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Soo Highlands Loop

The Soo Highlands Loop starts in Sault Ste Marie and goes north to Searchmont and into the region. Explore the natural beauty of The Soo Highlands Loop just North of Sault Ste. Marie. This 169 km loop provides the perfect experience of the rugged landscapes that the Algoma Highlands has to offer. This day ride will have your snowmobile through the breathtaking scenery in this winter wonderland.

Riders Staging from the

CITY

Day Run

Ride clockwise heading north on the D130 Trail (17kms) to the D trail. Continue north on the D trail to Goulais River (16kms). Head east on the D trail (35kms) to Searchmont. Head south on SSM 5 D then west on the D trail (59kms) towards the Root River. Follow D Trail to D130 or take SSM 4 back to Sault Ste. Marie.

Staging from Sault Ste. Marie

There are 3 staging areas in Sault Ste. Marie: Connor Road – just past the Rod & Gun Club, Strathclair Fields – corner of Second Line & Black Road, Fairfield Inn & Suites – located in the rear parking lot area.
Total Approximate Distance (169kms)

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STAY

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
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 Mountainside Accommodations199 Hult RoadSearchmont ON, P0S 1J0705-781-3271Email UsVisit Website
Searchmont Resort103 Searchmont Resort RoadSearchmont ON, POS 1J0705-781-2340Email UsVisit Website

FUEL

Business NameAddressCity / TownPhoneEmailWebsite
Chippewa Trading Post1332 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 5K7705-759-4518Visit Website
Circle K849 Second Line EastSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4K5705-759-6900Visit Website
Flying J Travel Center996 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 5K7705-945-9000Visit Website
Mac’s Gas Bar628 Third Line EastSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 5K7705-253-4985Visit 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

EAT

Business NameAddressCity / TownPhoneEmailWebsite
Bay Front Quality Inn & Suites180 Bay StreetSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 6S2705-945-9264Email UsVisit Website
Days Inn & Suites332 Bay StreetSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 1X1705-759-1400Email 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
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
Booster Juice710 Second Line East, Unit 104Sault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4K3705-450-5035Visit 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
Chuck’s Roadhouse Bar & Grill601 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 5A1705-450-7505Visit Website
Dairy Queen210 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z4705-253-2694Visit Website
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
Kentucky Fried Chicken/Taco Bell389 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z8705-946-2791Visit Website
Little Caesars332 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z8705-575-6669Visit Website
McDonald’s Restaurant371 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z8705-949-0700Visit Website
McDonald’s Restaurant446 Great Northern Road (Walmart)Sault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z9705-256-2590Visit Website
Pizza Hut153 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Y9705-256-2000Visit Website
QDOBA Mexican Eats747 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 5X5705-450-4822Visit Website
Quesada Burritos & Tacos153 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 6N1705-450-7331Visit 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
The Soup Witch215 Fourth Line EastSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 5K8705-759-7687Visit Website
The Taj Indian Cuisine420 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z9705-253-4444Visit Website
The Water Tower Pub360 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z7705-949-8111Visit Website
Tim Hortons389 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z8705-949-2421Visit 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
Northshore Sports and Auto71 Old Garden River RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 5A5705-942-9006Visit Website
Rivercity Motorsports1133 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 5K7705-253-2750Visit Website
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MUST KNOW

Riding in Canada

  • U.S. TRAVELLERS: ENTER CANADA REQUIREMENTS
  • 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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