Winter Fun in Muskoka

"Voted One of the Best Winter Resorts" by City Parent readers 2014.

The snow brings a wonderland of exciting activities to Deerhurst Resort. Enjoy all types of skiing and additional snow and ice activities. Choose from the many exhilarating winter activities below (All outdoor activities are dependant on weather and snow or ice conditions. Season usually extends from Christmas through mid-March).

Snowshoeing / X-C Skiing / Ice-Skating


Strap on rental equipment from our convenient new Winter Adventures HQ and enjoy use of Deerhurst’s onsite trails and outdoor rinks - all included in your resort fee.

New Guided Tours & Lessons

For even more variety, explore excellent trails at nearby Arrowhead Provincial Park and Algonquin Provincial Park, as well as a 1.5 km skating trail at Arrowhead (see details below). See details below.

Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding


Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area, next door to Deerhurst, takes pride in its friendly atmosphere and short line-ups. With 12 slopes, three quad chair lifts and a handle bar tow, it is an ideal location for families and for those who want to learn.

Snowmobiling Rentals & Tours


A Day on the Snowmobile Trails

Yamaha Snowmobile Adventures at Deerhurst 

Explore Muskoka on the latest eco-friendly snow machines on a variety of guided adventures, complete with safety and driver training session beforehand. No experience needed! See more here.

Deerhurst is A Snowmobiler's Paradise

Locked overnight sled parking, premium fuel, trail maps and permits are all right here. See more here.

Back Country Snowmobile Rentals

A full line-up of 2014 sled rentals is available nearby. Ask about delivery service to Deerhurst. See more here or call 1-888-955-9076 or text 705-457-7046

Sleigh Rides, Trail Rides & Children’s Fun at the Stable


Saddle up for a scenic trail ride or climb aboard for an old-fashioned sleigh or carriage ride. On Saturdays and school holidays, little ones will have fun taking pony rides, tack fitting and grooming during Kids’n Ponies sessions or meeting barnyard animals during our Kids'n Critters program.
Available year-round, based on conditions, except for Wednesdays.

Dog Sled Rides


Treat yourself to the Arctic thrill of dog-sledding with an experienced guide. Meet the dogs, learn about commands, and enjoy a trip through our on-site wooded trail. And kids will love “Chili-Doggin” with pint-size sleds perfect for young mushers. Available late December through mid-March, based on conditions.

New - "Mukluk" Fat Tire Bikes for Winter Cycling


Looking for a unique new winter experience? Take out one a Mukluk, our NEW ride-anywhere fat tire bikes, designed to take you where other bikes can’t or just plain refuse to go. Discover a new world of riding where the word ‘trail’ takes on a whole new meaning.

Arrowhead Provincial Park






A charming provincial park on the Big East River and Arrowhead Lake, just 10 minutes from Deerhurst. Take Hwy 60 West, turn right at Muskoka Rd 3 lights, then turn right at Arrowhead Provincial Park Road.

See today's trail conditions

Daily vehicle permit of $14 includes access to:
1.5 km Ice-Skating Trail through the woods
Tubing Hill - tubes provided or bring your own
Snowshoe Trails

Cross-Country Ski Trail Use - $13/adult, $10/senior 65+, $6/child 6 - 17 year

Registered guests may obtain equipment from Deerhurst to use at the park, or rental skates, skis and snowshoes are available at the park for additional fees.


  • See our current activity rates
  • To book call 1-800-461-4393, option #5


*Deerhurst Resort is not responsible for any package components or recreational facilities made unavailable due to weather and/or circumstances beyond our control. Advance booking is recommended for dinner, show, spa, tennis and other recreational activities.