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...
Bird Watching

Bird Watching

Bird Watching Plan your Visit Snowdon Park The lakes, wetlands and forest that make the Haliburton Highlands such a lovely place to live and visit are also an attraction to other inhabitants; birds! Over 250 species either nest in, or travel through our little corner...
Spring Celestial Calendar

Spring Celestial Calendar

Stargazers in 2022 can look forward to an impressive lineup of events from earthshine nights, lunar eclipses, meteor showers & more. Check out the dates and times for astronomical events in the month of April & May. While some events such as the full moon and...
4 Hikes for the Fall Season

4 Hikes for the Fall Season

As the days become shorter and the chill in the evening air becomes more pronounced, it’s clear that summer has come to an end and fall is on its way. It will soon be time to trade in the hot weather and summer relaxation for cooler temperatures and fall fun. The...
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...
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...
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