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Silver Spoon Trails

START / FINISH:Deep River.
TOTAL DISTANCE: There are 30 km of trails both: classical and skate skiing.
-Please see map for more details
TRAIL FEES / MEMBERSHIP: -MEMBERSHIP: Family ($50) and individual ($25).
TRAIL GROOMING:Very good. Two thirds of the trails are groomed.
TRAIL MARKINGS:Very good. Trail maps posted.
CLUB CHALET :The DRXC club chalet is situated 450 m south of the hospital. It is available to all member skiers and open with a log fire lit early every day during skiing season.


The Silver Spoon Trails are located east of Deep River on either side of Balmer’s Bay Road just past the hospital. Members have access to the 30 km of trail, of which 20 km are groomed and track-set. The riverside trails are gentle. Those on the other side of Balmer’s Bay road are more challenging and many, wide enough for ski skating. The trails provide great walking and biking trails in the summer and fall.

How to get there

Travel west on Hwy 17 toward Deep River; turn right onto Banting Dr. At the first stop sign turn right onto Balmer's Bay Rd. Park on the left in a parking area just past the Deep River hospital or drive on and park on the right in front of the ski chalet.


  • There are 30 km of trails, both classical and skate skiing. Please see map for more details.