Multitude of Snowmobile Trails, both local and Trans Ontario Provincial. We are located on Algonquin Snowmobile Club Trail 77 on the North shore of Peninsula Lake. Trans Ontario Provicial trail, C114, is right across the lake. Snowmobile rentals delivered here to our resort from backcountrytours email them or phone 1.888.955.9076

Skiing and Snowboarding

The local Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding facility is Hidden Valley Highlands. They have 3 chairlifts (1 quad), 1 handle bar tow and 11 slopes. Night skiing Thursday to Saturday. Full line of rentals & lessons – 1-800-398-9555. Discounted lift tickets may be purchased at our resort. Cross Country Skiing at Arrowhead Provincial Park, Algonquin Provincial Park, Leslie M. Frost Centre, Grassmere, Deerhurst and Grandview. Rentals are available at Algonquin Outfitters.

Winter Festivals

Sometime in March, locals will have tours showing how sap is collected and made into Maple Syrup. Local Winter Carnivals (visit the Dorset Snowball) start the last weekend of January and will continue throughout February.

Horse and Sleigh Rides

Horseback Riding and Sleigh Rides Little East River Farms and Back of Beyond Equine Centre Horseback Riding, lessons, wagon rides. Please note the stables require proper clothing & footwear. Reservations are required. Oxen Sleigh Rides are fun for the whole family. Check it out at