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Spend Winter on Ontario's Best Slopes

Carriage Ridge Resort is perfectly positioned for guests to enjoy skiing near Toronto, along with a slew of other exciting winter activities. The resort, offering Ski-in/Ski-out suites on the ridge of Horseshoe Resort, is just 15 minutes from Mount St. Louis Moonstone and a short drive away from the Hardwood Ski and Bike recreation area. 


Winter Activities in Ontario


Alpine Skiing

Horseshoe Resort features 28 alpine ski and snowboard runs including 5 chair lifts, 2 carpets and a snow tube park with the popular Night Skiing! Mount St. Louis Moonstone offers 170 skiable acres, just 15 minutes from our resort and has world-renowned snowmaking capabilities and offers 40 slopes, 9 chair lifts, a terrain park with 2 half pipe runs and 3 carpets. If you are seeking a family-friendly ski experience, try Snow Valley Ski Resort, just a 25-minute drive from Carriage Ridge and offers the best snow tubing terrain in Ontario with a snow tube rope tow and lots of chutes with large lanes so you can go down along with your group of friends or your family.


Nordic Skiing & Snowshoeing

Some of Ontario’s best cross-country skiing can be found within ten minutes of Carriage Ridge Resort. Both Hardwood Ski and Bike and Horseshoe Resort recreation areas offer a number of Nordic trails, ideal for skiers of all ability levels. Within a 30-minute drive of our resort, you can also find three snowshoeing areas: Hardwood Ski and Bike, Snow Valley Ski Resort, and Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre. 


Sleigh Rides & Dog Sledding

Taking a relaxing sleigh ride across the snow or embarking on a dog sledding adventure is a great way to experience the winter wonderland that is Ontario. Local farms near our resort offer horse-drawn sleigh rides across the snowy landscape, and dog sledding is available adjacent to our property, led by a team of Alaskan Huskies. 


Ice Fishing

Kempenfelt Bay, in Barrie along Lake Simcoe, is home to a village of ice huts offering ice fishing once the lake freezes each winter. The bay is just 15 minutes away from Carriage Ridge Resort. 


Night Life

For a perfect entertainment experience visit Casino Rama just past Orillia. One of Ontario’s premier entertainment destinations, Casino Rama blends hot casino action, 8 unique restaurants and big-name concerts.  Open year-round 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.


Find out more about winter sports and activities in Ontario.