Hike on the property once owned by Sir Sam Hughes (Minister of Militia in WWI). This 6 km trail will take you through hardwood forest and mature apple orchards to some of the most breathtaking views in the Highlands over Eagle Lake and Moose Lake. Along the way you will learn the history of the area and hear the stories of the Bishop family who purchased the property in 1965. Suitable for adults and youth. No dogs please.
HIKE #: 31
DATE: Saturday, September 21
START TIME: 10:00 am
DURATION: 2 hours, 6km
LOCATION: Sir Sam’s Ski & Ride, 1054 Liswood Rd. 705‐754‐2298
MAXIMUM # 30
AMENITIES: Parking, washrooms, shelter, food and beverage service
LEADER: Chris Bishop
LEADERS BIO: Chris Bishop is a lifetime resident of the Haliburton Highlands and owner of Sir Sam’s Ski and Ride.
DIRECTIONS: From Haliburton take Hwy 118 east approximately 5km. to County Rd . 14 Turn right and proceed to the village of Eagle Lake,approximately 9km. Turn right on Sir Sam’s Rd., and follow it to the hill. The distance from Haliburton is approximately 17km. From Minden, follow Hwy 35 north to Carnarvon, and turn right onto Hwy 118. At West Guilford turn left onto County Rd 7 and stay right on County Rd 6. Follow 6 to the town of Eagle Lake. Go over County Rd .14, past the beach on the left and up the hill to Sir Sam’s Rd. and turn left. The distance from Minden is approximately 40km. GPS coordinates: N45.1301, W78.4817
- Sir Sam's Hill of History
Saturday, September 21, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue: Sir Sam's Ski and Ride