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Things to Do

Summer Activity

Haliburton Forest

Haliburton Forest is located 30 min by car from the cottage, and features wilderness adventure activities including:

  • The wolf centre

  • Mountain biking

  • Hiking

  • Astronomy

  • Wildlife observation

  • “A Walk in the Clouds” guided tree-top forest canopy tour

  • Snowmobiling

  • Dogsledding

  • Cookhouse Restaurant – open all year

*the “walk in the clouds” is especially popular, and books up very quickly. We suggest that if you are interested, you book it at the same time that you book the cottage, in order to avoid being disappointed! Contact (705) 754-2198

Blairhampton Golf Club

Blairhampton is a premier 18 hole golf course. We are located in the picturesque Haliburton Highlands. Golf amid the natural beauty of the Highlands or relax and enjoy our licensed club house. Blairhampton offers varied terrain, lush fairways and excellent greens-keeping, as well as a fully equipped pro shop, cart rental, rental clubs, and driving range. Contact (705) 286-1315

Haliburton Golf Driving Range

Contact (705)-457-2199

Haliburton Highlands Golf Course

Our Haliburton golf club is nestled amongst the towering pines and rolling hills of beautiful Haliburton Highlands. This 9 hole golf club is one of the area’s oldest golf courses (dates back to 1932).

The course’s short yardage (2,425) causes golfers to make the mistaken assumption that this is an easy track. Those familiar with the golf course know that the uneven terrain, hidden hazards and often obscured greens combine to create a challenge capable of testing the lowest handicap golfers.  Contact (705)-457-2233

Pinestone Golf Course

Carved from the mineral rich glacial till of the Haliburton Highlands, Pinestone Golf Course has established itself as one of Ontario’s most challenging and rewarding golf destinations. Built in 1974, our 18 hole, par 71 measures 6,024
yards and was designed by prominent golf course architect Jack Davidson. 
http://www.pinestone-resort.com/golf-en.html

Kayaking

For an opportunity to do something different visit the minden wildwwater preserve for some whitewater kayaking. 

http://www.wildernesscanoe.ca/content/introduction-minden-wildwater-preserve

Kennisis Power Sports

Boat rentals available at the marina on Kennisis Lake at:

kennisispowersports@gmail.com or call (705) 754-2000 (for boat & motor rentals, be sure to book at least one month in advance)

Pole Position Kartways

Go-carts, mini-golf, batting cages & bumper boats.  Contact (519) 942-0220

Haliburton Highlands Sculpture Forest

The Haliburton Sculpture Forest, in Glebe Park near the village of Haliburton in the Haliburton Highlands of Ontario, Canada, is a unique outdoor collection of sculptures by Canadian and international artists. The trails in the Sculpture Forest for walking and bike riding in spring, summer and fall and skiing in the winter provide changing perspectives of the forest and the sculptures in each of the seasons.  Contact 705-457-3555

Norah's Island

Paddle over to Norah’s Island for a day of camping, swimming and exploring. Visit the Kennisis Lake Cottage Owners Association at KLCOA.org to learn more about this 22 acre island conservation area.

Paint Ball

Treat yourself to outdoor paintball in Ontario, Canada and enjoy the unique thrills of paintball competition at Screaming Eagle Paintball. Paintball has never been more exciting as we customize your experience by offering an array of different games to best suit the type of outing that you are looking for. Throw a distinctive party that all guests will remember by taking them on a thrilling escapade at Screaming Eagle Paintball.  Contact 705-754-1840

South Algonquin Trails - Horseback riding

Situated at the very southern tip of Algonquin Park, South Algonquin Trails, offers you a horseback riding experience, that you just can’t get, anywhere else. Conveniently located between Haliburton and Bancroft, the area provides a natural environment for seeing rock outcroppings, ponds, beaver dams, streams, rivers, rugged hills, huge pine trees, and bear claw marks on the beech trees.  Contact 705-448-1757

Local Eateries

For a lively atmosphere, occasional live music and good food, visit Mckecks. Reviewed favourably on tripadvisor.  Contact 705-457-3443

Spa Services

A facial, a pedicure, a massage – Haliburton County offers a number of different day-spa services for soothing and relaxation. Visit the Haliburton Spa Directory for a listing of the various spas in the area:

http://www.haliburton-tourism.com/spa_directory.shtml

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