Located just on the fringe of the city is the Township of Oro-Medonte which is home to a number of ski resorts and golf courses where you can indulge in skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and other fun filled activities. A 28km Oro-Medonte Rail Trail is perfect for walking, jogging or the biking or snowmobile enthusiast.
With having access to the 2 largest lakes on the Trent, this area has some of the best water Southern Ontario has to offer and for the water enthusiast take your boat, canoe, kayak, wakeboard or PWC and explore the waterways. Looking for whitefish, bass, pike, walleye or perch? Summer fishing is at its finest on Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. And when they freeze in the winter ice-fishing is a favourite sport among local residents and tourists.
Orillia is a city with a personality leaving you with so much to do.
Horseshoe Valley Resort
A ski resort with four season activities including on-site Treetop Trekking, Yamaha Riding Adventures, Segway Adventures, horseback and pony rides, Hummer tours, mountain biking, snow tubing, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, Euro bungee, zip line and more.
Hardwood Hills Ski and Bike
Over 80 km of beautiful, rolling trails through hardwood and pine forests for mountain biking. In addition to the 34 km of rolling double track trails, there is an additional 50 km of challenging single track trails that intertwine with the ski trail network creating endless possibilities of courses and obstacles.
Mount St. Louis
Mount St. Louis Moonstone is one of the largest family owned ski resorts in Ontario offering great ski hills for skiing and snowboarding. Today, it contains 36 slopes, 9 chairlifts and 3 carpets. The resort is known for being family friendly and prides itself on accommodating the beginner skier to the most advanced skier.
Spanning over 585 acres of pristine open green space, “Burl’s Creek Event Grounds” in Oro Medonte, Ontario is the largest outdoor music venue in Canada. The grounds will host WayHome Music & Arts Festival, Boots and Hearts Music Festival, OK Friday Farmer’s Market, The Big Festival Canada, Huronia Fur and Feathers Swap Sale, and the long-running Spring and Fall Barrie Automotive Flea Markets.
Oro-Medonte area golf courses offer a challenge to both the novice and experienced player. You will find many 9 or 18 hole courses that will offer you unique choices such as; Heritage Hills Golf Club, Tangle Creek Golf and Country Club, Hawk Ridge, Shanty Bay Golf Club, Trehaven Golf & Country Club and Allandale Golf and Country Club.