Snowmobiling in Ontario’s Haliburton Highlands is a journey on which all winter enthusiasts should embark. Although it feels like the coldest part of the year is winding down, there is still plenty of time to get out on the Haliburton snowmobile trails near Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa in Eagle Lake, Ontario. It’s no coincidence that excellent skiing locations like the Haliburton Highlands also make themselves available for a laid back motorized endeavor. And to show you why snowmobiling has become a cornerstone of many winter vacations in Ontario, we put together a brief guide to riding through bright white powder in our neck of the woods. With some of the best trails in Ontario, if not Canada, you’ll quickly discover why the Haliburton Highlands are at the top of many snowmobiling destinations in North America.
Snowmobiling in Ontario: Exploring the Haliburton Highlands
One of the most exciting perks to snowmobiling in Ontario is gaining access to what seems like an infinite trail system. There are many great reasons to go on a winter vacation, but having an interconnected matrix to explore may top the list. For example, the Haliburton Forest alone has over 400 kilometres of well-managed and highly groomed trails. And although snowmobiling has become vastly popular, many volunteers, including the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC), spend several hours dedicated to trail management, providing an enjoyable outing for all who participate. Here are some of the places you’ll want to visit on winter vacation:
- Forest and Rail Loop is a 75 kilometre that has many unique features like an abandoned chemical plant, a sculpture forest, a “floating bridge,” and other unique forest features only found in the Haliburton area.
- Trailblazer Tour will bring you through the quaint villages of Wilberforce and Harcourt, as well as the Southern Algonquin Park.
- Round Algonquin Park Tour – Rap is quite possibly the most renowned loop in all of Canada. Although you can buzz through it in about three days, many sledders choose to take their time, finishing in four to five for a more leisurely experience.
Luxury Resorts in Ontario’s Haliburton Highlands
Whether you need a weekend getaway or an extended vacation, Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa is your premier lodging destination for snowmobiling in Ontario. You don’t have to stay at a bland hotel to enjoy one of your favourite winter sports. On the contrary, let the staff at Sir Sam’s show you why we make the perfect choice for the ultimate winter retreat. For more information or to learn about the Haliburton Highlands, please reach out to us online or call 800-361-2188. And be sure to check out Back Country Tours and Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve for rentals!