Category: Ontario Snowmobiling

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13 Romantic Backcountry Snowmobiling Tips

There’s just something genuinely magical about exploring the vast, pristine Northern Ontario wilderness with your partner, especially underneath falling snow or at dusk. The resort has played host to an array of romantic snowmobile getaways, from well-planned honeymoons to surprise midwinter escapes from Toronto. And, to spice up your upcoming visit to peaceful Elk Lake, we’ve compiled 13 romantic backcountry snowmobiling tips.

Snowmobiler jumping a drift.
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Electrifying Backcountry Snowmobile Tours in Ontario

Last year, we talked in detail about Northern Ontario’s premier snowmobile trails, wintertime family reunions, backcountry riding, and last-minute, late-season excursions. So, now it’s time to discuss our newest option: the most affordable backcountry snowmobile tours in Ontario.

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Late-Winter Northern Ontario Snowmobiling Excursions near Elk Lake

We’re one of the only winter resorts in Ontario that provides snowmobile packages, which include overnight accommodations, hand-delivered warm meals, a sled workshop, and on-site saunas! We also now offer guided day-long excursions for experienced riders looking for even more untouched rugged terrain.

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An Ontario Snowmobiling Family Reunion at Elk Lake

With Christmas and New Year’s Eve officially in the rearview mirror, it’s time to start planning your next family reunion to Elk Lake Wilderness Resort on the Montreal River. A family reunion could be closer than you think. Our family-friendly waterfront resort is one of the premier snowmobiling hubs for large family gatherings. Many of these families travel from all across Ontario and Quebec for a well-deserved week-long wintertime family reunion.

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8 Reasons to Visit Elk Lake in the Wintertime

Whether you’re looking for a snowmobiling adventure, romantic getaway, or ice fishing trip into Northern Ontario’s beautiful, vast wilderness, the historic mining township of Elk Lake is the perfect wintertime match. On the breathtaking sunset shores of the Montreal River rests Elk Lake Wilderness Resort, one of the premier cottage resorts in Ontario. Families, groups, and couples visit our winter wonderland for exciting outdoor adventures, beautiful north country scenery, and first-rate hospitality.

Snowmobiler racing across winter snow.
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Backcountry Snowmobiling in Ontario

Thousands of Ontarians have been quietly singing “let it snow, let it snow, let snow” under their breath for weeks. With autumn officially in the rearview mirror here in Northern Ontario, our focus turns on the highly-anticipated upcoming snowmobile season. We’re eagerly standing on the precipice of yet another exciting winter season here at Elk Lake Wilderness Resort, one of the best Ontario family resorts.

Couple making snow angels.
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Romantic Ontario Winter Getaways to Elk Lake

As autumn steadily transforms into a snowy winter wonderland here in Northern Ontario, snowmobilers, skiers, and snowshoers flock to the Elk Lake area for peaceful, secluded, and exhilarating wintertime escapes. Elk Lake Wilderness Resort is one of the premier romantic Ontario winter getaways for many Canadian couples. Whether you care to admit it or not, winter takes a toll on many Northerners.

Snowmobiler on winter forest trail.
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Premier Snowmobiling Trails Near Elk Lake

We’re still weeks away from our first snowfall here at Elk Lake Wilderness Resort, but that doesn’t mean we’re not already daydreaming about the start of the upcoming snowmobile season. Ontario is home to one of the longest networks of recreational snowmobile trails in the world. Two of the province’s most beautifully-groomed trails run directly through Elk Lake and eventually connect with dozens of other networks.