Winter Activities At Ogopogo Resort in the Haliburton Highlands

Ogopogo Resort is situated a beautiful region in central Ontario, Canada that is renowned for its scenic landscapes and pristine lakes. During the winter months, the area is transformed into a snowy wonderland, offering a wide range of winter sports and activities.

The Haliburton Highlands are a popular destination in the winter that cater to guests of all ages and interests. The resort offers a variety of snow-based activities, such as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, skating, dog sledding, snowmobiling, and more.

Cross-Country Skiing

Cross Country skiing in Haliburton county is a beautiful and favourite past time. This season, enjoy Glebe Park, and Moosewoods Trail systems   Please note that the Twin Lakes Ski trails across the road from our location will be closed this season due to some logging activities and safety issues as a result.

Ice Skating*

Glide across the picturesque Mountain Lake on your skates and enjoy the fresh winter air. Whether playing a game of hockey or taking a romantic skate, ice skating is a fun and memorable experience. Ogopogo Resort maintains a large rink on the lake, complete with lighting for night-time skating.

*Weather permitting.

Ice Fishing

Enjoy a day of fishing on Mountain Lake and try to catch Haliburton Gold Lake Trout, Pickerel, and Whitefish. You will have access to a  heated ice fishing hut and bait, and know that the huts are walkable from 300 ft from the shores of the resort.  Enjoy a carefree day of ice fishing on the lake.

Day rentals are available for $55.00/person/day plus tax .

Alpine (Downhill) Skiing

Head to nearby Sir Sam’s Ski and Bike for a day of alpine skiing, where you can enjoy breathtaking views and ski without the long lineups. Ogopogo Resort offers discounts on lift tickets for registered guests.

Dog Sledding

Embark on a magical dog sledding experience with Winterdance and check off that bucket list. . This Ontario-based company offers 2-hour, half-day, full-day, and moonlit dog sledding tours through the Haliburton Highlands. Book your dog sledding tour with Winterdance and stay at Ogopogo!


Explore the great outdoors with a snowmobiling adventure, with over 600 km of groomed trails in Haliburton County. Haliburton Forest, located just 30 minutes from Ogopogo Resort, offers snowmobile and full equipment rentals, as well as access to their private groomed trail system.


Get active with a day of snowshoeing, a popular sport in Haliburton County. With the Twin Lakes Cross Country Trails and various parks in the area, all within 20 minutes of Ogopogo Resort, there are plenty of opportunities to try it out. We offer complimentary snow shoes to registered guests.

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Book Your Winter Adventure Today!

Ready to experience the thrill of winter in the Haliburton Highlands? Book your stay at Ogopogo Resort today and start planning your next winter adventure! From cross-country skiing, ice fishing,dog sledding and snowshoeing, there’s something for everyone. Take advantage of the chance to make memories that will last a lifetime.

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