Things to do in Haliburton

The Haliburton Highlands region of Ontario offers 4 seasons of outdoor majesty. With Algonquin Park on the northern border and Muskoka Ontario on the west, the Haliburton region is rapidly being discovered by nature lovers for wide range of outdoor recreation. The area has a long history of summer cottagers and visitors because of the natural beauty of this area, and abundance of lakes and rivers. With a growing interest in winter outdoor recreation and popularity of the magnificent  fall colours the Haliburton Highlands has become a year-round destination.

Things to do in Haliburton

The Haliburton Highlands has something for everyone. It is a county of lakes, rivers and wilderness, Haliburton features many natural attractions, as well as golf courses, resorts, lodges, restaurants, waterfront homes and cottages Excellent hiking trails, fishing, boating, snowmobiling, and cross country skiing. It also has exceptional potential as a retirement community.

One of the trademark attractions of the Haliburton area is the Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve. It comprises of over 60,000 acres of hardwood forests, pristine lakes, winding rivers and extensive wetlands. It features a multitude of wilderness adventure activities including the Wolf Centre, Walk in the Clouds forest canopy tour, groomed snowmobile trails, mountain biking, dogsledding, hiking, astronomy, wildlife observation, wilderness camping and accommodations.

Much like the remainder of Ontario, over 20% of Haliburton Forest's Landscape is under water, mostly in the form of lakes. In order to make the underwater world accessible and provide a unique insight into this little understood part of our planet, Haliburton Forest is offering submarine tours to the general public.

Haliburton Forest specializes in outdoor education seminars and workshops. They will organize executive and corporate training programs, in a wilderness retreat setting. To learn about all the features provided by Haliburton Forest, visit their web site at:

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