Explore by foot, bike or horseback

The Municipality of Dysart et al is home to a variety of public and private trails. There are trails for:

  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • horseback riding
  • cross country skiing
  • snowshoeing
Homstead at Glebe Park
Glebe Park Trails

Discover 175 acres of woodlands and rolling hills.  In the spring, summer and fall the trails are available for hiking and mountain biking.  In the winter the trails switch over to cross country ski and snowshoe trails.

Paved portion of Head Lake Trail near County Road 21.
Head Lake and Drag River Trail

The Head Lake Trail is open year round.  Parking is available at Head Lake Park and the Haliburton Highlands Museum.  Parts of the trail follow the shores of Head Lake, while other sections will see you walking through residential areas and Glebe Park.

Image of Barnum Creek Nature Reserve
Barnum Creek Nature Reserve

Take time to discover Barnum Creek Nature Reserve.  This beautiful 500 acre property was donated to the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust in 2018.  These public hiking and snowshoeing trails are located less than 5 km from Haliburton Village.

Base of High Falls
High Falls, Harcourt - Algonquin Park

The southeast corner of Algonquin Park lies in Harcourt, home of the High Falls hiking trail.  This 1.9 km linear trail follows along the York River and is a great way to explore the beauty of the Haliburton Highlands. 

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