Ontario winter is in full swing, and if you are looking for a prime winter biking destination, we invite you to the Haliburton Highlands. All-Season Cottage Rentals offers over 120 cottage rentals throughout the region, where you can access winter adventures out your back door. Whether you are looking for a cozy romantic getaway spot or want to take the family on a winter adventure, cottage country is the place for you!
Abbey Gardens is a 300-acre community space offering beautiful trails and gardens for year-round exploration. During the winter months, trails are groomed for snowshoeing and fat biking. Their paths are groomed after a heavy snowfall to make riding easier!
They offer a fun Winter Scramble adventure with clues along the trails to help you decode a secret message. Explore the gardens and trails to find all the symbols and receive a free hot chocolate from the Food Hub!
Haliburton Forest offers the most extensive winter fat biking trails in the area, although trails are not regularly groomed. Make sure to keep up to date with trail conditions before heading out:
Wild Woods Walk: This short, easy trail is perfect for starting your winter biking adventure.
John’s Trail: This 1 km trail is beautiful in the winter, with snow-covered maple and balsam trees complimenting your ride.
Dale’s Trail: 1.3km trail close to Base Camp.
Forestry Walk: 1 km trail winds through beautiful maple and beech trees.
The Haliburton Rail Trail is usually reserved for snowmobilers, but when snowmobile season ends, the trail will re-open to bikers. Enjoy over 35km of trails that wind past rivers, waterfalls, and heritage bridges.
Winter Cottage Rentals in Haliburton
If winter biking isn’t your interest, you can discover plenty of other winter activities on our blog, like dog sledding, skiing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing. Discover our favorite winter cottage rentals that offer amenities like gas fireplaces, private acreage, saunas, and easy access to outdoor recreation. Browse our complete list of winter listings and plan your escape to the Haliburton Highlands today!