Top Winter Activities in Orillia & Lake Country

Top Winter Activities in Orillia & Lake Country

Your next winter adventure awaits in Orillia & Lake Country! We’ve rounded up some awesome experiences that will get your heart pumping while immersed in the region’s winter wonderland. From hitting the slopes, trekking through trails or out on the lake, there are so many ways to make the most of the season!

 Hardwood Ski & Bike Groomer Tours with four people sightseeing winter landscape

Ski, Snowshoe, Fat Bike or Ride a Groomer at Hardwood

Cross country ski, snowshoe or bike through over 100 km of beautiful, rolling trails at this renowned ski and bike centre. Looking for something really special? Book a special winter groomer tour which allows members of your household to tour the grounds of Hardwood Ski and Bike in the comfort of a climate-controlled bubble cabin. It’s heaps of fun!

Visit Website      Phone: 1-800-387-3775



 Go Snow Tubing, Skiing, Skating or Fat Biking at Horseshoe Resort

Play all day at Horseshoe Resort and choose from a range of outdoor activities designed to get your heart pumping! Hit the alpine slopes on ski or snowboard and choose from 29 runs. If cross country is more your style, explore 30kms of groomed double track set Nordic trails. Take the kids snow tubing and watch their faces fill with delight, try your hands at a fun fat biking experience, or lace up the ice skates for a twirl around the rink. This place has something for everyone.

Visit Website       Phone: 705-835-2790



Mount St Louis Moonstone Skiing lesson

Ski or Snowboard at Mount St Louis Moonstone

Hit the slopes at  Mount St Louis Moonstone for an awesome day of skiing or snowboarding. The family-friendly ski hill can accommodate skiers and snowboarders at all levels, from beginner to expert! Snowboarders have the option of three awesome terrain parks.

Visit Website      Phone: 1-877-835-2112




Learn Snowmobiling with SMART Adventures

Get your adrenaline pumping on a guided snowmobile ride through the forest. SMART Adventures offers snowmobile lessons and guided snowmobile tours. Kids and beginners are most welcome! Choose from a one and a half hour tour or a thirty minute kids ride. Booking a lesson means you’ll get step by step learning experience designed to equip riders with essential skills and confidence. ​On guided tours, you’ll explore the forest and stop for photos along the way.

Visit Website    Phone:  705-835-2790 ext. 1288




Winter Camping & Horseback Riding at Glen Oro Farm

This rural eco-retreat offers winter glamping and guided horseback trail rides. Spend an unforgettable night in a stylish prospectors tent (yes, there is heat!) and recharge in the midst of a peaceful forest. Take a relaxing horseback ride through Glen Oro Farm’s scenic wooded trails and learn about horse care and riding techniques from expert guides.

Visit Website      Phone: (705) 326-7244




Try Ice Fishing with A Breath of Fresh Air

Picture yourself out in the fresh air all day with your friends, enjoying a hot beverage and taking in the view.  Conveniently located just offshore on Lake Couchiching,  known for its abundance of perch and pike, ice hut rentals by A Breath of Fresh Air Sports allow for ice fishing  in comfort. A heated hut and all the gear is supplied by A Breath of Fresh Air.

Visit Website      Phone: 705-345-0814




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