Recreation | Overview | Township of Algonquin Highlands

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

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Contact Information

Dorset Recreation Centre
1051 Main Street, Box 99
Dorset, ON  P0A 1E0

Phone/Fax: 705-766-9968