Join professional forester Thomas McCay for a tour of one of Haliburton Forest’s most popular trails, with stops to discuss forest ecology, forest management, and the balance between recreation, wildlife, and logging. We’ll even stop at a woodland art gallery! Be sure to grab lunch at the Cookhouse after the hike. Suitable for adults and teens. Dog friendly ‐ on a leash.

HIKE #: 34

DATE: Thursday, September 19

START TIME: 9:30 am

DURATION: 3 hours, 5km

LOCATION: 1095 Redkenn Rd.. Meet at the Base Camp office of Haliburton Forest

RATING: Moderate.  Hike will be a mixture of moderate on trail hiking and flat, but off-trail walking through the forest. Participants must be sufficiently mobile to walk off-trail to participate in this hike.


AMENITIES: Parking, washrooms, water, beverages, food, shelter

LEADER: Thomas McCay

LEADER BIO: Thomas is a forester with Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve, where he has been working since 2014. He believes deeply in the benefits that forest management can bring, and wants private land forestry in Haliburton County to be an ambassador for the possibilities of sustainable multi‐use forest stewardship.

DIRECTIONS:  From Haliburton take Hwy 118 west 11km to West Guilford. Turn right onto Kennisis Lake Rd (County Rd  7) and keep to your left. Follow to Redkenn Rd.,approximately 17km. Turn left into Haliburton Forest and proceed to base camp and office. The distance from Haliburton is approximately 32km. From Minden take Hwy 35 north to Carnarvon. Turn right onto Hwy 118 to West Guilford. Turn left onto County Rd  7 and proceed as described above. The distance from Minden is approximately 47km. GPS coordinates: N 45.1067, W 78.4054

  • Wild Woods Walk
    Thursday, September 19, 2019
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm


Venue:   Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve

1095 Redkenn Rd., Haliburton, Ontario, Canada, K0M 1S0