Strap on your snowshoes! On this adventure you’ll visit 3 of my favourite destinations – the last of its kind Hawk Lake Historical Log Chute, a breathtaking lookout on the Circuit of 5 View Points, and the spectacular Minden Whitewater Preserve. We’ll  drive in tandem to each location, make a short trek to soak in the sights and cozy up with delightful wild tea tastings.  Suitable for adults, teens, and children 10+ No dogs please.


DATE: Saturday, February 8

START TIME: 1:00 pm

DURATION: 3 hours, 2 km

LOCATION: Historic Log Chute, 1584 Big Hawk Rd. (County Rd 13)

RATING: Easy with some steep grades


AMENITIES: Parking, washrooms, shelter, water, snowshoes

LEADER: Donna Raetsen

LEADER BIO: Donna guides from the heart. Authentic and free, her playful spirit is fueled by curiosity and wonder. She’s a certified Hike Ontario leader and Forest Therapy Guide. Truly, madly, deeply in love with the natural world, Donna nurtures adventure, kinship and a gentle “remembering” in her treks

DIRECTIONS: onto Hwy 35 heading north. Travel for approximately 11km and turn right onto Little Hawk Lake Rd (County Rd. 13). Travel for 3km to Big Hawk Lake Rd and turn left. Travel another 3 km to #1584. The distance from Haliburton is approximately 42km. From Minden take Hwy 35 North for approximately 25 km. Turn right onto Little Hawk Lake Rd (County Rd  13). Travel for 3 km to Big Hawk Lake Rd and turn left. Travel another 3km to #1584. GPS: coordinates N45.1425, W78.7422

  • Top Three and Tea
    Saturday, February 8, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm