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Recreation & Culture


The Township of Algonquin Highlands Parks, Recreation & Trails Department offers many opportunities for exploring recreation and culture including:

  • Fantastic annual events suitable for the whole family;
  • A fully-appointed recreation centre in Dorset;
  • Two community centres located in Oxtongue Lake and Stanhope;
  • Heritage museums located in Dorset and Stanhope;
  • Trails throughout the Township;
  • Innumerable lakes, beautiful parks and public beaches;
  • Tourist attractions; and
  • Two branches of the Haliburton County Public Library.

Use the navigation menu to the right to learn more about recreation programs, area attractions and more.

Volunteer Opportunities

For information on activities, volunteering or summer jobs call 705-766-9968 or e-mail us at