Township of Chapleau

Snowmobiling in Chapleau

Snowmobiling is more than just a means of transportation. It is a thrill and passion for locals and many visitors as well. Become lost in the thrill as you explore Northern Ontario's huge trail system. 

Snowmobile trail

View the current status of Ontario's trails

Chapleau provides the essential link to Wawa and Sault Ste. Marie via Half Way Haven, and to Highway 11 via Timmins. Accommodationsrestaurants, and retail stores are available and welcoming to snowmobiling groups. Find a place to stay through our Business Directory

Chapleau Artic Watershed Snowmobile Club

Snowmobilers in Chapleau for the 2015 Annual Ice Fishing Derby

The local snowmobile club is excited for the upcoming season. Snowmobiling enthusiasts are encouraged to join the club and help keep our trails accessible. For more information, please contact the club executive.  You can also visit us on Facebook 

President: Richard Bignucolo

Email: [email protected] 

Vice President: Kathleen Bouchard

Email: [email protected] 

Trail Permits

Permits for the 2023 season are now available for purchase

To purchase a trail permit please go to the OFSC website. 

2023 Permit Fees
Permit Type Date of Purchase Fee
Seasonal & Gift Cards Oct 1 - Nov 1 $200
  Nov 2 - Dec 1  $230
  Dec 2 Onwards $280
Classic* & Gift Cards Oct 1 - Nov 1 $160
  Nov 2 - Dec 1 $160
  Dec 2 - Onwards $190
Multi-Day Permits Available Dec 2 Onwards $45**

*Classic Permit for snowmobiles with a model year of 1999 and ealrier (based on registration and ownership).
**Minimum two consecutive days