Looking for a thrilling fall adventure?
If you’re the type who craves excitement and doesn’t mind getting a little muddy while at it, check out ATV trails and tours in Muskoka this season. Side note – this is a great way to view the fall colours – they look even better on four wheels!
Please adhere to current social distancing protocols if you plan to ride with those who are not in your household or immediate social bubble.
Read on to learn more about ATV trails and tours currently operating in Muskoka
The Lake of Bays ATV Trails
Baysville, Lake of Bays, Muskoka
The Lake of Bays ATV Association maintains 90 km of ATV trails that span from Dorset to Baysville. These trails take riders on a breathtaking journey alongside serene water bodies and mixed growth forests in the heart of Muskoka’s wilderness. The Lake of Bays Township permits ATVs, UTVs, ORVs, and SxS on roads from sunrise to sunset, May 1st-December 1st. Free parking is available for trucks and ATV trailers at the Baysville Community Centre. Numerous Baysville businesses are also mud-friendly and welcome riders, including the Cast Iron Restaurant, Lake of Bays Brewery, and the Humble Pie Bakery.
Baxter Severn ATV Trails
Port Severn, Ontario
The Baxter Severn ATV trail system provides riders with 100 km of groomed trails through the Georgian Bay wilderness. The muddy terrain, rugged bedrock, and impressive white pine forests offer an unforgettable ATV experience. Both day and seasonal trail permits can be purchased online through their website.
11 Gostick Road, MacTier, Ontario
Tour Muskoka offers thrill-seekers the chance to experience Muskoka on a Side-by-Side UTV. These all-terrain vehicles are larger and more comfortable than ATVs and allow for two riders at one time. The excursion guides provide all necessary equipment, training, and refreshments/snacks, leaving you completely free to relax and enjoy the rugged Muskoka terrain. Tours can be booked for two hours or half-day (3.5 hours) excursion lengths.
If you’re looking to experience the Muskoka wilderness in a completely private setting, Cotton Co. offers private guided ATV and UTV tours. These guided excursions combine luxury with adventure, providing riders with access to a personal guide, top-quality equipment, and 1000 acres of untouched wilderness to explore. Want to escape the city even longer? Cotton Co. also offers glamping services, including fully-furnished safari tents, cookhouses, and washrooms with a waterfront view.
L1fe Outdoors ATV Rentals
High Falls Rd., Bracebridge, Ontario
L1fe Outdoors is on a mission to share their love for the Muskoka wilderness with as many people as possible. They do this by conveniently offering both pick-up and delivery services for ATVs and Side-by-Sides. Helmets, ramps, trail permits, and trailers are also supplied, creating a seamless rental experience. Combine L1fe Outdoors’ rental services with one of the ATV trail systems described above for the perfect Muskoka backcountry adventure.
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