Nitehawk Recreation Area
Nitehawk Recreation area is a downhill ski area located 14 km south of town. Nitehawk boasts 9 runs, a mogul course, a halfpipe and two terrain parks. ALL runs are lit up at night for night skiing. Nitehawk also offers an exciting luge track—after some introductory lessons, all are welcome to try it out! In addition, a variety of ski and snowboard lessons, courses and certification programs are available. It’s the largest non-mountain resort of its kind in Northern Alberta.
Wapiti Nordic Ski Club
The Wapiti Nordic Ski Club is a first-class nordic ski facility located just 8 km south of town. Skiiers will find more than 35 kilometers of skiing trails—suitable for both skate and classical techniques—at their disposal. In addition, the club has the longest night skiing trail in Alberta. With adult and children’s ski lessons available as well as the women-only “Chicks on Sticks” and men-only “Tanks on Planks” programs, you’ll find something for everyone. Ski rentals are available at the club.
When you hit the slopes before winter ends, come stay with us at the Paradise Inn & Conference Centre Grande Prairie. Need a warm meal after a day out in the snow? The Harvest Grill, our delicious onsite restaurant, has you covered! With our quality rooms & amenities and our close proximity to both the airport and downtown, you’ll have everything in Grande Prairie right at your fingertips.