Welcome to Algonquin Highlands

Located on the western side of the Haliburton Highlands, life here provides a wide variety of year-round activities and events as well as an engaging and relaxed lifestyle. Pristine lakes offer fishing, boating, swimming and sparkling sunsets. Our trails, complete with maps and guidebooks, provide endless beautiful vistas, waterfalls, canoeing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, cycling and snowmobiling. Arts and heritage are alive and well with museums, galleries and quaint small town shopping. Algonquin Park is nearby, as are dozens of resorts, rental cottages and B&Bs.

Recent News

    • Apr


      Employment Opportunities: Stewardship Youth Rangers Program Team Leader & Crew

      The Township of Algonquin Highlands Parks, Recreation and Trails Department is seeking one (1) Team Lead and four (4) highly-motivated and team-oriented youths to work in the 2015 Stewardship You... Read more »

    • Apr


      Employment Opportunity: Parks, Recreation & Trails Seasonal Positions

      The Parks, Recreation and Trails Department has the following seasonal and part-time positions available for 2015 and is seeking applications from qualified individuals.       &nbs... Read more »

    • Apr


      Bear Lake Road Status

      Bear Lake Road is currently still closed.  It is estimated that it could be open in one to two weeks.  Updates will be posted as conditions change.... Read more »

    • Apr


      2015 Budget Highlights

      The 2015 Municipal Budget has been adopted by Council and with the County and Education tax rates, the total residential tax rate will increase by 1.10%.  Click here for the 2015 budget... Read more »

    • Mar


      Trails Office - End of Winter Blow-Out Sale!

      Check out these great deals on merchandise at the Trails Office.  25% off everything in the store!  Clothing, paddles, x-country ski accessories and more! Click on the image to view.... Read more »

    • Mar


      NEW! Change in Summer Hours at the Dorset Landfill

      Effective May 1, 2015, and during the Summer schedule only (May 1 - October 15), the Dorset Landfill will be open on Thursdays and Fridays from 12 pm-5 pm.  The Summer Hours of Operation will be ... Read more »

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