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All The Way There

Yep it’s the most confusing name for a snowmobile ride on the planet, but for good reason. You see, all die hard sledders have either been to or heard of this very special place. A place that is Halfway between two points. Halfway between some incredible sledding that links some even more famous places like Wawa, Sault Ste. Marie, Dubreuilville, and Chapleau. Named after Halfway Haven Lodge that is located on the D Trail ‘halfway’ between Wawa or Chapleau and Searchmont, it connects several communities and allows you to get deep into some of Algoma’s best snowmobiling. Plan your ride below and see what all the buzz is about.

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Itineraries

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Day 1

Ride from either Sault Ste. Marie or Searchmont to Halfway Haven. Overnight Halfway Haven.

Day 2

Ride back to staging area from Halfway Haven.


Staging:

Sault Ste Marie or Searchmont

Length:

300kms (180 mi) return

Note:

Distance is not huge on this trip so it’s a perfect ride for those that like a more relaxed pace. If staging from Sault Ste. Marie please carry extra fuel, as fuel is uncertain in Searchmont at this time.

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Day 1

Stage at either Searchmont or Sault Ste. Marie and ride to Halfway Haven for lunch. Continue on to Wawa and overnight.

Day 2

Ride from Wawa to Dubreuilville, overnight Dubreuilville.

Day 3

Ride from Dubreuilville to Halfway Haven, overnight Halfway Haven.

Day 4

Ride from Halfway Haven to Searchmont or Sault Ste. Marie.


Staging:

Sault Ste. Marie or Searchmont.

Length:

820 kms (510 mi) return (Sault Ste. Marie to Dubreuilville)

Note:

This is the perfect ride to experience snowmobiling hospitality at its best. If staging from Sault Ste. Marie please carry extra fuel, as fuel is uncertain in Searchmont at this time.

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Day 1

Stage at either Searchmont or Sault Ste. Marie and ride to Halfway Haven for lunch. Continue on to Wawa and overnight.

Day 2

Ride from Wawa to Hearst, overnight in Hearst. You can take an extra day and ride the great local loops in Hearst.

Day 3

Ride from Hearst to Hornepayne to Dubreuilville, overnight in Dubreuilville.

Day 4

Ride from Dubreuilville to Halfway Haven, overnight Halfway Haven.

Day 5

Ride from Halfway Haven back to Searchmont. Overnight if necessary.


Staging:

Sault Ste. Marie or Searchmont.

Length:

From Searchmont to Hearst via Wawa is 644 kms (400 mi) of trail.

Note:

This big miler is ideal for those that want to rip and experience some of the most snowmobile friendly places known. If staging from Sault Ste. Marie please carry extra fuel, as fuel is uncertain in Searchmont at this time.

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Day 1

Stage from either Searchmont or Sault Ste. Marie and ride to Halfway Haven.  Overnight.

Day 2

Ride from Halfway Haven to Chapleau and overnight.

Day 3

Ride from Chapleau back to Halfway Haven.  Overnight.

Day 4

Ride from Halfway Haven back to staging area

Staging Areas

 

Sault Ste. Marie

Fairfield Inn & Suites – 633 Great Northern Road.

Strathclair Fields – Corner of Second Line & Black Rd

Connor Road – just past Rod & Gun Club

Searchmont

Driftwood Valley Chalets – 375 Whitman Dam Road

Accommodations

Sault Ste Marie

Business NameAddressCity / TownPhoneEmailWebsite
Bay Front Quality Inn & Suites180 Bay StreetSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 6S2705-945-9264Email UsVisit Website
Catalina Motel259 Great Northern Road, Hwy 17B NorthSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z2705-945-9260Email UsVisit Website
Comfort Inn333 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z8705-759-8000Email UsVisit Website
Days Inn & Suites332 Bay StreetSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 1X1705-759-1400Email UsVisit Website
Fairfield Inn & Suites633 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 5A1705-253-7378Email UsVisit Website
Glenview Cottages2611 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P5A 5K7705-759-3436Email UsVisit Website
Holiday Inn Express320 Bay StreetSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 1X1705-759-8200Email UsVisit Website
Holiday Motel435 Trunk RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 3T1705-759-8608Email UsVisit Website
Quattro Suites & Conference Centre229 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z2705-942-2500Email UsVisit Website
The Water Tower Inn360 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z7705-949-8111Email UsVisit Website
Adam’s Motel647 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 5A1705-254-4345Visit Website
Ambassador Motel1275 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 0B9705-759-6199Visit Website
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham724 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 5A3705-910-0180Visit Website
Skyline Motel232 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z5705-942-1240
Super 8184 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z3705-910-2585Visit Website

Goulais River

Business NameAddressCity / TownPhoneEmailWebsite
Blueberry Hill Motel & Campground2528 Hwy 17 NorthGoulais River ON, P0S 1E0705-649-5631Email UsVisit Website

Searchmont

Business NameAddressCity / TownPhoneEmailWebsite
Driftwood Valley Chalets375 Whitman Dam RoadSearchmont ON, P0S 1J0705-781-3128Email UsVisit Website
Mountainview Lodge4280 Hwy 556Searchmont ON, P0S 1J0705-781-3329Email UsVisit Website
Searchmont Resort103 Searchmont Resort RoadSearchmont ON, POS 1J0705-781-2340Email UsVisit Website

Wawa

Business NameAddressCity / TownPhoneEmailWebsite
Beaver Motel148 Mission RoadWawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-2294Email UsVisit Website
Best Northern Motel & RestaurantPO Box 1429, Hwy 17 EastWawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-7302Email UsVisit Website
Bristol Motel170 Mission Road, Hwy 101Wawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-2385Email UsVisit Website
Halfway Haven47.524860, -84.033599Wawa ON, P0S 1K0705-812-1671Email UsVisit Website
Wawa Motor Inn118 Mission RoadWawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-2278Email UsVisit Website
Mystic Isle Motel109 Hwy 17 South, PO Box 1490Wawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-1737Visit Website
The Big Bear109 Front StreetHawk Junction ON, P0S 1G0705-889-2000Visit Website
The Outdoorsman Motel171 Mission RoadWawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-4000Visit Website

Chapleau

Business NameAddressCity / TownPhoneEmailWebsite
Moose Horn LodgePO Box 284Chapleau ON, P0M 1K0705-864-1875Email UsVisit Website
Aux Trois Moulins/Riverside Motel & Restaurant154 Martel RoadChapleau ON, P0M 1K0877-366-8546Visit Website
Crestview Guest House38 Devonshire StreetChapleau ON, P0M 1K0705-860-1309Visit Website
Valentine Farms B&B8 Broomhead RoadChapleau ON, P0M 1K0705-864-1467Visit Website

Dubreuilville

Business NameAddressCity / TownPhoneEmailWebsite
Relais Magpie Relay24 Pine StreetDubreuilville ON, P0S 1B0705-884-2909Email UsVisit Website

Hornepayne

Business NameAddressCity / TownPhoneEmailWebsite
Agich’s Riverside Cabins6 Roundhouse RoadHornepayne ON, P0M 1Z0807-228-0093Email UsVisit Website

Hearst

Business NameAddressCity / TownPhoneEmailWebsite
Companion Hotel-Motel930 Front Street, Box 1658Hearst ON, P0L 1N0705-362-4304Email UsVisit Website
Queen’s Motel1004 Front Street, Hwy 11Hearst ON, P0L 1N0705-362-4361Email UsVisit Website
Villa Inn & SuitesPO Box 1979, 1605 Hwy 11 WestHearst ON, P0L1N0705-362-4331Email UsVisit Website

Fuel

Business NameAddressCity / TownPhoneEmailWebsite
Chippewa Trading Post1332 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 5K7705-759-4518Email UsVisit Website
Halfway Haven47.524860, -84.033599Wawa ON, P0S 1K0705-812-1671Email UsVisit Website
101 Gas Station & Trading PostHwy 101 East, PO Box 520Chapleau ON, P0M 1K0705-864-0330Visit Website
Canadian Tire Gas+1404 Front StreetHearst ON, P0L 1N0705-362-1115Visit Website
Circle K849 Second Line EastSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4K5705-759-6900Visit Website
Dubreuil Lumber Gas Station21 Pine streetDubreuilville ON, P0S1B0705-884-2525
Esso54 Pinewood Dr.Wawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-2166
Esso1112 Front StreetHearst ON, P0L 1N0705-362-4111
Esso18 ON-631, PO Box 130​Hornepayne ON, P0M 1Z0705-868-2638
Esso – Youngs General Store105 Mission Road, Hwy 101Wawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-2626Visit Website
Flying J Travel Center996 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 5K7705-945-9000Visit Website
Husky Travel Centre1565 Highway 11 WestHearst ON, P0L 1N0705 362-4868Visit Website
Mac’s Gas Bar628 Third Line EastSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 5K7705-253-4985Visit Website
Petro Canada137 Mission RoadWawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-7800Visit Website
Petro Canada937 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 0B9705-450-1331Visit Website
Shell386 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z7705-949-4656Visit Website
Shell1200 Front StreetHearst ON, P0L 1N0705-362-4879Visit Website
SPG Swipe Pump and Go95 Mission RoadWawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-7948Visit Website

Food

Business NameAddressCity / TownPhoneEmailWebsite
Bay Front Quality Inn & Suites180 Bay StreetSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 6S2705-945-9264Email UsVisit Website
Best Northern Motel & RestaurantPO Box 1429, Hwy 17 EastWawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-7302Email UsVisit Website
Chippewa Trading Post1332 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 5K7705-759-4518Email UsVisit Website
Companion Hotel-Motel930 Front Street, Box 1658Hearst ON, P0L 1N0705-362-4304Email UsVisit Website
Days Inn & Suites332 Bay StreetSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 1X1705-759-1400Email UsVisit Website
Halfway Haven47.524860, -84.033599Wawa ON, P0S 1K0705-812-1671Email UsVisit Website
Mountainview Lodge4280 Hwy 556Searchmont ON, P0S 1J0705-781-3329Email UsVisit Website
Quattro Suites & Conference Centre229 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z2705-942-2500Email UsVisit Website
The Water Tower Inn360 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z7705-949-8111Email UsVisit Website
Wawa Motor Inn118 Mission RoadWawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-2278Email UsVisit Website
101 Family RestaurantHwy 101 East, PO Box 520Chapleau ON, P0M 1K0705-864-0110Visit Website
A&W659 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 5A1705-253-6366Visit Website
Arby’s Restaurant258 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z6705-253-4500Visit Website
Aux Trois Moulins/Riverside Motel & Restaurant154 Martel RoadChapleau ON, P0M 1K0877-366-8546Visit Website
Boots & Saddles Roadhouse2667 Second Line WestSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 6K4705-779-9900Visit Website
Burger Don7 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Y4705-946-4444Visit Website
Burger King937 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 0B9705-575-7060Visit Website
Casey’s Grill Bar360 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z7705-945-7610Visit Website
Dairy Queen210 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z4705-253-2694Visit Website
Embassy Restaurant70 Broadway AvenueWawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-2251
Fratelli’s Kitchen and Pizzeria522 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z9705-256-1313Visit Website
Gino’s Family Restaurant1076 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 5K7705-759-8285Visit Website
Giovanni’s Italian Restaurant516 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z9705-942-3050Visit Website
Golden Dragon Restaurant & Tavern264 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4H6705-949-3276Visit Website
Husky Travel Centre1565 Highway 11 WestHearst ON, P0L 1N0705 362-4868Visit Website
Kentucky Fried Chicken/Taco Bell389 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z8705-946-2791Visit Website
Kinniwabi Pines Restaurant150 King's Hwy 101Wawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-7226
LOL Resto Bar275 Chemin du LacDubreuilville ON, P0S 1B0705-884-1288Visit Website
McDonald’s Restaurant371 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z8705-949-0700Visit Website
McDonald’s Restaurant446 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z9705-256-2590Visit Website
Park Grille196 Industrial Park CrescentSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 5P2705-450-3663Visit Website
Pita Pit710 Second Line EastSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4K3705-253-3330Visit Website
Pizza Hut153 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Y9705-256-2000Visit Website
Presto Pizza & Family Restaurant420 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z9705-254-6511
Subway27 Mission RoadWawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-2211Visit Website
Subway25 Drive In RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 5T1705-575-3894Visit Website
Subway996 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 5K7705-945-9110Visit Website
Swiss Chalet Rotisserie & Grill332 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z7705-256-2677Visit Website
The Big Bear109 Front StreetHawk Junction ON, P0S 1G0705-889-2000Visit Website
Tim Hortons389 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z8705-949-2421Visit Website
Tim Hortons92 Mission RoadWawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-8467Visit Website
Tim Hortons628 Third Line EastSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 5K7249-889-1234Visit Website
Topper’s Pizza143 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Y9705-310-7171Visit Website
Wacky Wings Eatery & Beverage Co.688 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 5A2705-575-2000Visit Website
Wendy’s Restaurant389 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z8705 941-9999Visit Website

Services

Business NameAddressCity / TownPhoneEmailWebsite
Jones Power Sports LTD320 Hwy 17Wawa ON, P0S1K0705-856-7576Email UsVisit Website
Northshore Sports and Auto71 Old Garden River RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 5A5705-942-9006Visit Website
Premier Yamaha45 White Oak Drive EastSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4J7705-253-9975Visit Website
Rivercity Motorsports1133 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 5K7705-253-2750Visit Website
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MUST KNOW

Riding in Canada

  • You will need a passport to enter and leave Canada.
  • Your sled must be licensed and insured.
  • You must have an OFSC Trail Permit on your sled to ride in Ontario.
  • Get a copy of the Algoma Snowmobile Map before you ride.

Contact

Algoma Country Travel Association
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
[email protected]
1-800-263-2546

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