Oro-Medonte: Your Ultimate Destination for All-Season Outdoor Fun
Nestled amidst rolling hills and sprawling forests, Oro-Medonte is a true haven for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. In all four seasons, you can indulge in thrilling recreational activities and enjoy a peaceful escape from the city.
With hundreds of kilometers of world-class trails, family-friendly skiing, pristine lakes, and countless attractions, Oro-Medonte offers renowned cycling, hiking, golfing, horseback riding, and paddling opportunities. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or a novice looking to try something new, Oro-Medonte’s lovely landscapes and friendly attractions will impress visitors of all ages. So grab your gear, and get ready to experience the thrill of the outdoors in one of Ontario’s most beautiful destinations.
Scenic Hiking Trails
Oro-Medonte is a haven for hiking enthusiasts, thanks to its exceptional trails and routes that wind through breathtaking natural scenery. One of the area’s biggest draws is Copeland Forest, a pristine woodland spanning 4,400 acres that is the largest intact forest south of Algonquin Park. Copeland Forest has five designated parking lots and 22 access points, making it an easy and convenient destination for immersing yourself in nature. Walking or cycling beneath the high tree canopy is an unforgettable experience, and the forest’s unspoiled beauty is truly enchanting. The Township of Oro-Medonte is home to the second largest area of Simcoe County Forest tracts with over 2,548 hectares or more than 6,296 acres across 39 tracts, to find a tract and learn more about permitted activities on each tract visit www.findyourforest.simcoe.ca.
Located just an hour’s drive from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), thousands of cyclists flock to the area each year to experience the unparalleled beauty of the region. Join a guided tour, hit the downhill mountain bike trails, or cycle on Oro-Medonte’s top-notch trails, routes and roadways. As you pedal along the rolling hills and through canopies that showcase the changing of the seasons, you’ll discover that few sights compare to the spectacular beauty of Oro-Medonte. For a new kind of adventure, fat-biking on snowy trails is an exhilarating option that’s sure to get your heart racing. Visit a local outfitter for rentals and guided trips.
Skiing, Snowboarding & Snowshoeing
Winter in Oro-Medonte means one thing: snow! And we have plenty of it. From adrenaline-pumping downhill adventures at Horseshoe Resort and Mount St. Louis Moonstone to the serene beauty of cross-country skiing in Copeland Forest, Hardwood Ski & Bike or Horseshoe, our winter wonderland has something for everyone. Skiers and snowboarders can hit the slopes on downhill trails, while cross-country skiers and snowshoers can explore the impressive winter scenery at a more leisurely pace.
Golfing, Paddling, Fishing & More
Oro-Medonte’s waterfront sparkles in the warmer months, offering paddling and fishing opportunities on Lake Simcoe or Bass Lake. Book seasonal camping at Bass Lake Provincial Park and other local campgrounds. Try horseback riding or visiting local farms. Book a tee time at one of the Township’s exceptional golf courses or try out mini golf or a driving range. Oro-Medonte’s many notable fairways offer unforgettable golfing, many with delectable dining options available on-site. Or looking for more of an adventure, make sure to check out Tree Top Trekking, fun and challenging for the whole family.
Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or simply looking for a peaceful escape, Oro-Medonte is a must-see destination in Ontario.