Colpoys Ski Trail on the Bruce Peninsula, Ontario

Bruce Ski Club - Colpoys Ski Trail Header - Cross-Country Skiers

Colpoys Trail is located northeast of Wiarton, Ontario. It offers 11.5 kilometers of classic style cross-country ski trails.

The trail head is just north of Colpoys Bay on Bruce Road 9 (44.785044° -81.124368°). The trails run through gently rolling, sheltered woods and open fields. One part follows the well-known Bruce Trail. Several places offer great views across the bay. Trails are groomed and trackset for classic skiing as often as possible, depending on the weather and conditions.

COVID 19 Mitigations

See the COVID 19 instructions on the bruceskiclub home page. Everyone should maintain at least 2 meter separation from people who are not in your bubble. If you are not able to maintain this separation (for instance in the parking lot) then you must wear a mask. Bring a mask with you on the trail just in case. THERE IS NO PORTA-POTTY AT COLPOYS TRAIL THIS YEAR. There might be a porta-potty at the Colpoys Bay pier where Grey Road 9 meets Mallory Beach Road.

Colpoys Ski Trail Map

Ski trail conditions for all of the club’s locations are posted on the Bruce Ski Club website and Facebook page. A high-resolution pdf of the map is also available.

Accessing Colpoys Ski Trail

Bruce Ski Club members have unlimited access to all of the club’s locations. Individual and family memberships are available.

Non-members may purchase a day pass at a very reasonable rate at the Colpoys Ski Trail trailhead or at other locations.

The annual membership and day pass are valid for cross-country ski trails at the Bruce Ski Club’s locations in Grey and Bruce Counties. Both passes also give you access to the snowshoe trails at Sawmill Nordic Centre.

Line of skiers at the Colpoys Ski Trail, Bruce Peninsula, Ontario

The Colpoys Ski Trail offers a nice backwoods feel, with only the occasional traffic jam.