Winter is often a hard time of year to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. We are trying to do more and more in the winter months to get outside as a family and enjoy activities in the cold.
While it is sometimes too cold to hit the slopes or skate outdoors, a sleigh ride, bundled up under a blanket with a thermos of hot chocolate could the perfect family outing. We have put together a list of Winter Sleigh Rides available to book in New Brunswick.
As always, if you know of any more, we would love to add them to the list. Comment below or send us a message to let us know.
***2021 UPDATE: Please visit linked sites to confirm up-to-date details on dates, services, and pricing. Due to the provincial health guidelines, there may be changes in plans for each business.
Pick a region, find a sleigh ride and make plans for this fun family outing!
Country Sleigh Rides, is located on McLaughlin Rd about 15 mins from MacArthurs Nursery. Sleigh ride takes about 35-40 mins and they have some animals you can see in the barn.
Day rides ~ 5.00 per person or book full ride (15 ppl) for 100.00.
Night~ 10.00 per person or book full ride for 150.00
Spruce Hollow Corral, contact Shandi or Jermey Mitton at 199 Lutes Road, Steeves Mountain, NB, for details on the sleigh ride options available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 506 874-5644 or 506 852-3159
Rotary St. Anselme Park in Dieppe CLOSED FOR THE 2021 SEASON
Sleigh rides are about 30 minutes and are $2 per person.
Private rides can be booked for $150. We were thinking of booking it for Clayton’s birthday this year, but the dates did not work out for us. There is a room available for $35/hour as a special rate if you rent the sleigh ride. Call 877-7904 for more details.
Turtle Creek, located five minutes from Riverview. For more info, call Anne Steeves at 387-2018 Sleigh rides last approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Broadleaf Ranch located at 5526 Rte. 114, Hopewell Hill in Albert County, offers one-hour rides, requiring booking. There is a maximum of 20 people. There is a restaurant on-site and other winter activities as well. Call 506-882-2349 or send them an e-mail at email@example.com to make your reservation.
Snider Mountain Sleigh Rides – Located at 461 Snider Mountain Road, Snider Mountain, NB. Accommodate up to 6 adults and 3 children, and last approx. 30 minutes, riding through the ranch trails. (Cost: $17/Adult and $8/child, minimum 4 people to book)
For more information or to book a ride visit their website.
Sandwith’s Sleigh Rides Located just 10 minutes outside of Fredericton on the Royal Road. Meals and Snack options available.
Mactaquac Provincial Park Grant’s Sleigh Rides CLOSED FOR THE 2021 SEASON
1265 Route 105, Mactaquac, NB (Call 506-328-7030)
Minimum $100, after 14 people $5 a person up to a max of 20 people. Bookings available during the holidays, then on evenings Thursday and Friday with full days on the weekends in the winter.
Oakland Farm and Lodge in New Maryland offer horse-drawn sleigh rides. Must reserve in advance by calling 506-459-5422 (NO email please)
Payment is by cash only. There are two sleds available and each one can accommodate 20 adults. For large groups, the ride costs $8 for adults and $6 for children under 12 years old. Babies are free. (not walking yet) For small groups (for example, a family of 4 or a couple) there is a minimum charge of $90.
St. Stephen Region:
Jordan Sleigh Rides call 466-4172 for more information.
Saint John Region:
Saint John Rockwood Park – Sleigh Rides are available at $105.00/hour holds 14 passengers.
Sunny Side Sleigh Rides is located in Belldune, NB. All rides are by appointment only. Available 1:00 PM until 9:30 PM. The ride lasts for about forty-five minutes, then all guests are invited to enjoy a campfire, some hot chocolate/apple cider, and marshmallows, all of which are provided. $10 per person, $5 for children (Ages 2 to 10), and infants are free.
Sealy Sleigh Rides located in Salmon Beach, just outside Bathurst, NB. You will enjoy a sleigh ride that lasts about 45 min to an hour. Cost is $5 for kids and $10 for adults
Deer Country Adventures located in Salmon Beach, NB. Tractor drawn sleigh rides.
Enjoy a ride along their privately groomed trails and experience a rare deer wintering area. Rides are day or evening by appointment only, last approximately one hour, and return to a warm and cozy rustic cabin.
Cost is $10 per person with children under 6 free.
Their sled can accommodate between 22-24 adults but a $100 minimum charge will apply to smaller groups.
Fletcher’s Sleigh Rides CLOSED FOR THE 2021 SEASON
Take a sleigh ride through a wooded trail to a cozy camp. There you can try out snowshoeing or sliding or just sit by the stove and warm up with hot chocolate. Offering a 2 hour ride for $8 per person and a 4 hour ride for $13 per person. There is a 10 person minimum and 20 person maximum. You can message them on FB or call @ 773-9367
Hood’s Sleigh Rides located at 405 Red Rock Rd, Red Rock, NB. Phone (506) 367-2531 for more details on pricing and times.
Sleigh rides with optional mid-trail open fire cookout, located at 379 Mainstream Rd, Brighton, NB. (Text or call Jared 506-425-8185)
Approximately 50 mins on the trail and 30 minutes to cook your hotdogs and boil the kettle for tea and hot chocolate! Minimum $120 for up to 12 people, an additional $5 per person up to 18. Can take bigger groups, contact for details.