Sometimes it’s a nice change to throw away the itinerary, load up the tank with gas, strap on the saddlebags and just go wandering. That’s exactly what the team at On Snow Magazine did, exploring the hidden gems and unfamiliar territory of Ontario’s Highlands with an openness to embrace the unknown. What they found in Haliburton Highlands, Hastings County and the Ottawa Valley is “an amazing network of old rail line trails, old logging roads, some open field running and some deep wooded, and windy adventure trails” – along with friendly accommodations, great food and welcoming communities with a few surprises. Click here to read the full story, and view the video below to see the adventure unfold.
Read these tips to help plan your hikes and time at the Hike Haliburton Festival.