Dog sledding is as quintessentially Canadian as it gets but there’s no reason to travel to the Arctic to try this thrilling winter activity. Just two hours from Toronto you’ll find many fine dog sled operators who’ll introduce you to working with these incredible animals, or take you out on a guided expedition. Some accommodations are getting in on the mushing as well, offering on-site instruction and mini trips on the trails. Below is just a partial list of of dog sledding providers in the area:
Ahmic Lake Resort Ahmic Harbour
Chocpaw Expeditions South River
Fern Glen Inn Chili-Dog Getaway Emsdale
The Great Canadian Dogsledding Experience Sundridge
Sugarbush Kennel Magnetawan
Woodland Echoes Resort Cottages
And don’t miss the annual Kearney Dog Sled Races in the beautiful Almaguin Highlands, February 7 & 8, 2015.