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Old-Fashioned Sleigh Rides


Sue and Gerry Gammond with their gentle giants.

Gammondale Farm is located at the foot of Candy Mountain in the Slate River Valley, near Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.

Sleigh rides are safe and are the most fun you can have with your family and friends all winter.

Reservations for Sleigh Rides for Christmas 2023 and Winter 2024 can be made after  September 5, 2023. Contact Sue anytime at 807-472-4691 for information about the Sleigh Rides at Gammondale.

Sleigh Rides will be available in December 2023 through March 2024, until the snow goes, on Weekdays, Evenings and Weekends.

Gammondale is closed in November, April and May.

Sleigh ride parties include:

  • 2 hours exclusive use of the farm with at least 1 hour of sleigh time.

  • The horse drawn sleigh ride travels around the fields at the foot of Candy Mountain. The horses are glad to pull 15 people on the sleigh. Larger groups take turns on the sleigh.

  • Romantic Cutter Rides are for up to 3 people.

  • Romantic Cutter Rides have 1 hour exclusive of the farm and at least 1/2 hour of sleigh time.

  • Warm up in the cozy Log House with modern bathroom.

  • Unlimited hot drinks of hot chocolate, tea and coffee.

  • Visit the farm animals and play outdoors..

  • Please bring your own snacks and cold drinks. (No alcohol)

  • Allergen Alert. Gammondale Farm is not allergen free. Ask us if there are concerns about allergies.

Time slots on weekends and all days during the Christmas holidays are 11am to 1pm; 1:30pm to 3:30pm; 4pm to 6pm; 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Time slots on weekday evenings are flexible.

Gammondale is accepting reservations after September 5, 2023 for sleigh rides.

A non-refundable deposit of $100 payable within 7 days of booking is required to confirm the booking. This can be done by cash, cheque or e-transfer. If the sleigh ride is cancelled for any reason, the $100 deposit can be used toward another event at Gammondale.

Gammondale Farm Sleigh Rides are ALCOHOL-FREE.

Please call Sue at 807-472-4691 if you want to reserve a sleigh ride.

+Christmas Sleigh Ride Parties during December until January 9, 2024.

Sleigh Rides during December and the Christmas Holidays until January 8, 2024.

Cost: $500 (+HST) for up to 20 people, at least 1 hour of sleigh time and 2 hours exclusive use of the cozy log house. Babies under 2 are free. Extra people are $25 (+HST). Please contact me if you have a larger group for additional information.

+Winter Sleigh Ride Parties after January 8, 2024 through March 2024.

January 8, 2024 through March…but it all depends on the snow!

Cost: $375(+HST) for up to 15 people ages 2 to 92 for 1 hour of sleigh time. Babies under 2 are free. Extra people are $25 (+HST). Please contact me if you have a larger group

Please contact Sue at 807-472-4691 for special pricing for sleigh rides that is offered to Community Groups.

Have fun and help feed people.

Friday, January 12th 6:30 to 8pm $10 per person for some sleigh riding and farm fun and the $10 will be donated to The Dew Drop Inn. Register your space by texting Sue at 807-472-4691 as the limit is 100 people. If this special evening is successful, we will repeat it so even more people can help the Dew Drop Inn feed people in need.

Otherwise, get a group of friends and family together and reserve a private party. Sleigh rides are usually available into the middle of March as long as there is snow.

+Romantic Cutter Sleigh Rides after January 9, 2022 through March 2022.

Romantic Cutter Rides will be offered from January 8, 2024 through March 2024.

Cost: $190 (+HST) for 1/2 hour of sleigh time for up to 3 people ages 2 to 92. Babies under 2 are free. Includes 1 hour exclusive use of the farm.


For more information about sleigh rides