Welcome to Ontario Federation Snowmobile Club District 17

Please check interactive trail guide before you ride.

North Western Ontario Trail Advisory
October 2018
A major district-wide storm late this fall brought down thousands of trees late in 2017 causing damage so extensive that some of our trails remain blocked at this time. Club volunteers are working continuously to clear these obstacles. We presently still have heavy equipment trying to make them available for the 2018-19 season.

Meanwhile, please consult the OFSC Interactive Trail Guide before every trail ride to view what is passable and what is not. For safety’s sake, stay off any trails that show RED, meaning unavailable. Thank you for your patience and understanding while we deal with this very difficult challenge.

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reroutes in affect for White Otter Loop and NWOSTA Wilderness Loop
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District Club 2019 Events

Jan 26 – Ojibway Power Toboggan Club Snowarama
Jan 26 – Atikokan Sno-Ho Snowmobile Club Snowarama
Feb 2 – Ojibway Power Toboggan Club Poker Derby
Feb 2 – Thunder Bay Adventure Trails Teen Challenge Ride
Feb 2 & 3 Try Our Trails weekend
Feb 8 & 9 Atikokan Sno-Ho Snowmobile Club Poker Derby & Rally
Feb 16 Ignace Otters Snowmobile Club Snow Derby to White Otter Castle
Feb 16 Red Lake District Trail Masters Poker Derby
TBA Dryden Power Toboggan Snow Derby

Supertrax Episode 2017
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Permits only available online
(this includes Seasonal, classic, replacements, upgrade and multi-day permits)

Seasonal Permit
Only until November 1st
Purchase season permits online for only $190 ($80 off full season price)

Seasonal Permits are available online from November 2 to December 1 for $220 – a saving of $50 off the regular permit fee of $270.

To buy online, you will need: Snowmobile ownership (year/make/model/license plate/VIN), a valid email address, the name of the OFSC club you wish to support and a valid Visa or Mastercard

Classic Permit – Any snowmobiler owning a sled that is model year 1999 or older is entitled to buy a Classic Permit for $150 on or before December 1, a Classic Permit offers a saving of $30 off the regular fee of $180.

Both the Seasonal and Classic Permit allow access to available OFSC trails anywhere in Ontario for the entire winter. OFSC member clubs operate over 30,000 kilometres of snowmobile trails throughout Ontario that rely on the revenue from the sale of permits to pay operational costs. These trails generate almost $1 billion of winter tourism economic impact annually, while enabling family riders from all walks of life to enjoy winter by visiting many places and sights only accessible by snowmobile.

OFSC trails are marked, mapped and maintained for the use and enjoyment of permit holders. Ontario law requires any snowmobile entering an OFSC trail for recreational sledding to display a valid permit. For more information on Snowmobile Trail Permits visit www.ofsc.on.ca.

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Thank you to all the volunteers for your dedication!