Mount Pakenham

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Mount Pakenham
Phone: 613 624-5290

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About the Ski Resort

Mount Pakenham is Eastern Ontario's premier family ski, snowboard and tubing area. Mount Pakenham offers alpine and cross country skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing.

They offer a wonderful winter experience for you and your family, a friendly atmosphere where kids feel welcome. Come and experience all Mount Pakenham has to offer.

Ski resort area details

Alpine Skiing: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Heli-Skiing: No
Snowcat Skiing: No
Snowboarding: No
Snowshoe trails: No
Cross country: 30 km
Snow tubing: No

 Easiest:  50 %

 More Difficult:  25 %

 Most Difficult:  25 %

 Experts only:  --

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Pace of Play: Pace of play: 0
Money Value: Money value: 0
Tees: Tees: 0
Service: Service: 0

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Mountain Statistics

Base elevation:  450 ft
Summit elevation:  730 ft
Vertical drop:  280 ft
Skiable area:  55 acres
Annual snowfall:  60 in
Snowmaking:  100 %
Number of trails:  12
Number of lifts:  7
Types of lifts:  4 Surface Lifts,
 1 Double Chair,
 1 Quad Chair

Ski Resort Services

Childcare  No
Adaptive skier:  No
Nearby lodging:  Yes
Ski lessons:  Yes
Snowboard lessons:  Yes
Ski rentals:  Yes
Snowboard rentals:  Yes

Ski Resort directions

Mount Pakenham is located just outside the picturesque village of Pakenham- home of the famous five arch stone bridge.

From Ottawa: Take Highway 417 (Queensway) West past the Corel Centre (Kanata) and continue on 417 West. Take the Exit marked Kinburn Side Road/Pakenham. At the stop sign turn left onto Road 20. Follow Road 20 across the Stone Bridge and turn left at the stop sign. Drive through Pakenham and just past the train overpass turn right onto McWatty Road. Follow this road to the stop sign and turn right onto Ski Hill Road. Follow this road 2 km where it ends at Mount Pakenham. Drive time from the Corel Centre is approximately 20 minutes.

From the Upper Ottawa Valley: Take Highway 17 East to Arnprior. Take the first exit after the bridge on Highway 17. The exit number is 180. At the stop sign turn right onto Road 29/Highway 15. Follow this road through Pakenham and turn right at McWatty Road just past the train overpass. Follow McWatty Road to the stop sign and turn right onto Ski Hill Road. Follow this road 2 km where it ends at Mount Pakenham.

From Almonte, Carleton Place, Smiths Falls, Kingston: Take Highway 15/Road 29 North. Just south of Pakenham turn left onto McWatty Road. At the stop sign where McWatty Road ends turn right and follow the road 2 km to where it ends at Mount Pakenham.