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Horseshoe Resort

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Horseshoe Resort

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Horseshoe Resort is located in a natural snow belt, just 15 minutes north of Barrie, and is surrounded by the fascinating landscape of the Copeland Forest. Feel the Rush with 28 ski runs (20 of which are open for night skiing), 304 feet of vertical rise, 5 lifts, Ontario’s longest beginner’s carpet and a new Terrain Park (2016-17). Horseshoe will deliver all the excitement you can handle! While you’re here, why not try cross country skiing. With 30kms of double track set machine groomed trails, Horseshoe offers some of the best cross country skiing in Canada. The newly expanded tube park (2017-18) now features the longest snow tubing hill in Ontario and has a magic carpet to whisk you back up to the top! You can also strap on some snowshoes or jump on a fat bike and explore in the beauty of the Copeland Forest. Enjoy delicious dining options and pamper yourself in the full service Amba Spa. Ideal for fun-filled family vacations, year-round getaways and meetings.

Interesting facts

  • Offering 62 acres of slopes and terrain, Horseshoe Resort is among the 5 largest Ski Resorts in Ontario.
  • Horseshoe Resort is among the 10 best rated Ski Resorts in Ontario.
  • During the season the average snow depth at Horseshoe Resort is 30 ". Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average base depth of 35 ". Therefore Horseshoe Resort is among the 3 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Ontario.
  • Horseshoe Resort features 26 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Canada is 25 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 9 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 10 sunniest in Ontario.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

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Skiing at Horseshoe
Winter Adventure at Horseshoe Resort
Horseshoe Nordic Center


Fly down our snow tubing hill, hop on a fat bike, lace up your skates and go for a spin on our slopeside skating rink or strap on some snowshoes or cross country skis and explore in the beauty of the Copeland Forest. 

Dining and Restaurants

Horseshoe Resort has an eclectic offering of dining options to satisfy your taste. From the finger licking fare of Crazy Horse Sports Bar & Grill, to the mouthwatering culinary experience at Eleven01 Taphouse + Kitchen, we’ve got you covered!

Alpine Cafeteria and Shoe Brew Cafe open seasonally.

Infrastructure & Rental


Number of Skischools: 1
Cross Country Lessons

Number of Ski Rental

Sports Store
Ski Rental
Snowboard Rental
Cross Country Ski Rental
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last update on Feb 9, 2023
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Horseshoe Resort
1101 Horseshoe Valley Road West
L4M 4Y8


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Mountain Stats

Elevation1033 ft - 1332 ft
SeasonDecember - March
Opening DayDec 10, 2022
Closing DayMar 26, 2023
Capacity 13400 Persons/Hr.
Hours9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Total 6

Skiable Terrain

62 acres
Green Circle
Blue Squared
Black Diamond
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 62 acres
Number of Slopes 29

Weather (1329 ft)


1 day adult CAD109
1 day youth CAD82
1 day child CAD82
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