Hit the Trail & Camp Out Under the Stars at Von Doeler’s Ranch

Hit the Trail & Camp Out Under the Stars at Von Doeler’s Ranch

It was the year 1912 when the Von Doeler’s arrived from Germany, settling on the same piece of land where this ranch still stands. For years the family worked hard on building a barn and farmhouse, as well as raising many animals throughout the year. It wasn’t until...
Ice Fishing for Two at Big Moose Camp

Ice Fishing for Two at Big Moose Camp

We lean into the powerful wind that buffets my wife and me as we trudge across the open lake, trying to protect ourselves from the windblown snow and ice crystals that obscure the path ahead. Just as our exposed skin begins to tingle from the bitter -30°C wind-chill,...
Check Out the Latest Trail Updates to Help Plan Your BIG Ride

Check Out the Latest Trail Updates to Help Plan Your BIG Ride

Northeastern Ontario snowmobile trails have earned the enviable moniker “Big Trails” for good reason. That’s because a large part of the region’s network of 4,300 (8,000 miles) trails are groomed by members of the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs on logging and...
Easy to Learn & BIG Fun: Cross Country Skiing 101

Easy to Learn & BIG Fun: Cross Country Skiing 101

When it snows, why not make for the cross country ski trails? Like canoeing, cross country skiing is a limited-time option. But that’s the BIG reason to choose Northeastern Ontario—it’s known for both. Nordic, or cross country, skiing is popular with all ages in...