The cold, crisp snowy weather in Northern Ontario can provide ample opportunities for play. Our winterized cabins offer a warm place to relax at the end of a day filled with wintertime fun! Explore the French River snowmobiling, ice fishing and skating.
Snowmobiling on the French River
Riding through the trails in the French River is unforgettable. With the exquisite views and abundant wildlife, there is always something that will catch your eye. With close proximity to the trail, our winterized cabins provide a warm spot to rest your head. Need a break from riding? We have a warming station and store stocked full of snacks, drinks and snowmobile supplies.
Be sure to visit our Vacation Packages page for more information on our Grocery Package, ideal for snowmobile groups. Great Escape Cabins is a part of the French River Snowmobile Association.
Ice Fishing on the French River
One of Canada’s most cherished winter activities! Our fully heated ice huts provide you with a warm and comfortable spot to fish during the cold northern temperatures.
With many great varieties of fish in our river, the opportunities are endless. Northern Pike and Walleye (Pickerel) open January 1, 2020 to March 15, 2020. Yellow Perch and Crappie is open all year.
Ice Fishing packages are available and include a fully winterized cabin, heated ice fishing hut, and live bait fish daily. Packages for 2 and 4 person bookings available. Additional guests subject to an extra guest fee. Be sure to give us a call for more information or to book your adventure today!
Ice Fishing Guide: Our guide Adam has been fishing these waters his whole life. As a professional guide, he provides all the equipment & bait, and will clean all fish caught.
Skating on the French River
There is something very Canadian about skating on a frozen river. Lace up your skates and experience the magic of skating on the river at night, with a blanket of stars above you. Surrounded by the beautiful expanse of forest all around, this ice rink comes with spectacular views. Bring your hockey gear and start a game with your friends.
“Thank you Great Escape Cabins for a enjoyable stay! The cabin we stayed in felt like home and was very clean! We spent a few days here and got to enjoy sledding and skating along with a fire work display for new years eve! We would highly recommend Great Escape Cabins for a family winter vacation!”
Steph Erkelens, January 2019, Facebook