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Haliburton Highlands

“… for an authentically Canadian experience come wander a world-class destination like no other​…”

person sitting on a dock in the Haliburton Highlands

Where to stay

Fall asleep to nature’s symphony

Outdoor Adventure

Go big or go home

Where to Eat

Hot meals made by cool people

Arts & Culture

Best experienced hands-on


What do the Haliburton Highlands look like to you?

Jumping off the dock with your kids? A serene hike through the woods? Enjoying local food and drink with your friends?

Explore a sample of photos from the Haliburton Highlands below and share your own experiences on social media by using #myhaliburtonhighlands.

Stories from Haliburton Highlands

Canada Day

Canada Day

Canada Day Events Image by Oleksandr PidvalnyiCanada Day - July 1stWhile Canada Day continues to be a major celebration across the country, it's also important to remember that the story of this land didn't begin in 1867 - It extends back thousands upon thousands of...

Summer Celestial Calendar

Summer Celestial Calendar

Summer Celestial Calendar  The Haliburton Highlands' unspoiled darkness creates a perfect setting for both dedicated astronomers and casual stargazers. Within this peaceful landscape, the stars shine brilliantly, offering a deep sense of connection to the vast...

No Portage Paddling Trips

No Portage Paddling Trips

No Portage Paddling Trips  By Haliburton Highlands  Getting out for a camping trip on one of the many beautiful lakes in the Haliburton Highlands is an amazing experience: the feel of your paddle in the water, the sound of loons calling, meals under an open sky, and...

Birding in the Haliburton Highlands

Birding in the Haliburton Highlands

Birding in Haliburton County By Ed Poropats - Naturalist & Photographer As a local birder and naturalist, I am often asked “Hey, where are some good places to bird locally? What specialty species should I look for?” In this article, I’d like to share some of my...

SUP – Stand Up Paddle Boarding

SUP – Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding  The Haliburton Highlands, with its serene lakes and winding rivers, provides the perfect backdrop for outdoor enthusiasts seeking adventure and tranquility alike. Among the myriad of water activities available, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP)...

Summer camps

Summer camps

Adventure for the Young Summer camps in the Haliburton HighlandsDid you know that the first summer camps in the province were founded in 1900. Since that time, Ontario and especially the Haliburton Highlands have become home to many of the camps where kids experience...

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The drive alone is worth it

“…one of the most scenic highway in Ontario.”Wikipedia

  • 2.5 Hours Drive from Toronto
  • 3.5 Hours Drive from Ottawa
  • 4.5 Hours Drive from Buffalo
  • 8 Hours Drive from Quebec City




We respectfully acknowledge that the region currently know as the Haliburton Highlands is located on Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory, and in the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig and Chippewa Nations, collectively known as the Williams Treaties First Nations, which are Curve Lake, Rama, Hiawatha, Alderville, Scugog Island, Beausoleil and Georgina Island First Nations.

As well, we acknowledge a shared presence of Indigenous nations throughout the area, and recognize its original, Indigenous inhabitants as the stewards of its lands and waters since time immemorial.