We are at the hub of many miles of groomed trails, which take you to Dorset, Dwight, Huntsville, Hidden Valley, Port Sydney and beyond!
In nearby Huntsville with its many interesting shops and restaurants.
X-Country/Alpine Skiing and Skating
You can ski from your cottage door or go downhill at Hidden Valley only 18km to the west. A section of the lake is cleared for skating.
In Huntsville (10 minutes) Rock Ridge Tubing Park offers 7 tubing runs and a lift back up the hill.
Horse Drawn Sleigh & Dogsled Rides
Enjoy a single horse drawn Sleigh or cutter ride at Rosey's Trail Rides or Deerhurst Resort. Both farms are 10 minutes from Colonial Bay. Dogsled expeditions at North Ridge Ranch (15 minute drive). 1/2 hour adventures start at $35.
Enjoy a traditional White Christmas, with picture postcard views outside, whilst you enjoy your wood burning fireplace on the inside! Enjoy a quiet walk in our crisp, clean fresh air, or walk into Ragged Falls to see its breathtaking beauty, when clad in snow and ice.
There is so much to see in the area - Algonquin Park with it new Visitors Centre and Museum, the Pioneer logging museum, its hiking and biking trails, and don't forget the famous Wolf Howl which normally takes place once a week in the summer. Whilst you are driving through, be on the lookout for Moose, Deer and Bears! In Oxtongue Lake there is the famous Ragged Falls, which you can walk to or access by boat. Take a picnic lunch to enjoy at the top of the falls! Also in Oxtongue Lake there is the Oxtongue Rapids Park. This is a short drive from the cottages, and consists of a series of rapids and rock cuts on the Oxtongue River, with a picnic area, and footbridge. In Huntsville, it is worthwhile visiting the Muskoka Pioneer Village and Train Museum, and whilst there, you should take a few pictures from the Lions Lookout. Fifteen minutes to our south is the pretty town of Dorset, with its famous Robinson's General Store and pretty riverside walk. Whilst there try climbing to the top of the Dorset Lookout Tower!