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Choosing Haliburton

Haliburton County has an abundance of clean air, caring communities and a spirit of enterprise. Bordering on the south of Algonquin Park, the County offers visitors outdoor and cultural activities in every season of the year. There are hundreds of kilometres of trails in the area used for cycling, nordic skiing, dog sledding, hiking, snowmobiling, and ATVing. The richness of lakes and rivers provides opportunities for recreational activities for all ages in all seasons, including fishing and ice fishing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, sailing, and wakeboarding.

Haliburton County is also a centre for artistic and cultural activity. It is home to Fleming College's Haliburton School of The Arts. The college is one of Canada's largest art colleges offering an incredible array of full-time and part-time programs throught the year and offering over 250 week long courses for 3500 adults and children throughout the summer. Other cultural offerings include the Highlands Summer Festival - six weeks of live theatre, Highlands Opera Studio, the Minden Hills Cultural Centre, the Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre, the Haliburton Sculpture Forest, studio tours, numerous art galleries, as well as a myraid of concerts, theatrical and literary perforances and festivals.

The Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve is a unique location in Haliburton. A 24,000 hectare sustainable forest that features wilderness adventure activities including the Wolf Centre, the Walk in the Clouds forest canopy tour, groomed snowmobile trails, mountain biking, dog sledding, hiking, astronomy, wildlife observation, wilderness camping, and accommodations a diversity of educational programs and cultural events.

As the tabs located on the left hand side of this page will show, there are many other reasons for you to choose the Haliburton Highlands.

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