This Festival favourite is a trek into the Clear Lake Conservation Reserve and offers a rare opportunity to explore one of the few remaining stands of old growth white pine and hemlock left in Ontario. Take in panoramic views of Black Cat and Clear Lakes along the way. You will also visit Larry’s Hunt Camp. Bring your lunch and water! Suitable for adults and teens. Dog Friendly.

HIKE #: 36

DATE: Saturday, September 21

START TIME: 9:00 am

DURATION: 5 hours, 8km

LOCATION: West Shore Rd., Kennisis Lake

RATING: Challenging



LEADER: Britney Rock, Larry Hewitt, JIm Redner

LEADER BIO:   Larry was born and raised in Haliburton County and is the owner/operator of Hawk River Construction. He is a lifelong outdoorsman, a founding member of the Haliburton Highlands Water Trails, and current President of the Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association. Jim is retired and active in the outdoors with hiking, skiing, and fishing.

DIRECTIONS: Take Hwy 118 to West Guilford. From there take County Rd . 7 to West Shore Drive,approximately 17km. Turn left on West Shore Drive and travel 11km to Royal Mile Drive. Turn left and park in the lot. The travel distance from Haliburton is approximately 36km. The distance from Minden is approximately 47km. GPS coordinates: N 45.20774, W 78.67775

  • In Search of Old Growth
    Saturday, September 21, 2019
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Venue:   In Search of Old Growth

West Shore Rd, Royal Mile Dr., Haliburton, Ontario, Canada, K0M 1S0

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