to the Thunder Bay District Health Unit guidelines in accessing the trail system. Please see additional information below. 

Self-assessment Screening:

  • All patrons will be asked to self–screen prior to trail use. Please use the Ontario Self-screening tool.
  • Anyone who screens positive is asked to refrain from using the trail system and to follow local public health guidelines.

Membership/ trail fees:

  • Trail use will be by seasonal membership only.
  • Memberships must be purchased online. (
  • Day use passes will not be available this year.

On the trails:

  • Patrons are encouraged to go on their own, or with others in their household or social bubble.  
  • Patrons are asked to maintain 2 meters for physical distancing while on the trails. 
  • Patrons are asked not to congregate in the parking lot or on the trails. 
  • There is only one-way traffic flow on the trail system; please abide by this. 

Use of Masks:

  • Wearing a mask while skiing or snowshoeing, unless mandated by local by-laws or public    health directives, is not necessary where appropriate physical distancing can be maintained. 
  • Use of a non-medical mask is suggested for arrival and departure where appropriate physical distancing may not be possible. 
  • Non-medical masks are required to be worn while using the portable toilet.


  • Electronic communications will be the primary means of communicating with club members. Please access our website or our Facebook page.  
  • There will be one physical communication board in the club parking lot on which will be posted key information.

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 Marathon Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Club, established in 1985, is a premier cross-country ski facility in Ontario that includes:

  • 15km of ski trails through the boreal forests of northern Ontario;
  • 5km of night skiing under high efficiency lighting;
  • 5 km of snowshoe trails quaintly woven through the trees with vistas of Lake Superior;
  • Seasonal passes and rentals available this year.
  • Click here to view or Covid-19 safety plan.
A not-for-profit volunteer-run organization, Marathon Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Club has something for everyone!
Come explore & have fun outdoors this winter!