Nearby

Nearby

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, info@hollysgarage.com
(Holly’s is less than ten minutes away from the ski club)

 

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

Nearby Ski Rentals

Hilltop Ski Rentals (one minute from Opeongo Nordic)
hilltopskirentals@gmail.com
text: 613-717-1243 • phone: 613-757-1404

Nearby Restaurants

Garth’s Kitchen, Killaloe (take-out only)

Wilno Tavern, Wilno

The Sands on Golden Lake, Golden Lake

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, Wilno

Pinewood Inn, Barry’s Bay

Sands on Golden Lake, Golden Lake

Sandy Beach Cottages

Spectacle Lake Lodge

Nearby Things To Do in Winter

Rockingham Church

Southern Ontario Ice Festival, second weekend in February

Shaw Woods Outdoor Education Centre

Algonquin Park

Local Events

For the most comprehensive list of local events, visit Algonquin East.com

Killaloe

Killaloe is the closest town to Opeongo Nordic, only 15 minutes north on Brudenell Road. You’ll find an LCBO (check the hours… they aren’t city hours!), Freshmart, Grandma’s Pantry, 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, The Pinewood Inn in Barry’s Bay, 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.

Summer Adventures in the Area

Ottawa Valley Adventures: E-bike rentals to tackle our crazy hills.

Madawaska Kanu Centre: whitewater paddling lessons by kayak or canoe, and gentle rafting on the Madawaska River.

Paddler Co-op: Whitewater paddling lessons by kayak or canoe.

Dacre Heights Wilderness Park: Dacre Heights is private property, but…you are welcome to ski, snowshoe, hike, bike and run all over the hill.


Opeongo Nordic is a proud member of Ontario’s Highlands Tourism Organization and the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association.