Be adventurous and participate in a cycling or mountain biking adventure. Even in winter, you can try fat biking!
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.
For those who enjoy mountain biking take an extended ride down the abandoned railway bed. The railway line is adjacent to our property and goes on forever, you can even do a 40 km circle tour if you come back along Hwy 60 from the town of Madawaska.
Exclusive log cabins and cottages all with king beds and wood fireplaces, TV with blu-ray player and A/C. Limited number of cabins with fireplace and double Jacuzzi.
Your stay includes:
- FREE Daily Breakfast a’la carte
- FREE Daily Served 3-Course Dinner
- $$ ZERO Corkage Fee. BYOW & BYOB to Save lots more money.
- FREE Daily use of Firewood for Fireplace
- FREE Daily ALGONQUIN PARK Pass. Perfect for hiking on Algonquin Trails.
- FREE WIFI access in Main Lodge.
- FREE Daily use of Kayaks & Canoes.
Cycle & Stay Package
All-inclusive packages include lakeside accommodation, dinner & breakfast daily, schedules programming, entertainment and use of resort amenities.
Rates starting at $179 pp per night.
Offering a variety of activities, including an assortment of beaches, cycling and hiking trails, golf courses, and a nearby waterpark, there are plenty of things to do for the whole family. Visit our activities page for a full list of things to do.
With the dramatic Niagara Escarpment and the waters of Georgian Bay as a backdrop, Blue Mountain is truly one of the most picturesque locations in Ontario.The Georgian Bay and Blue Mountain area has become Ontario’s favourite four-season playground. Summer is a non-stop celebration here! The area offers a spectacular summer-long selection of sporting and recreational activities, concerts, festivals and special events.
And of course there are more than 40 fabulous shops and restaurants located at The Village at Blue, 10 minutes walk from our resort.Those more inclined towards rest and relaxation may choose to spend a day on our private beach or being treated royally at a spa.
Begin your 40 km journey in the Village and take the scenic gondola (equipped to carry bikes) to the top of the mountain. From there cycle to the very top of the Niagara Escarpment, along quiet country roads, past orchards and vineyards, down into the beautiful Beaver Valley before arriving in the hamlet of Heathcote for a country picnic at Blackbird Pie Co. After lunch enjoy a 1 hour gentle paddle down the Beaver River with Free Spirit Tours and return to the Village via the Georgian Trail along the shores of Georgian Bay.
Includes: gondola ride, information sheet with directions, Apple Pie Trail Certificate that can be redeemed for lunch at Blackbird Pie Co., 1 hour kayak rental and transportation to launch site. Bike rental optional.
Carriage Ridge Resort and Carriage Hills Resort in Horseshoe Valley
Spacious condo-suites only 1 Hour North of Toronto
Spacious condominium-style suites await you at Carriage Ridge Resort and Carriage Hills Resorts in beautiful Horseshoe Valley. Resorts are near the Copeland Forest and are great for hiking, walking, cycling, off-roading, skiing, golf, zip lining and so much more!
Suite types range from studios with kitchenettes (toaster, coffee-maker, microwave and bar fridge) to one- and two-bedroom suites with fully appointed kitchens, oversized jetted tubs, gas fireplaces, private balconies. All suites have access to shared or private laundry facilities.
In addition to both resorts pools, enjoy fitness centre, billiards, games, daily activities programs and BBQ’s on site for all guests to enjoy!
Choose Horseshoe Resort for your next vacation in Ontario and take advantage of these exciting bike adventures. Choose from our onsite trails, or enjoy over 10,000 acres of scenic trails through beautiful Simcoe County. From Cross Country to Road Riding, we have everything you’ll need to be cycling in style.
Also, Horseshoe is pleased to have Andrew Doble return as our Head Technician for 2016. With over 30 years experience fitting and tuning bikes, Andrew can make your next ride, your best ride through Valley Sports Bike Service. Book an appointment with Andrew, our expert fitter please email us.
Bike Trails (onsite) Hours of Operation:
Lift open 10:00am – 5:00pm
A Daily Bike Trail Pass includes access to all maintained onsite bike trails, and unlimited lift access for the entire day for only one low price. For anyone wishing a single ride to the top, you may also choose the single lift option for $5/per person/per ride
Don’t have a bike, but still want to explore?
Horseshoe Resort is proud to be partnered with Norco Bikes and to be able to offer a brand new fleet of Cross Country, Enduro Mountain Bikes and Road Bikes. We also offer guided Mountain Biking adventures through Ride Guides.
Fat bikes allow adventurers to experience the snowy landscape in an entirely new way.
Distance: 9 km to experience the natural beauty of the Copeland – in the winter!
- Great for beginners to intermediate riders
- Trail pass is not included in rental
Experience Ontario’s Lake Country – Orillia and area’s four season playground in Simcoe County! Come and visit Ontario’s Lake Country for some fantastic paddling opportunities, boating along our scenic waterways, cycling opportunities for everyone and plethora of other great recreation activities and accommodation packages to discover.
Home to some fantastic cycling routes including waterfront and rail trails, scenic or challenging road routes to thrill seeking mountain biking. Ontario’s Lake Country has become a cycling mecca with some great stay and cycle packages that incorporate the Cycle Simcoe routes found throughout the region. We welcome families, couples, friends and groups to discover these routes and enjoy multiple days on various cycling routes in the area. Bring your bike or look to one of our local businesses to help you with renting, fixing or purchasing the right bike for your needs. We invite you to come and travel our routes, trails and roads.
Make Ontario’s Lake Country your next getaway destination for fun and adventurous outdoor activities.
Less than three hours from Toronto and Ottawa, the Haliburton Highlands are nestled among the rugged landscape of the Canadian Shield. With more than 600 lakes in the region, water enthusiasts interested in boating, canoeing, kayaking, and – of course – fishing will have found their paradise.
There’s something for those who remain on dry land, too. Thousands of kilometres of scenic trails await hikers, mountain bikers, ATV enthusiasts, snowmobilers, and skiers. Or pop into the community’s quaint towns and villages for your fill of shops, authentic dining experiences and, best of all, country charm.
The Canadiana Cruiser Bike fleet has arrived! Cycling is a great way to explore the beautiful landscapes surrounding Rawley and our bikes are waiting for you. Explore the Trent-Severn Waterway on two-wheels and marvel at the stunning views. Spend the day travelling the quiet sideroads, biking past beautiful lakeside cottages and tree-lined roads. For a cycling adventure big or small we have your wheels.
If you are cyclist joining us overnight, we offer secure storage for bikes and biking accessories. Please inform one of our Front Desk Agents upon check-in and they will be happy to assist you in making storage arrangements.
Enjoy a fun-filled yet relaxing getaway at one of Ontario’s premier lakeside resorts in the heart of the world famous Muskoka – Georgian Bay lake district. Located in a quiet sheltered cove on the northern shores of Gloucester Pool, part of the historic Trent Severn Waterway, the resort encompasses over 700 meters (2000 feet) of pristine shoreline and over 100 acres of property. The views are breathtaking, and it is difficult to believe that the greater Toronto area is only a short 90 minute drive.
For those wanting to do some biking, we offer complimentary mountain bikes to our guests. Our wooded hiking trails, although a bit rugged, are perfect for those avid mountain bikers. For those who prefer road cycling, there are hundreds of kilometers of paved cottage country roads in our area that are just perfect for biking. Many bike enthusiasts bring their own bikes which enables them to take longer trips during the day. The kitchen will even pack you a picnic lunch.
The resort features:
- Accommodation in a lake view room or suite
- Delicious meals
- Use of lodge’s recreation facilities including an outdoor swimming pool & whirlpool spa, sandy beach & lake swimming, waterpark featuring a 25’ water trampoline, water slide & climbing pyramid
- Canoes, pedal boats, stand-up paddle boards, mountain bikes, 100 acres of wooded hiking trails, tennis, basketball, volleyball, shuffleboard, fishing, and games room
- Summertime water-skiing & tubing, and evening entertainment
- Outboard boat & jet ski rentals
- Daily maid service
- Auto parking & baggage handling
- Nearby (extra charge) there is a full service spa, championship golf courses, horseback riding, picturesque lakeside villages with shopping, historic attractions, live summer theatre, boat cruises, and more!
Severn Lodge also has several cottages & suites with kitchens where guests can do their own cooking.
Severn Lodge has been family owned and operated for nearly a century, and is dedicated to providing the highest standards of hospitality, comfort, and personal service.
Call 1-844-877-6112 for details or visit our website at www.severnlodge.com
Experience the stunning nature, awe inspiring art, fascinating history, fine folk, and warm hospitality of Haliburton County. Yours Outdoors experience packages offer a rich variety of experiential, informative, active, and entertaining activities led by professional guides and involving local experts, naturalists, artisans, and personalities.
Pedal Your Arts: Tour du Village
Discover the world of art in Haliburton Village in a way like no other. This 10-12 km guided bicycle tour explores around Head Lake starting at the Rails End Gallery to a variety of studios and visual attractions including the Haliburton Sclpture Forest, and Haliburton School of the Arts. With lunch at the Haliburton Highlands Museum. Anyone who can ride a bike can do this easy to moderate tour. This is a full but relaxed day punctuated by good company, delightful arisans, and outstanding food.
Dog Days of Summer
Ready for something different? Does your dog love to pull? Would you like to get in shape with your dog bikejoring, scootering (kickbiking) or doing Canicross (running with your dog)? All these sports involve you doing the activity with the assistance of your dog. One to three dogs are commonly used. You provide power pedalling, kicking or running, and the dog adds additional power by running and pulling. The two of you are connected by a length of rope. Many breeds of dog participate in these sports. The only prerequisite is a desire to run down a trail and pull, which is innate in many dogs.
Pedal Your Arts: The Rolling Hills of Harburn
The Rolling Hills of Harburn cycle tour will take you on a breathtaking (literally!) adventure along delightful back roads through “jaw dropping” scenery. You will make regular stops to visit local art studios and talk to the artist and watch demonstrations. Original works of art will be on display for show or sale. We’ll also take some time to explore natural and cultural features along the way. And there will be an amazing lunch prepared by one our great local chefs, not to mention a stop at Ontario’s only maple syrup winery. This 60 km tours is for experienced cyclists.
E-bike the Rail Trail
Looking for an incredible new way to explore the Haliburton County Rail Trail? This full day tour takes you silently and effortlessly on electric powered bicycles. Our knowledgeable, local guides will lead you to historical scenic viewpoints such as the High Trestle Bridge on Kendricks Creek. Surrounded by the beauty of native plants, wildlife, wetlands and wooded forests you’ll venture your way to a fully prepared picnic lunch at the 460 acres of mixed natural woodlands known as Snowden Park. Your guides will be Don Schlosser and Nicole Manary.
DO IT ALL AT THE BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT
If you are looking for a getaway that truly has it all, look no further than Blue Mountain.
Summer months offer the largest downhill mountain biking facility in Ontario, Monterra Golf course, Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster, Cascade Putting Course, Ropes Courses and a private beach property among other seasonal attractions.
Wye Marsh offers the opportunity to discover the secrets of a wetland with the assistance of our dynamic naturalist staff. Look for life in thewater during a guided canoe adventure or dip net from accessible boardwalks. You can enjoy the grace of the magnificent Trumpeter Swans,
25km of biking/hiking trails await you at the Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre.
Trails are open 9:00 am to 4:30 pm daily. Last admittance to bike trails is at 3:00 pm
Enjoy all the sights and wildlife of the Marsh. Our trails are diverse whether you are up for a leisurely hike/bike or a more strenuous workout.
Wye Marsh, which is a designated Important Bird Area as well as a National/Provincial Wildlife Area is teeming with wildlife and plant diversity. Hike our scenic trails or take in views from our floating boardwalk and observation tower.
Hardwood Ski and Bike has over 80 km of beautiful, rolling trails through hardwood and pine forests for mountain biking. In addition to the 34 km of rolling double track trails, there is an additional 50 km of challenging single track trails that intertwine with the ski trail network creating endless possibilities of courses and obstacles.
With learning in mind, Hardwood Ski and Bike wants to make mountain biking accessible to anyone from 4 – 70 years of age. There are trails for every level and ability and lesson & programs in place for everyone from beginners to elite athletes. Kids can enjoy the Radical Riders program or Camp Hardwood while adults can enjoy a Ride Better Clinic, Women’s Clinics, or Gear Up program.
With biking and non-biking activities at the resort, the whole family can have an awesome day outdoors at our facility. Included in the facility pass is the opportunity to play beach volleyball, disc golf, and utilize the trails for orienteering, hiking, walking and trail running. With our café serving healthy, delicious meals and snacks, a service shop for all your rental, tune-up and repair needs, as well as a retail shop equipped with riding gear galore, we promise you’ll have an amazing, full-service experience at Hardwood Ski and Bike.
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.
With learning in mind, Hardwood Ski and Bike wants to make cross-country skiing accessible to anyone from 3 – 70 years of age. There are many programs in place from either helping beginners feel comfortable on their skis to training elite athletes on improving their techniques. Kids can enjoy the NordiKids or Fast Trax program while adults can enjoy a Ski Better clinic, Ski 4 Life program, or even a private lesson.
Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and fat biking are all offered at the resort; therefore, the whole family can enjoy the outdoor winter playground. With a café serving healthy, delicious meals and snacks, a service shop for your entire rental, waxing and repair needs, as well as a retail shop equipped with cross country ski gear galore, we promise you’ll have an amazing, full-service experience at Hardwood Ski and Bike.
One Price. All the Feels. All the Fun.
Rates from only $174* per night
Available select dates this summer
Your hotspot for family fun this summer! Endless resort activities included in your getaway with Horseshoe Passes for the whole family! Race, soar and jump through Slopeside Activities and then splash your way through the Lake Activities. Your Hotspot is closer than you think, only one hour north of Toronto.
Book the Hotspot Package and enjoy Horseshoe Passes for the family ($160 value!)
**NEW** Inflatable Maze – Have fun navigating your way through our giant inflatable maze
**NEW** Ninja Obstacle Course – Climb and swing your way through our new ninja obstacle course
Disc Golf – Take on the Disc Golf Course, perfect for the whole family
Chairlift Ride – Scenic ride to the hilltop lookout
Inflatable Obstacle Course – Outdoor fun for the little ones
Mini Putt – Stunning and challenging course
Hiking & Biking Trails – Around the resort and the Copeland Forest
Skateboard/Bike Park – Access to our skateboard and bike park
Games & More – Enjoy giant Jenga, Checkers and more at the base of the hill
Lake Horseshoe – Access to the beach and swimming area
Water Inflatables – Slide and climb in Lake Horseshoe (opening June 28th, 2019)
*Horseshoe Passes valid on arrival day until departure day
Add On Extra Fun!
While you’re here, you can add on adventures for an additional charge such as:
- Wakeboarding Cable – Go for a spin around the lake on our wakeboard cable
- Treetop Trekking & Mega Zip Line – Adventure seekers can take on the course through the trees and the 2068ft zipline
- Urban Slide – Soar down one of the world’s longest slip n’ slides
Discover 2 UNESCO biosphere reserves (30,000 Islands and Niagara Escarpment), the rugged beauty of the Canadian Shield, and the tranquil lakes and forests of Muskoka. Visit Georgian Bay Islands National Park. Enjoy beautiful lakeside accommodations, excellent local food, and experience Ontario’s cottage country culture.
The tour begins with 2 days of excellent cycling in the Huntsville area including the Lake Vernon and Lake of Bays loops. It then moves to the spectacular Haliburton Highlands. Challenging riding, lovely lakeside accommodations at Hidden Valley Resort and Bonnie View Inn, and excellent food.
Pedal, Pints, & Pubs Haliburton 3 Day Tour
This 3 day tour is designed for a novice/intermediate rider. More beer, less biking! In addition to being spectacularly beautiful, Haliburton Highlands is a haven for recreation, artists, artisans, and, yes, craft beer.
Pedal, Pints, & Pubs Collingwood Blue Mountains 3 Day Tour
The tour version takes advantage of the area’s delightful combination of natural beauty, cultural happenings, and unique shops and boutiques. Experience spectacular views of Georgian Bay from the Niagara Escarpment, enjoy local craft beer from Collingwood Brewery and Side Launch and apple cider from Thornbury Village Cider House, and partake in some of the province’s best cycling.