Who are we sharing our trails with?

Who are we sharing our trails with?

You don’t have to be in the jungle to be an animal tracker. Animal footprints are often as close as your backyard, garden or on one of the many Haliburton Highlands Hiking Trails. Take a look at these common animal track pictures—showing footprints in mud. IDENTIFY...
Fall Celestial Calendar

Fall Celestial Calendar

Plan your trip to dark sky areas for better chances of viewing meteor showers. Did you know that New Moons provide the best time to view the stars and celestial objects. Sep 20: Harvest Moon In many Native American cultures, September’s Full Moon is called...
Geared up for Hiking

Geared up for Hiking

The Haliburton Highlands boasts of a pristine natural environment grounded firmly on the Canadian Shield. Including the southern portion of Algonquin Provincial Park as well as Silent Lake Provincial Park & Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park, the area is...
Guide to Geocaching

Guide to Geocaching

In Ontario, deep in the Haliburton Highlands a string of seven hamlets in the Municipality of Highlands East and at the South Gate of Algonquin Park is the Geocaching Capital of Canada. The communities of Irondale, Gooderham, Tory Hill, Wilberforce, Harcourt, Highland...
Backcountry in the Highlands

Backcountry in the Highlands

You waken slowly in the early morning, the high-pitched warble of birdsong drifting lightly through the trees overhead. The sky is faintly brightening with the coming of dawn, and the natural world is gradually blossoming to life. Around you there is no trace of human...
Find a Unique Glamping Experience

Find a Unique Glamping Experience

You’ve probably heard the term ‘glamping’ (glamourous camping), considering how it’s fully carved out its place in modern society, but here’s a little refresher. Sometimes one wants to get close to nature, but not too close – this is where glamping comes in.  You can...
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