Explore the environs of the venerable Miners’ Bay Lodge. Your journey will reveal the history and natural features of the area. Along wetlands and through mature hardwood forests and stands of white pine you will have views of three lakes. You will also see the impact of a recent storm. Suitable for adults, teens, and children 10 +. Dog friendly.
HIKE #: 116
DATE: Saturday, September 21
START TIME: 2:30 pm
DURATION: 1.5 hours, 2.5km
LOCATION: Miners’ Bay Lodge, 9718 Hwy 35, Haliburton (705) 286‐2978 RATING: Moderate
MAXIMUM # 25
AMENITIES: Parking, washrooms, water.
LEADER: Russ Wunker
LEADER BIO: Russ came to Miners’ Bay Lodge when he was 5 days old in 1947. In 1912, his mother’s family rented the farm that became the Bay View Inn. His father’s family purchased the property in 1938 and renamed it Miners’ Bay Lodge. Russ attended high school in Haliburton, went to college in New York and Florida, taught history and worked in government and politics until 1988 and has been an owner and a lifelong resident of the Lodge. He recently retired and sold the Lodge.
DIRECTIONS: From Minden take Hwy 35 south to Miners’ Bay Lodge which will be on your left. The distance from Minden is approximately 15km. From Haliburton take County Rd 21 to Minden. Turn south/left on Hwy 35 and follow for 15km to Miners’ Bay Lodge. The distance from Haliburton is approximately 39km. GPS coordinates: N44.81972, W78.77692
- Three Lakes Trek
Saturday, September 21, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: Miner's Bay Lodge