Ontario’s Highlands: Made for Wandering

Stretching from the wild waters of the Ottawa River in the Ottawa Valley and heading westward through the counties of Lanark, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington, and Hastings before ending deep in the wild forests of Haliburton Highlands, Ontario's Highlands invites you to dive deep into the wild places, and discover new experiences, local stories and communities.

Local Inspiration

Foraged Feast: Get Started Harvesting Wild Edibles

Modern foraging and how to savour the flavours of the wild.

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Calling All Adrenalin Seekers, Nature Lovers and More: Find Your Dream Staycation Here

No matter your staycation style, find it here.

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Wander Our Communities

Wander Sustainably

Pack the necessities for your adventure - water, hat, sunscreen (and bug spray!) are generally a must.
Keep night lighting to a minimum in communities with a Dark Sky policy.
Learn more about the Indigenous roots of the communities you are visiting.

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Discover More of Ontario's Highlands

There is no end to the adventures to be had in Ontario's Highlands. Pack your sense of adventure and discover new horizons to explore.

Summer Getaways

From cozy bed and breakfasts to inns, cabins, cottages, yurts (and even a treehouse or two!) your accommodation will be more than just a place to lay your head.