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

    • Jan

      16

      NOTICE Public Meeting Changes to Building Fees

      Proposed Change of Fees to Building By-law 2014-38TAKE NOTICE pursuant to Section 7 of the Ontario Building Code Act, 1992 empowers Council to pass certain by-laws respecting construction, demoli... Read more »

    • Sep

      11

      IMPORTANT NOTICE - Cold Spring Closure

      Due to a Ministry of the Environment directive, the cold spring located on Highway 118 is now permanently closed to public use and will be decommissioned.We apologize for any inconvenience that this m... Read more »

    • Sep

      11

      IMPORTANT NOTICE re: Water at the Haliburton-Stanhope Airport

      Please be advised that water at the Haliburton-Stanhope Airport will be temporarily unavailable to the public.We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.Angie Bird, CAOTownship of Algonquin Hig... Read more »

    • Jan

      13

      Get Active this Winter with Guided Snowshoe Adventures

      Starting January 17th, the Parks, Recreation & Trails Department is offering six themed, guided snowshoe adventures.  A great outing for the whole family!  Snowshoe rentals available.&nb... Read more »

    • Nov

      21

      New Energy Management Plan

      The Green Energy Act requires public agencies, including municipalities, to report annually on energy use and also to develop a five-year energy conservation and management plan.The Township... Read more »

    • Oct

      28

      NOTICE Declaration of Election of Candidate

      For the Declaration of Election of Candidate for the 2014 Municipal Election please click on the attached document.Dawn Newhook, Clerk... Read more »

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