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

Snow Man: Andrew Twigg Meets Winter Head on in Frontenac County

Meet Andrew Twigg, a winter lover like no other.

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Go Cross-Country

Glide over fresh snow on these cross-country ski trails near you.

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Wander Our Communities

Wander Sustainably

Pack the necessities for your adventure - even in winter extra water is 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.

Get more sustainable tourism tips here.

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.

Winter 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.