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Your Complete Guide to Haliburton Winter Activities

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Don’t waste the winter hibernating; head to the Haliburton Highlands and make the most of the season with Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa! Discover all the Haliburton winter activities near our resort, including skiing, snowmobiling, dog sledding, snowshoeing, and ice fishing. After a day of exploration, our resort offers the perfect respite, with wood-burning fireplaces and an on-site spa. Lace-up your boots, zip your jackets, grab your gloves, and discover all the winter fun in Haliburton:


Kick off your winter getaway at Sir Sam’s Ski and Ride, located just 400km away from the inn! Ride 14 groomed ski and snowboarding runs or learn more skills on the slopes with their camps and lessons. Book our Ski and Stay Escape vacation package!


Near the inn, you can access some of the best snowmobiling trails in Ontario. The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs manages 1,600km of trails in the Haliburton Highlands. Take advantage of our 10% discount for OFSC members!

Dog Sledding

Embark on a unique winter adventure with Winterdance Dogsled Tours. Take in views of the winter landscapes while being pulled by a team of Siberian huskies. Book our Highlands Dogsled Adventure package and enjoy a two-hour dog sled adventure with your two-night stay!

Snowshoeing and Cross Country Skiing

Slow down and experience the tranquility of our snowshoeing and cross-country ski trails. You can snowshoe on most hiking trails in the area, but you must purchase a ski pass for the Nordic trails managed by The Haliburton Highlands Nordic Trail & Ski Association Club.

Guided Winter Adventures

If you prefer to discover Haliburton winter activities with a guide, we recommend signing up for experiences with Yours Outdoors. From guided cross-country skiing to unique activities like ice climbing and skijoring, there is something for everyone!

Ice Fishing

Dozens of lakes around Haliburton Forest offer fantastic spots for ice fishing! We recommend heading out with a local guide to stay safe and find the best spots this winter. Popular species include lake trout, brookies, and rainbows.

Book Your Haliburton Winter Getaway Today

Plan your retreat with Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa and discover Haliburton winter activities for every interest. Take advantage of our all-inclusive vacation packages, on-site spa treatments, and delicious meals at Twin Fires. Browse our Haliburton accommodations and the perfect property for your Ontario winter getaway!