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Glide into nature and winter the great outdoors of Ontario with an exhilarating outdoor nordic skiing winter experience. Cross-country skiing getaways at resorts, lodges, cottages and country inns are listed below.
Ski areas provide x-country ski rentals, including boots, skis, poles and lessons in one package price. There are more than 35 cross country ski packages available for your Ontario winter x-country ski vacation.
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Algonquin Park, Authentic Log Cottages & Cabins.
Couples Escape to Connect & Discover!
Carbon Neutral*, All-Inclusive, Exclusive Rustic Lodge.
Breakfast & Dinner (simple and gluten free) All-Inclusive Daily!!
3 Authentic Log Cabins with Real Wood Fireplace.
6 Log Jacuzzi Cottages with Real Wood Fireplace.
FREE Algonquin Park Pass for the Hiking trails and Museums.
Nestled among the tall, whispering pines and majestic, cascading waters of the Madawaska River lays the Adventure Lodge. A Hideaway to connect with and discover Algonquin Park nature while connecting and discovering each other. Pet Friendly. Created and Built in 2003 as a rustic and very simple and quiet Algonquin Couples Retreat.
Located on an abandoned railway line on the Madawaska River, which is perfect for hiking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Nearby Horseback riding, and endless Algonquin Hiking trails. Enjoy free use of snowshoes.
Experience a winter wonderland of rugged Canadian Shield, majestic hardwood forests, old growth white pine, hemlock and yellow birch. Ski or snowshoe to cliff-top lookouts and spectacular ice falls. Catch a glimpse of wildlife such as moose, deer, owls, martens, grouse and much more. The Frost Centre ski and snowshoe trails offer adventure and discovery for the whole family, only three hours north of the GTA.
Cross country ski on 26km of groomed and track set trails for the morning, take a break or eat lunch by the woodstove in the historic towermans cabin and then head out for an afternoon of snowshoeing on 11km of backcountry snowshoe trails overlooking beautiful St. Nora Lake.
3 day Algonquin Park dogsled, snowshoe and backcountry ski adventures
Great early bird pricing for our award winning log cabin adventure on these dates: Jan 26-28, March 2-4, March 12-14
3 day award winning Algonquin Park winter adventure “Footsteps of the Pioneer”
Join the BEST WINTER PACKAGE IN CANADA “Footsteps” – as selected by the Canadian Tourism Commission. This 3-day Algonquin Park winter trip offers a sample of winter adventures including dog sledding, back country skiing, and snowshoeing.
Algonquin Park Winter Cabin Rentals for Snowshoe, Ski and Dogsled
Solar powered Algonquin Park Winter Cabin Rentals
Algonquin Park 3 Day Winter Lodge Adventure
The Algonquin Park 3-Day Winter Lodge Adventure offers fantastic opportunities for back country snowshoeing and skiing. While Algonquin Park is Canada’s most popular canoe trip destination, few people have experienced the stunning beauty of the Park in winter.
Algonquin Dog Sled Day Trip
Experience an authentic day of dog sledding at the northwest corner of Algonquin Park. Learn how to work with a dog team including how to hook up and harness a team of huskies. Mush your team through the scenic winter wonderland. If you love dogs, you will love this experience ! The Algonquin park dog sled day trip features a 90 minute lesson including orientation, hook up and harness followed by a 4 hour mush. Each team has two people per sled and a team of 5 to 6 huskies. The day trip runs from 9am to 3pm.
This is a classic Algonquin park winter adventure combining a 2 day Algonquin dogsled expedition and one night winter camping in a heated prospector tent. Dog sled expeditions travel with 2 per sled , six dogs per team. Don’t worry about experience as you will receive a thorough lesson and orientation before heading to the dog yard. This is an authentic winter adventure where you will be driving the sled and working with the dogs. The experience is very physical. Accommodation is shared in large prospector tents, heated by wood stove.
Get ready for 2 adrenaline packed days of winter thrills ! The Algonquin Park Dogsled and Snowmobile adventure offers a chance to drive your own team of huskies and learn all about dog sledding as well as a full day of snowmobiling. Relax and unwind with three nights accommodation – two a lakeside Inn and one at the solar powered Algonquin Cottage Outpost.Three dogsled mushers and over 400 dogs make Algonquin Park’s north west corner one of the world’s top centers for Dog-sledding. Equally amazing is the snowmobiling! The Ontario Federation of snowmobile clubs maintains 1000′s of kilometers of world class snowmobile trails.
Resting in the Madawaska Valley, Barry’s Bay Cottages offer unlimited trails for the ski or snowshoe enthusiast. Whether you want to ski across Carson Lake to hook up with the old rail line to Barry’s Bay cum snowmobile trail or venture down the road to the more formal Algonquin Park ski trails, there is no shortage of places to ski in the area. Even better, you can relax in your own private outdoor hot tub after a day on the trails.
Getaway and enjoy the magic of winter. Explore a variety of snowshoe and cross-country ski trails that wind through the heart of the Canadian Shield. Experience a winter wonderland on a rented snowmobile, a horse-drawn wagon ride or by skating on the frozen lake. Afterwards, head inside to the indoor pool, whirlpool, games room or fitness room. Or, book a relaxing massage before dinner. Weekends bring you speciality seminars, family activity programs and dancing to the wonderful music of Jamie Williams.
Resort to Fun Weekends
Jan 20 – Feb 12 & Feb 24 – Mar 5, 2017 | From $169 (1 night), $300 (2 nights)
Join us for a Resort to Fun Weekend, which includes two dinners and two breakfasts. TWO CHILDREN age 12 and under stay free. Enjoy great outdoor winter fun such as skiing, skating, tobogganing and snowshoeing. Snowmobile rentals available. This winter getaway includes live entertainment and activities for the whole family!
Jan 19 – Feb 13 Feb 23 – Mar 6, 2018 | From $405
Add a 3rd night at 30% off, 6 meals 2 children free
In winter, when the days are long, and your back and forth from home to work, a weekend getaway is a vital window to the outside world! Come stay with us for a long weekend and get the 3rd night at 30% off.
X Country Ski Adventures – Hardwood Ski and Bike
Stay for two nights at Carriage Ridge Resort or Carriage Hills Resort and experience a full-service, exciting Nordic skiing experience in Ontario, only a 10 minute drive away! With over 40 km of beautiful, rolling trails through hardwood and pine forests and 9 different loops ranging from 3 km to 22 km, there is an Adult trail for all levels. Enjoy our spacious studio or update to a one-or two-bedroom suite with a full kitchen, whirlpool tub and fireplace. Receive 2 adult cross-country ski passes per reservation.
A Winter Getaway in Your Own Lakeside Cabin With Fireplace at Cedar Grove Lodge
Cedar Grove Lodge offers lakeside cabins, some of them log, all with a wood burning stone fireplace. (we supply all wood and firelogs free of charge) All rates include 2 or 3 meals daily. Packed lunches available for those heading out for the day.
- Skating on our lake rink, a real treat for anyone who has never skated outside on a snowy lake.
- Snowshoeing in the woods or on the lake.
- Ice fishing in our aptly named “Penguin” fish hut.
- Cross Country Skiing on our groomed trails.
- Free use of all our winter equipment.
- Relaxing by a fire with a book or board game in your own lakeside cabin.
- late 2:00 check outs (11 for weekly or 5 night midweek pkgs)
Winter 2018 rates from $136 per person per night including 3 meals per day. 5 night mid-week from $605 per person including 14 meals and 5 nights lakeside cottage accommodation
Please visit our website for more information on the lodge including over 100 photos. www.cedargrove.on.ca.
Winter is a fantastic time of year to spend in Muskoka. Enjoy our year round 3 bedroom cottages with full kitchen, living room, dining area, full bath, TV & DVD.
We are located directly on a snowmobile trail…or enjoy cross country skiing from your doorstep, throughout our 12 acre property…and beyond. A municipal open air skating rink is just a few minutes away, and we are located just minutes to Bala, Port Carling and Gravenhurst for fantastic shopping, dining, attractions and spas. There’s lots to do in Muskoka…but sometimes the best thing to do is nothing at all…
Three bedroom cottage
$150 per night Sunday to Thursday nights
$200 per night Friday & Saturday nights
Minimum two night stay on weekends
No minimum stay through the week
Different Rates apply to Holiday Weekends
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Full-Service. 5 STAR. Rustic Resort & Spa.
1st Class Gourmet Dining & Breakfast in bed.
Horseback, Dog Sledding, Snow Shoes, Skiing.
11 Cabins and 35 Junior Suites, All Waterfront.
All Accommodation with a Wood Burning Fireplace.
All Cabins & Suites with Private Hot Tub on a Private Deck.
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“Please enjoy. Sorensen Family since 1967”
Any time of year is a great time to visit the Collingwood/Blue Mountain Region, with so much to do for the whole family. Experience the excellent grounds with miles of trails to explore or take a few minutes’ drive from our resort to the famous Blue Mountains or visit the picturesque village. After your adventure is complete, take a moment to unwind in our indoor hot tub or relax in our guest rooms.
Cranberry Golf Resort presents the Stay & Breakfast Package to enhance your experience in Collingwood. With our delicious selection of hot and cold breakfast items, our full breakfast buffet is the perfect way to prepare you for a day of fun activities across the resort.
- Accommodation in one of our guest rooms
- Hot breakfast for each person in the room
- $65 worth of Resort Activity Dollars
Apres Snow Package with $40 Dining Credit
Valid to March 20, 2018 | From $169*/per night
Experience Muskoka’s winter wonderland with the midweek offer brimming with bonus value!
- $40 dining credit per room per night
- 20% off food in onsite restaurants
- 20% off spa services at Amba Spa
- 20% off resort wear and gifts in the General Store
*Taxes and resort fee extra; conditions apply
Offering the Very Best in Winter Adventures!
Includes Two Winter Activity Passes, From $169 Per Night*
There’s more than downhill skiing at Horseshoe! This winter, experience our Winter Stay & Play package providing you access to the ultimate winter adventures. Soar down our expanded snow tubing hill, snowshoe through the Copeland Forest or navigate 32 kilometres of cross country trails. The best part, you can all choose a different activity! Winter Activity passes will be provided at check-in.
- Accommodation in a resort style room (Sunday – Thursday)
- One winter activity for each person in the room
- Snow Tubing
- Cross Country Skiing (rental equipment and trail pass)
- Snowshoeing (rental equipment and trail pass)
Looking to try something different? Check out our moonlight snowshoeing, available every Saturday during the winter, weather depending. Purchase your ticket at the front desk
KKR Cottages is located just east of Huntsville in the resort community of Oxtongue Lake. We are only minutes from Algonquin Park which offers a variety of walking and biking trails, a Visitor Centre, Logging Museum, and Art Centre.
KKR Cottages is a spacious 2 acre property with our own private sand beach, ideal for young children. Older kids and adults will enjoy canoeing, kayaking and of course our water trampoline.
We have two cottages which are well suited for larger, extended families looking to enjoy a vacation together or even just for a weekend getaway. The Lakeview Cottage is a large open concept 2 bedroom cottage. Our Log House is a 2 bedroom rustic log cabin with lots of Muskoka charm. Each cottage has a propane barbeque and equipped with everything you will need for an enjoyable stay.
The Near-North: one of Canada’s best-loved eco-tourism destinations, renowned for its pristine waterways, sprawling woodlands, and abundant wildlife… Mattawa River Resort continues the great tradition of Canadian hospitality in a natural setting that is unmatched in the opportunity to experience the wonders of nature and the many flavors of local culture.
Whether a romantic getaway, a wedding celebration, a family vacation, fishing trip or a corporate retreat, expect the very best of Canadian culture and hospitality in every way, throughout your stay. From the casual comfort of our well-appointed cottages and cabins to hearty, homemade entrees prepared with care in our all-new Cardinal Restaurant, our attention to detail and commitment to your satisfaction makes all the difference between a good vacation and a great one! We also offer a multitude of outdoor activities and wilderness adventure experiences that will usher you into a world far-removed from the grind of urban life.
At Mattawa River Resort, every element of your vacation experience is a reflection of our core principle of appreciation for these historic lands and those who have shared them throughout history. We look forward to welcoming you!
Offering snowshoeing trails and cross country skiing…Then curl up by the fire and have a hot chocolate and read your favourite book. Just what the doctor ordered.
Snow comes to our area in November and doesn’t leave until April, which gives us a very long winter season to enjoy.
In the winter, snow blankets the area with majestic beauty. Trekking by cross country skis or snowshoes allows visitors to view the areas’ breathtaking sights. You can also bring your skates and skate on the rink that is available right outside your door. For those who would like to snowmobile, the lodge is only a mile from the OFSC Trail F system. Unlike trails in southern Ontario and the Northern US that are packed with snowmobiles, we have the luxury of hundreds of miles of pristine trails right outside your door with no bumper to bumper traffic. There are also many lakes in the area with excellent ice fishing for Walleye and Trout.
Bring plenty of film and memory cards so friends, family and co-workers can enjoy the beauty you experienced. Take pictures of one of the greatest winter paradises in the world.
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An intimate and relaxing all-season resort nestled in the woods on beautiful Walker Lake in Muskoka – Lake of Bays. Located just 15 minutes from Huntsville and Algonquin Park but a million miles from it all. The Norsemen is a great choice for an intimate and cozy retreat. Relax in a secluded waterfront cottage, cuddle by the wood-burning fireplace while you gaze at the lake, then soak in the Jacuzzi.
The Norsemen Resort is a great choice for a cross country skiing and snowmobiling weekend, just 20 minutes from the groomed cross country ski trails in Algonquin Provincial Park and only two minutes by snowmobile to OFSC Trails 77 & 78 near D101B and D102B in the Algonquin Snowmobile Region
The Norsemen Restaurant is recognized for its fine European and traditional cuisine. Treat yourself to outstanding steak, seafood and delicious chocolate desserts while enjoying a superb view of the lake in a historic lodge with stone fireplaces and a rare “Old Muskoka” ambience.
Ogopogo Resort on Mountain Lake
Nordic Skiing Trails at Ogopogo Resort: Twin Lakes Nordic Ski Trails offers 10 kms of track set classic and Skate skiing and is located just steps away from Ogopogo Resort. We sell ski passes here at the resort and provide trail maps which will give you access to many of the other great Nordic ski trails in the area. Package your ski trip with a cozy cottage right here on Mountain Lake where we feature a large ice skating rink on the lake with flood lights for your night skating pleasure and of course a bon fire to help warm up your fingers and toes.
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Bring your mittens and put on your toque as you set out for an adventure. With 8 hours use of our winter recreation equipment per person, you can try cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, tobogganing, or skating. If you find a favourite you can perfect your skills on our groomed trails or rink on the lake. Enjoy 2 nights in a cottage or resort townhouse with full kitchen, whirlpool bath, TV/DVD, wood fireplace & deck with BBQ plus all resort facilities including our “hot tub under the stars”, indoor hot tub, games and fitness rooms, and groomed trails. Treat yourself to a therapeutic massage or visit a local spa for some pampering & relaxation. A great way for couples, friends or the family to get outdoors and enjoy winter.
Experience pristine snow conditions, spectacular views and unique trails high atop the Niagara Escarpment in a 200 year old forest featuring 100 ft. tall sugar maples, beech and oak trees. Glide along 27 km of cross country ski trails professionally groomed daily for both skate and classic styles. Explore 10 km of dedicated snowshoe trails. Nowhere else in Ontario can you snowshoe across Southern Ontario’s Longest Suspension Footbridge! Take a breathtaking 130-metre hike across a narrow bridge, arched 25 meters above a treed valley, 300 meters above Georgian Bay.
Relax and Enjoy Winter in Muskoka!
We recognize that getting here with enough time to truly enjoy Friday is sometimes difficult so we are offering a 50 percent discount on Friday nights rate if you book Saturday night at our regular price. Enjoy a full weekend of relaxation, dining, spa and quiet recreation activity.
- Nightly accommodations
- Access to all on-site recreation facilities
- Subject to availability at time of booking
- Package cannot be combined with any other offer
- Valid November 2017 through April 2018 in all rooms except cottages
- Some restrictions apply
- Black out dates include New Year’s weekend and Family Day weekend
- Daily resort amenity fee is additional
Enjoy Sherwood and the Cranberry Ice Trail
Don’t forget to pack your skates so you can enjoy their 1.2km ice trail loop around 12 acres of cranberries. With Boreal forest on one side and cranberry beds on the other, this is a one-of-a-kind Muskoka experience. Stop by the waterfalls and warm up by the crackling fire. Head back to the winery for some hot mulled cranberry cider or wine (you can even take it out on the trail!).
- Nightly accommodations
- Daily breakfast for the number of adults listed
- Two daily passes to enjoy the local Cranberry Ice Trail and Bog-to-bottle tour (A Canadian Signature Experience) daily at 11am, 1pm and 3pm!
Enjoy a selection of trails at Massie, Scenic Caves Nordic Centre or the vineyard at Coffen Ridge. Enjoy our Country Getaway Escape package including: accommodation, $30 dinner credit per person in the falls-view dining room and sawyers breakfast.
Maple $119 per person
Cherry $134 per person
Mahgony $149 per person
Maple $104 per person
Cherry $119 per person
Mahogany $149 per person
Maple $119 per person,
Cherry $149 per person
Mahogany $149 per person.
PERFECT for families and groups! 4 to 9 bedroom Swiss or Executive-Style Chalets located 90min north of Toronto at the base of Blue Mountain, Ontario’s largest mountain resort. An area renowned for its winter recreation: downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, skating and much more! Our pet friendly chalets have full kitchen, sauna or jacuzzi or hot tub, fireplace, cable TV and spacious living/dining areas. Within walking distance to the new Village at Blue featuring entertainment, dining, shopping, events & festivals! Ask us about discounted ski lift tickets.
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If you’re the type of person who spends the work week dreaming of cross country ski trails and frosty treescapes, this is the package for you!
The Kawarthas are teeming with incredible outdoor winter adventures, from cross country skiing at Warsaw Caves or the Kawartha Nordic Ski Club, snowshoeing and ice fishing at Silent Lake, to wildlife and bird watching along the area’s many nature trails. But a day of outdoor fun requires a welcoming place to return to for a nourishing meal, a crackling fire and a good night’s sleep. Let Viamede Resort be your winter basecamp this year, so you can escape the slushy streets and grey skies of the city.
Pro Tip: with us as your home base, you’ll be able to pack in several more hours of adventure by coming up for the whole weekend, rather than just a day trip!
Just for you:
- Two nights’ accommodation in a deluxe guest room
- Three-course dinner for two at 1885 restaurant in the main building, with lake views
- Daily packed lunch to nourish you on your adventure
- Insider guides to the area’s best winter attractions
- Complimentary day pass for the Kawartha Nordic Ski trails
- $679 for two people
- This is a two-night package
- Available January 18 – March 31, 2018
All our packages always include:
- Viamede’s signature breakfast
- Our full recreation program
- Free parking and Wifi
- Deluxe room amenities
- All service charges, resort fees, marketing fees, and other charges are included in your room rate. Just add the tax.
Westwind Inn, the perfect destination for the holidays! A winter wonderland…So Romantic! An Intimate, scenic destination. Enjoy the weekend relax, soak in the outdoor hot tub surrounded with freshly fallen snow. Embrace all winters Magical beauty; Ski, skate on the lake, and snowshoe through the forest, we include all equipment here on sight. Invigorating days and delightful evenings. Fireside dining complemented with a selection from our wine list. Custom select your choice of accommodations and packages. All rooms offer the comforts of your log cabin inspired decor, complete with personal balcony and fireplace. 4 private Suites in the “chalet”, So private. Mostly Adults. Not only for Honeymoons! Rustic details- pine floors, cedar ceiling, huge sofa & wing chair, 4 poster bed, large balcony deck by the lake. Many upgraded lodge rooms have a heart shaped jetted tubs for two inquire. Festive and cozy lakeside cedar lodge on the shore of a Buckhorn lake in a wilderness setting yet close to all amenities, 90 min from Toronto. the perfect setting for all occasions. Located just 90 minutes north east of Toronto, 20 KM north of Peterborough, 3 KM east of Buckhorn, let Westwind Inn A tradition! Spend time doing what matters, and leave the details to us.
Come and enjoy the old-fashioned winter that you remember. The snow stays white, you can see the stars, and skating on the floodlit lakeside rink is a toe-tingling pleasure. We have over 12 kilometers of private cross-country ski and snowshoe trails, which are well groomed and track set. Furthermore, Algonquin Park has an additional 90kms of cross-country ski trails available in three trail networks.
After a day outside in the crisp, invigorating air, return to the warmth of your cottage with the crackling sounds of a wood-burning fireplace or unwind in your own private Jacuzzi tub. Your accommodation comes complete with a fully furnished, fully equipped and spacious housekeeping cottage that includes free WIFI, 32” flat screen satellite TV/DVD and a gas barbeque on the patio.
Here you will find an abundance of activities to enjoy around the resort, although it is perfectly all right to do nothing at all.
- Nordic Skiing & Snowshoe Trails
- Ice Skating
- Ice Fishing
- Toboggan Hill
- Snowmobiling right from your front door OFSC TRAIL 74
- Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding at Hidden Valley (15mins away)
- Dog Sledding (Near By)
Packages starting from $129 per night for 2 people
All cottages are self catering and have cozy fireplaces, internet connection, TV and well equipped kitchen facilities.
On Lake of Bays, at Dwight, just 15 minutes from Algonquin Park, Arrowhead parks famous skating trail or Hidden Valley alpine skiing centre. We are a simple 2.75 hour drive from the 401/400 area of Toronto.
20 km private groomed ski and snowshoe trails on our 600 acre site start at your door. Sledders have easy access to OFSC trails and we have fuel on site.
Rates from $160 to $445 per night per cottage. Visit our web site at www.bondi-cottage-resort.com for full price schedules, many more details and special packages or mid-week price reductions all winter long.
We are a family owned and operated establishment since before YOU were born so please call us at 1-888-300-2132 and talk to us about your holiday plans. We can make up special packages for families or groups to suit almost any occasion.
Let’s go Skiing!
Plan a wonderful 2 nights stay in a Log Cabin with private hot to or 2-3 bedroom cottage with living room with a glass doored woodstove, fully equipped kitchen, deck with WEBER BBQ overlooking Boshkung Lake.
Ice fishing on site.
10 mins to the Frost Centre the Algonquin Highlands Trails office rents nordic ski and snowshoe equipment and has amazing groomed trails
For Nordic or Downhill, skiing, boarding or snow shoeing- Haliburton Highlands is the place to be!
We have 100’s of kms of groomed trails and Sir Sam’s has 17 downhill runs and our guests enjoy discounted rates.
Please give us a call to book and we’ll be happy to help organize your outing 1 888 368 3147
Embrace Winter! A wonderful cross country ski experience. Join us in the Blue Mountains and discover the serenity of cross country skiing on pristine powder after a snowfall at Scenic Caves Nordic.
Come enjoy the outdoors and ski three renowned cross country ski areas with one pass.
Nestled in a glorious landscape on the Niagara Escarpment this beginners Cross Country experience includes trail passes, ski rentals and a lesson at Highlands Nordic. www.highlandsnordic.ca for two. Come up and explore this growing popular sport.
Experience the best of winter by skiing Wye Marsh. The 22km of groomed cross country ski trails meander through out the Wye Marsh National Wildlife Area, offering a diverse range of trails perfect for both the beginner and expert skier. Skiers will be delighted with scenic panoramic lookouts of the Wye Valley as well as excellent nature viewing opportunities. Many skiers may want to take some seed out on the trails to feed the chickadees too! Cross country ski rentals are available.
For more information on our ski trails please visit www.wyemarsh.com/trails-to-walk-bike-or-ski
More Winter Fun
Family Day Activities February 19th, 10am-4pm
A host of programming that you are welcome to participate in as a part of the admission fee.
Marsh by Moonlight Snowshoe Experience 2018 Dates Now Available!
Join Wye Marsh for this new and exciting opportunity to experience nature at night!
Snowshoe Ecotours – 2018 Dates Now Available!
Experience areas of the Wye Marsh that are otherwise not open to the general visiting public! After a brief lesson on the art of snowshoeing, you will head out in search of the many mysteries that animal tracks & signs present while being followed by hungry chickadees that like to eat right out of your hand! Your Naturalist guide will teach you how to identify trees in the winter and interpret the symphony of bird songs overhead. You will then have an opportunity to warm up by the fire at Freshet’s Creek while enjoying some roasted bannock & hot Cedar tea!
Winter Break Activities – December 27th 2017 – January 7th 2018
Join Wye Marsh over your holiday break for some wonderfully fun winter activities!
Winter Weekend Programming – December – March 2018
In addition to hiking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing our over 25km of trails, check out some of the added value programming that we have to offer, all included with general admission!
Backyard Birding for KIDS! Saturdays, November 25 – December 16 2017
A great event for any family looking for a new winter activity, or a little nature enthusiast looking to branch out into some new winter wildlife fun. REGISTER NOW!
The spectacular scenery of the Highlands affords X-country skiing that’s as good as it gets anywhere. Kashaga Lodge is surrounded by Haliburton Nordic Trail Association groomed trails.
The Lakeview Motel is located on the outskirts of the Village of Haliburton, 2 1/2 hours Northeast of Toronto and just South of Algonquin Park, in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands, On, Canada. This family-run establishment combines the qualities of a motel with those of a B&B and a resort to provide a unique and enjoyable travel experience.
Our 14 rooms are modern and comfortable, and we offer many of the amenities and activities that provide the relaxing atmosphere and convenience of a larger resort, including dining facilities, a full size heated pool, private hot tubs, and wireless internet.
Full size outdoor heated pool (open summer only).
4 private outdoor hot tubs open year round.
Come and enjoy a cozy lakeside cottage with gas fireplace and skate on the rink on the lake, ice fish, go skiing or snowmobiling from your doorstepNearby are cross-country and downhill skiing, dogsledding, horseback riding, snow tubing and Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre! Free WIFI – There are several Spas in the area for that little treat while you are enjoying your time away. Our friendly staff are here to serve you and make you stay most memorable.
One bedroom cedar lakeside cottages with fireplace from $165/night for 2 people
Small 2 bedroom cedar lakeside cottages with fireplace from $185/night for 4 people
Large 2 bedroom with fireplace from $200/night for 4 people.
Join us as our wilderness transforms into a winter wonderland under a blanket of snow.
Take pleasure in our cross country tails, snowshoes or skating rink. Pamper your mind body and soul in our full service Country Spa. All this and more in an exclusive “Adult only ” setting.
Experience the stunning nature, awe inspiring art, fascinating history, fine folk, and warm hospitality of Haliburton County.
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Walk into Winter
Take a walk on the wild side. Start your day with an introduction to snowshoes – history, types, techniques, and tips. After some practice you will head out on a wilderness walk with a winter travel expert to discover the ecology of winter and the finer points of winter travel and survival. You will also enjoy some good stories, warm hospitality, and a tasty bush lunch prepared over a campfire.
Snowshoe Like a Canadian
Snowshoeing is a traditional and popular modern way of winter travel for Canadians. An expert guide will help you explore the ecology, heritage, culture and neat natural places of the Haliburton Highlands.
Ski Like a Canadian
Come glide into winter with this half day introduction to cross country skiing. If you are new to x-country skiing, we will teach you the basics in either skate or classic style and guide you along scenic trails that are suited to your level of ability. If you have skied before let us help you refine your technique and take you through some rugged and beautiful terrain.
Hardwood Ski and Bike has over 40 km of beautiful, rolling trails through hardwood and pine forests for cross-country skiing. The trail network consists of 8 different loops ranging from 3 km to 22 km. There is a trail for every level of ability, from beginner to elite racer on terrain that ranges from gently rolling to challenging.
Hardwood grooms all of the trails for both Classic and Skate skiing, using the new, state of the art grooming equipment. This equipment allows us to groom in all snow conditions, no matter what. Voted 6 years in a row by Get Out There Magazine as the best cross-country ski facility in eastern Ontario.
*Note: No rentals, no chalet, no retail due to recent fire.
Trails now open and most programs are up and running. Visit the website directly for more information.
Our Beautiful Cottage is truly minutes away from some of the best Cross Country Skiing available in the Midland/Penetanghuinese area. Awenda Provincial Park is renowned for it’s great trails and with an outstanding location. We are also 30 minutes from Horseshoe Valley and Snow Valley.
Once your back you can relax by our fabulous fireplace and sip some hot chocolate or fine wines. Our Cottage can sleep up to 16* comfortably and from $600.00 for a full weekend* the cost is minimal. Snowshoeing and Snowmobile Trails and a two car garage are available. Massage services can be arranged in the cottage along with a personal chef which is available in the area for a unique evening. All of this can be arranged with proper notice. These options will save you lots of money for a great weekend getaway compared to a resort.
Please don’t also forget to book your Prime Summer Week as some weeks are going already and I think we could be booked in full by the end of January. Only a small deposit is required.
Please note all prices for packages, getaways, room rates and activities are subject to change and may not be available at the time of booking. Come back to our site often for up-to-date packages for specific time periods.