Join Forester Thomas McCay for a tour through the winter woods near the Haliburton Forest Base Camp. You’ll see evidence of past and present landscape changes, from glaciers to logging to maple syrup production. Be sure to grab lunch at the Cookhouse before the hike. Suitable for adults and teens. No dogs please

HIKE #19

DATE: Sunday, February 9

START TIME: 1:30 pm

DURATION: 2 hours, 4 km

LOCATION: 1095 Redkenn Rd. Meet at the Base Camp office of Haliburton Forest

RATING: Moderate.  Mostly packed snowshoe trail with a bit of off-trail exploring to see special features!


AMENITIES: Parking, washrooms, water, beverages, food, shelter

LEADER: Thomas McCay

LEADER BIO: Thomas is a forester with Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve, where he has been working since 2014. He believes deeply in the benefits that forest management can bring, and wants private land forestry in Haliburton County to be an ambassador for the possibilities of sustainable multi‐use forest stewardship.

DIRECTIONS:  From Haliburton take Hwy 118 west 11km to West Guilford. Turn right onto Kennisis Lake Rd (County Rd  7) and keep to your left. Follow for approximately 17km, then turn Right onto Redkenn Road.  Keep left into Haliburton Forest, parking near the main office . The distance from Haliburton is approximately 32km. From Minden take Hwy 35 north to Carnarvon. Turn right onto Hwy 118 to West Guilford. Turn left onto County Rd  7 and proceed as described above. The distance from Minden is approximately 47km. GPS coordinates: N 45.1067, W 78.4054

  • Forests in Transition
    Sunday, February 9, 2020
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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