Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours
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Dogsledding—it's a quintessential Canadian experience. But where can you pilot your own sled, with no experience needed? Read on to find out:

 

North Ridge Ranch

Huntsville, Ontario

Offering options for one-hour or half-day tours in Ontario’s Muskoka region, North Ridge Ranch has been operating its kennel for 15 years. Tours start at $100.
northridgeranch.ca

 

Aventure Plein-Air Inukshuk

Lévis, Quebec

For those interested in full immersion, opt for the 24-hour tour, whereby you’ll stay in a cabin for a night between rides through the wooded trails. Tours start at $65. aventureinukshuk.com

 

Blue Sky Expeditions 

Churchill, Manitoba

Pair your dogsledding experience with a stay at the on-site bed and breakfast by booking a “bed and sled” option at Blue Sky, and maybe even catch sight of a polar bear. Tours start at $90. blueskymush.com 

 

Sundogs

Waskesiu, Saskatchewan

Choice abounds with Sundogs, whether you’re looking for an introduction to dogsledding or a multi-night excursion. Plus, travellers can request customized itineraries to suit physical ability and comfort with the outdoors. Tours start at $60. sundogs.sk.ca

 

Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours

Canmore, Alberta

Take your dogsledding experience to a new level with the Flight of the Great Snowy Owl tour, where you’ll be transported to and from your adventure by helicopter. Tours start at $160. snowyowltours.com  (Pictured at top.)

 

Blackcomb Dogsled

Whistler, British Columbia

Take in the stunning views of Callaghan Valley on this Mountain Mushing tour, capped off with a hot cup of apple cider, a snack and a visit with the dogs. Tours start at $200. blackcombdogsled.com

 

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