Join members of the HHHS Foundation and Community Support Services team to “hike” around the hospital grounds, along the tranquility trail, and serenity garden. Experience reflection time at the gazebo located adjacent to the garden, and learn about the work being done in hospice and palliative care in your community. All donations made for this hike will be donated to the Hike for Hospice. Suitable for families. No dogs please.

HIKE #: 45

DATE:  Friday, September 20

START TIME:  2:30 pm

DURATION: 1.5 hours, 2km

LOCATION: Haliburton Highlands Health Services – Haliburton Site. 7199 Gelert Rd.


MAXIMUM #:  30

AMENITIES: Parking, washrooms (nearby), shelter, water

LEADER: Lisa Tompkins and Nancy Gosse

LEADER BIO: Lisa Tompkins is the Executive Director of the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation, which produces the Hike for Hospice event each spring to raise awareness and funds for hospice and palliative programs in the community.   A long-time “weekender” and now permanent resident, Lisa has always appreciated the beauty of the Highlands in each season, and welcomes the opportunity to connect the restorative powers of walking in nature to the reflection and celebration of the lives of loved ones. Nancy Gosse has always been attuned to nature and appreciates the rejuvenation that walking in nature provides. Currently serving as Interim Hospice Coordinator, every opportunity is taken to incorporate this connection with her work.

DIRECTIONS:Please gather at the hospital entrance. From Haliburton, head southwest on Highland St. Turn left onto Gelert Rd/ County Rd 1(signs for County Rd 1/Donald/Lochlin) Hospital will be on the right. From Minden you will come on County Rd 21, and turn right onto Gelert Rd shortly after you see the train on your right side  GPS coordinates: N 45.0384, W 78.5286

  • "Hike for Hospice" Reflection Walk
    Friday, September 20, 2019
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Venue:   Haliburton Highlands Health Services - Haliburton Site

7199 Gelert Road, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada