Where to Go Dog Sledding in the Outaouais

Published on December 21 2023 - Sponsored

Try out the traditional sport of dog sledding this winter! Enjoy a unique experience as you dash through the forest with your dogs and your musher guide. Take an hour-long ride with the kids or go on a multi-day expedition. Learn more about the basics of the sport and discover the best dog sledding spots in the Outaouais! 

Attelage de la Lièvre


Discover the Lièvre Valley by dog sled. Just 30 minutes from Gatineau-Outaouais, you’ll be transported to a Nordic experience with breathtaking scenery. Try your hand at driving or let your musher take the lead. After your excursion, you can continue your adventure in a yurt at Borefüge!  

Where

490, ch. de la mine, L’Ange-Gardien

Cost

The Balade package (50 min. to 1 hour):  Ages 11 and under: $75 | Ages 12 and up: $115 | 

Good to know

Experience a dog sled ride on a 6.5 km trail. | Ride time may vary depending on trail conditions. You can try driving with the guide.

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Tanwen Pack


The exuberant energy of the Tanwen Pack’s Siberian huskies will take you on a thrilling ride! Ride through the lush forests of Petite Nation as the snow fliesIf you wish, you can take on a new challenge by driving your own dog team. A safe experience for the whole family that is adapted to everyone’s comfort level and physical abilities.  

Where

850, ch. Riopel, Montpellier

Cost

Colonial Ride (1 hour) Adult: $160 | Child: $80 | Sacred Ground Ride (2 hours): price TBA! | Petite Nation Countryside Ride (3+ hours): prices upon request.

Good to know

The Colonial Ride is perfect for beginners, with three levels of trail difficulty. | The advanced Countryside Ride will provide an unforgettable experience in the heart of the forest. | Stay tuned: the Sacred Ground Ride will be available soon!

Gatineau Sled Dogs


Right in the heart of the Saint-Sixte River valley, a team of dogs is ready to welcome you for a unique excursion! See the beauty of Petite Nation territory as you glide across the snow on your sled, accompanied by an experienced guide. When the ride is over, you can spend some quality time with your new canine friends.  

Where

10, montée Dumouchel, Saint-Sixte

Cost

Adult (group): $160 to $220 | Adult (solo): $250 | Child (ages 12 and under): $90 to $120

Good to know

Allow 2 hours for this ride. | Co-driving with the guide is available on request. | When you return from the activity, you can enhance your experience with snowshoe rentals, a campfire, a slide and a hot chocolate.

Escapade Huskimo


Travel along the magnificent frozen lakes and mountainous landscapes of the Pontiac when you book your dog sledding adventure with Escapade Huskimo. Get ready to step out of your comfort zone! This is also the perfect destination to try a wide variety of winter activities. Combine your dog sledding package with access to the indoor spa, a snowshoe walk, an afternoon on the sliding hill or in the rec room.  

Where

1378, rte 301, Otter Lake

Cost

The Sprint package (5 to 10 min.): Adult: $49 | Child (ages 13 and over): $49 | Child (ages 1 to 12): $39 | The Excursion package (24 hours): Adult: $499 | Child (ages 13 and over): $499 | Child (ages 5 to 12): $299

Good to know

With your dog sledding package, you receive 50% off all other activities. | Group reservations are available. 


If you’re looking for an all-inclusive dog sledding adventure, Aventure Outaouais is the right place! Enjoy a daytime or nighttime ride, admire the Plaisance Falls, then treat yourself to a wood-fired pizza at Bistro Montebello. 

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On the way back, stop off at one of the cozy Outaouais cafés for a warm, comforting drink. 

 

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