_About_ Hiawatha

About Hiawatha

Hiawatha Highlands is a division of the Soo Finnish Nordic Ski Club

We offer over 45 km of Ski trails (2 km are lit until 10:00 PM) and 14 km of double track Snowshoeing. Enjoy the soothing sounds of the whispering pines and the magnificent views of ice falls in our winter wonderland. Trail systems cater to both the beginner and advanced skier and welcomes all types of Nordic skiing. Whether you plan to test your skiing ability on our competition trails or take a slow “wildering” tour north to Mable Lake, you will find a trail that suits your needs.

Free parking and the warmth of the Kinsmen Centre is available for all skiers and snowshoers to use, seven days a week, and your choice of overnight accommodations is available only five to ten minutes away.

So come north for some of the continent’s finest Nordic skiing, and you can also enjoy many of our fine hotels, shopping and restaurants in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Canada.

Our Philosophy

Hiawatha Highlands and the Soo Finnish Nordic Ski club will operate in a manner that protects its workers, members and guests while respecting our environment. We believe that the health and safety of our employees, members, and guests is our paramount objective and is a responsibility shared by everyone involved with our business and club.

We are committed to a safe work place and safe Nordic skiing experience. We will implement and maintain an effective Safety Program that will evolve and continually improve to meet the needs of our employees, members and guests. Our Safety program will meet and exceed regulatory requirements, orient all employees so they understand their safety.

Our Sponsors

The Soo Finnish Nordic Ski club and Hiawatha Highlands would like to take a moment to acknowledge all of the land owners involved with the ski trails. The Kinsmen Club of Sault Ste. Marie, the Sault Ste. Marie Regional Conservation Authority, the Steinberg family, Farmer Bob at Mocking Bird Hill Farms, the Ministry of Natural Resources, and the Bible Fellowship. Thank you for your support in providing over 50 km of trails for the community to enjoy Nordic skiing……it allows the focus to be on the benefits.