Dog Sledding & Skijoring

Heavy snows and a well-developed trail system make Oswego County a perfect spot for sled dog training and events!

dog sledding

Adirondack Kennel:
A kennel that consists of between 24 and 40 dogs. ADK’s main focus is on Open Class Sprint racing. ADK also gives hourly rides, clinics and seminars to various groups, organizations and public entities. Rides start in December. For a 45-45 minute ride the cost is $75 per person. $60 per person with military ID. Shorter rides can be arranged for small children. Contact owner/operator Roy Smith by E-mail: or by phone: (H)315/387-6384 or (C)315/408-7154. Location: 720 CR 15 Lacona, NY 13083. If you’re planning on a ride, Download What to expect and bring with you“.

Cupcake Mushing
A kennel consisting of world-class Alaskan sled dogs. Rides given in the Tug Hill forests. Individual, group, and special events tours are offered, including sled rides with snowmobile escort, kennel tours, and mushing presentations. Contact Owner/Operator Nancy Stark by email:, or by phone: 315-387-5798.

Pennsylvania Sled Dog Club:
The Penn Sled Dog Club holds events on several weekends at Winona Forest Recreation Area in Boylston. Spectators are welcome.

Winona Forest State Forest Recreation Area:
Year round use on all the trails. Practice with your dog in the summer.  9,233 acres. Center Rd., off Co. Rte. 22 in Lacona. Access at Center Rd., Wart Rd. and Bargy Rd. Western edge of Tug Hill Plateau, surrounding the Little Sandy Creek. Maintained by the Winona Forest Recreation Association,;; 315-286-0375

Winona Forest Trail Map


Check out these videos of a Sled Dog team at the Winona Forest Recreation Area

Videos courtesy of Cold Creek Kennels