Dog Sledding, Sports and Skijoring Ontario

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Dog Sledding Sports and Skijoring

Dog Sledding Outfitters

Set out with Boreal Journeys  near Thunder Bay, Borealis Dogsled Tours in Vermilion Bay or Chocpaw Expeditions in South River. Meet the team of Siberian Huskies at Évasion Nordik in Hearst, at Haliburton Forest Dogsledding  or with M.U.S.H.E.R.S in St. Charles. Travel through stunning landscapes in and around Algonquin Park with Highlands Wilderness Tours, Snow Forest Adventures, Wilderness Adventures, Winterdance or North Ridge Ranch  in Muskoka.

Dogsledding Events

Some of the fastest sled-dog teams in the world compete in Ontario's variety of exciting events. Race your own team or come out and cheer them on. Exciting events include Marmora Snowfest  Feb 6-7, just east of Peterborough, Kearney Dog Sled Races north of Huntsville on Feb 13-14, Eldorado Gold Sled Dog Races on Feb 20 near Belleville and Haliburton Highlands Dogsled Derby on March 5-6.


Looking for something new? Take up kicksledding or skijoring - something of a cross between dog sledding and cross-country skiing, and a whole lot of fun. Make it the highlight of your weekend getaway with Quiet Bay Lodge or at Woodland Echoes in Magnetawan. Don't worry if you don't know how. We have outfitters who can teach you the basics and introduce you to one of the finest ways to enjoy a winter day.

Two sled dogs resting.


Ontario has many excellent dogsledding outfitters in a variety of locations. They offer adventures ranging from two hours to ten days that anyone can do. You'll learn how to harness your dogs, give commands and glide along the trails. If you love dogs, it's a must-do adventure!     

Deb of The Planet D hugging a husky


Top global travel bloggers, Dave and Deb of The Planet D, describe dogsledding in Ontario as an "adventure of a lifetime".  See video and read about their adventure with Winterdance Dogsled Tours in Haliburton.