Forest Access Road Conditions:

Forest Access Roads are OPEN.

It is advised that 4x4 vehicles with sufficient ground clearance are used to access Sherborne Lake, Dan Lake and Cinder Lake Forest Access Roads. Cars and small SUV's are not recommended. Call the Algonquin Highlands Trails Office at 705-766-9033 for the most up to date condition report.

Forest Access roads are the responsibility of MNRF (705-286-1521).  Roads are to be used at own risk and are not inspected daily.  Tow truck operators will often refuse to enter such roads to provide assistance. It is the trippers responsibility to check on road conditions when planning their trip.

Hiking Trail Conditions:

A RE-ROUTE THROUGH THE QUARRY SECTION OF CIRCUIT OF 5 VIEWPOINTS HAS BEEN INSTALLED AND POSTED AND MARKED, IN ORDER TO AVOID ACTIVE QUARRY ACTIVITY. FOLLOW SIGNAGE AND PLEASE STAY CLEAR OF ACTIVE QUARRY MINING AREAS.

All other hiking trails are currently OPEN.

Do note that the bridge that crosses Oxbow Creek at the halfway point on the Beetle Lake trail has been removed and is pending replacement - hikers will not be able to cross the creek and must follow the re-routed loop trails that return to the initial trailhead.

Watch for logging operations on the Crests of Kennisis Trail - follow signage. IT 

The Acclimatization Trail on the Frost Centre Hiking Trails is closed to the south of the western junction with the Fire Tower Trail. This means that the Fire Tower Trail can no longer be done as a loop and hikers using the Acclimatization Trail must finish the 4km loop by following the Fire Tower Trail. Please obey posted signage and respect private property.

Mailing Address:

Township of Algonquin Highlands
1123 North Shore Road, Algonquin Highlands, ON K0M 1J1

Hours of Operation

Victoria Day Weekend to Thanksgiving Weekend - Open 7 days a week 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 

After Thanksgiving to Dec 31 - Monday - Friday 10am-3pm

January 1st to end of March Break - 7 days a week 10am - 3pm

End of March Break to Victoria Day Weekend - Monday - Friday 10am-3pm

Contact Information

Trails Office (Haliburton Highlands Water Trails)
20130 Highway # 35 North
Phone: 705-766-9033
Fax: 705-766-2402
Email: trails@algonquinhighlands.ca