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

    • Feb


      Reopened: Dorset Rec Centre, Feb 28

      The extreme cold we are all experiencing has resulted in a frozen septic line at the Dorset Recreation Centre. Work done today was completed ahead of schedule and has allowed the Centre... Read more »

    • Feb


      Employment Opportunity - Clerk-Planning Administrator

      The Township of Algonquin Highlands is seeking applications from experienced, qualified persons for the position of Clerk-Planning Administrator.  Reporting to the C.A.O., and as a member of the ... Read more »

    • Sep


      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


      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 »

    • Feb


      2015 Interim Tax Due Dates

      The 2015 Interim Tax bills were mailed the second week of February and the installments are due March 20, 2015 and May 15, 2015.... Read more »

    • Feb


      Contract Opportunity - Stanhope Heritage Day Coordinator

      The Township of Algonquin Highlands welcomes applications for a temporary contract position for a Stanhope Heritage Day Coordinator, to organize, coordinate and promote the 12th Annual Stanhope Herita... Read more »

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