Emergency and Hospital

For emergencies, dial 911 and request the local fire department (BLR) is called for a medical assist. Opeongo Nordic does not have a fire route number or street address. The closest street address is 486 Drohan Road. Two volunteer firefighters live two minutes from the ski club.

The closest hospital is in Barry’s Bay, St. Francis Memorial Hospital, approx 40 minutes west of Opeongo Nordic.

Tow Truck

Holly’s Garage & Towing (CAA), 613-757-2731,
(Holly’s is less than ten minutes away from the ski club)


The following is listed roughly in order of closest to further away.

Nearby Restaurants

Garth’s Kitchen, Killaloe

Wilno Tavern, Wilno

Sands on Golden Lake, Golden Lake

Kim’s Hometown Restaurant, Palmer Rapids

Nearby Accommodations

Twin Wheels B&B, Brudenell (one of their cabins is a two-minute ski to Opeongo Nordic)

The Deakins on Mountainview B&B, Killaloe

A Yurt in the Forest on Airbnb, Wilno/Barry’s Bay/Brudenell

Mountainview Motel

Sands on Golden Lake, Golden Lake

Spectacle Lake Lodge

Nearby Things To Do in Winter

Rockingham Church

Southern Ontario Ice Festival, second weekend in February

Algonquin Park

Local Events

For the most comprehensive list of local events, visit Algonquin

In Killaloe

Killaloe is the closest town to Opeongo Nordic, only 15 minutes due north on Brudenell Road. You’ll find an LCBO (check the hours… they aren’t city hours!), Freshmart, Grandma’s Pantry (has Kettleman’s Bagels, frozen!), the very active Killaloe Library, Summers Ford, Killaloe Village Pharmacy (Guardian Drugs, I.D.A.).

Suggested Weekend Itineraries

Budget but beautiful: Stay at “A Yurt in the Forest Airbnb” or Twin Wheels Farm B&B, lunch at Garth’s Kitchen, pick up dinner groceries at the Freshmart in Killaloe.

Comfortable and cozy: Stay at The Sands on Golden Lake, or The Deakin’s in Killaloe, dinner at the Wilno Tavern or The Sands, pick up snacks at Grandma’s Pantry in Killaloe.

Do it all: Stay at Spectacle Lake Lodge, ski at Opeongo Nordic and at Algonquin Park’s Leaf Lake Trails, dinner at the Wilno Tavern or Spectacle Lake Lodge. Spectacle Lake Lodge is almost exactly centred between Algonquin Park’s east gate and Opeongo Nordic.