There are many ways to explore Southern Ontario’s peaceful Algonquin Park during the wintertime, including cross-country skiing, backcountry snowmobiling, and dog sledding. But there’s nothing quite like tramping through the “unknown” on a self-guided snowshoeing expedition, complete with brief pit stops to behold the beauty, enjoy a snack, and “snap” photographs. For those who own snowshoes, this sport is mostly free of cost—yet another perk.
Every winter, snowmobilers, snowshoers, and Nordic skiers alike trek northerly to the Eco-Lodge for some much-needed time spent amid nature. The air is incredibly clean, the roads are empty, and the woodlands are ruled by the local fauna. To enhance your upcoming escape from Toronto en route to Algonquin Park, we’ve compiled an Eco-Lodge-style winter bucket list.
As autumn fades and winter approaches, countless couples from the Greater Toronto Area begin to brainstorm creative ways to seek romance during the frostiest season of the year. Luckily, Algonquin Eco-Lodge, the ultimate wintertime couples resort in Algonquin Park, is a mere two-hour drive from Toronto’s northerly neighbourhoods. Algonquin Eco-Lodge provides a playful, passionate, and uninhibited alternative to your prototypical resort-like experience, thanks to its remote locale, intimate adventures, and European mountain lodge charm.
Safe, socially-distanced family travel is our number one priority. Thankfully, the team has done a stellar job continuously follow Canada’s cleaning guidelines, prevention methods, and travel advice. Much like the rest of this great country, we’ve adopted. And we’re happy to report that the Eco-Lodge has never been more enticing!
Yes, there are countless well-marked Algonquin Park hikes along the Highway 60 Corridor. However, the southern rim of the park provides true quietude near sustainable, award-winning Algonquin Eco-Lodge. The team at the Eco-Lodge, as well as Call of the Wild, offers guided excursions into the undisturbed heart of the park.
It’s worth remembering that this glorious continent is brimming with possibility, including right here in south-central Ontario’s own backyard. With so many potential Algonquin adventures obtainable at an arm’s length here in the tranquil, densely-forested backcountry, you’ll instantly welcome long-forgotten feelings of rejuvenation, invigoration, and true serenity upon arrival.
As we surge ahead to the summer of 2020, more and more people are searching for alternative methods of outdoor recreation and exploration. One of the fastest-growing recreational activities here in Ontario is the art of geocaching. So, what is geocaching, exactly? In layman’s terms, geocaching is a family-friendly treasure hunt set in the 21st century.
Algonquin Eco-Lodge, a peaceful, eco-friendly haven along the southern edge of the dense Algonquin Park, is merely a 105-minute drive from the Greater Toronto Area. Thus, our genuinely off-the-grid wilderness lodge is a popular destination for a multi-day school field trip near Toronto. Regardless of the season, we can accommodate groups of all ages and sizes, thanks to our ample camp-style acreage and cozy Algonquin Park cabins.
You’d be surprised to learn how many people practice “winter camping” in Ontario’s glorious, frozen tundra. A winter camper must be strong-willed, unusually adventurous, and a tad bit wild. This type of individual would fit right in here at Algonquin Eco-Lodge, a secluded, environmentally-conscious resort hidden in the heart of Ontario’s backcountry. During the winter months, travellers from all walks of life visit our serene respite for a healthy dose of adventure, exploration, and reflection, deep in the midst of Algonquin Park’s loving embrace.
Every winter, hundreds of families and couples escape to our peaceful, eco-friendly slice of Central Ontario for a week of snowshoeing, dog sledding, and snowmobiling. However, most guests are drawn to our Alongquin Park cross-country skiing packages. We’re the only Algonquin lodge to feature over 40 kilometres of groomed Nordic ski trails, which is just one of our many on-site perks!