The snow is falling and that means one thing—it’s time to get outside and enjoy all the fun you can only enjoy in the wintertime! First on our list? Snow tubing! The kids love it and if we’re being honest, we can’t get enough of it either.
The great news is that there are lots of amazing places to go snow tubing near Toronto. You can make a day trip of it, or even just go for an hour or two without feeling like you’ve been driving for hours on end.
Here are some of the sensational snow tubing hills near Toronto.
Head out to Uxbridge to Ski Lakeridge for an epic snow tubing experience. The hill is steep at the beginning to help you pick up speed but it settles into a super long run that you can enjoy as you slip and slide. Open Friday through Sunday as well as holidays. You must be 42 inches in height to ride and if your child is 42 inches but 5 and under, they must be accompanied by an adult.
With 14 chutes and 3 lifts, there is a lot of snow tubing fun to go around at Snow Valley in Barrie. The runs here are 10 storeys high so get ready for a real adrenaline rush. For the smaller kids (under 42 inches), there is a Kidz Zone to keep them busy.
The perfect sized hill for tubing and a close drive from Toronto, Brampton’s Mount Chinguacousy is open from December 27 to March 15 for their holiday and regular seasons. Kids must be 42 inches to ride and hills accommodate a maximum of 250 lbs.
Located in Kitchener, Chicopee Tube Park is a dedicated snow tubing park that may be the best place to go tubing in Ontario. They boast long runs—900 feet!—and have an easy-to-use magic carpet to get you back up the hill. Kids must be at least 4 years old and be over 42 inches tall to ride. Kids under 12 are required to wear a helmet when tubing. You need to book your tickets ahead of time due to COVID.
Ready to reach 70 km/hr? Boler Mountain in London has 3 tube runs that are 10 storeys high each and are said to reach speeds of up to 70 km/hr. Helmets are mandatory (and provided) and kids must be a minimum of 42 inches to ride. Be sure to buy your tickets in advance.
Barrie’s Horseshoe Resort is ready to get your heart pumping with some great snow tubing runs. With a magic carpet to get your back to the top, snow tubing at Horseshoe Resort is all-thrill and no-skill! Kids must be 42 inches to ride.
We love Arrowhead for so many reasons in the winter—their skating trail is legendary! So while you’re checking out the stunning skating trail in Muskoka you can also pop over to the snow tubing trails. Access to the trails is included in your day-use permit.
Could we put together a list of the best tubing places in Ontario and not include Blue Mountain? The snow tubing runs at Blue Mountain are perfect for families—they let you experience winter fun with a gentle introduction to the slopes.