Experience the stunning nature, awe inspiring art, fascinating history, fine folk, and warm hospitality of Haliburton County. Yours Outdoors experience packages offer a rich variety of experiential, informative, active, and entertaining activities led by professional guides and involving local experts, naturalists, artisans, and personalities.
Packages are scheduled year round or by request. Check the Calendar for upcoming experiences.
Put a Little Spring in Your Step (April and May)
Take in the sights and sounds of early spring in the Haliburton Highlands with a unique wildflower walk. Discover some rare and early blooming native plants including the beautiful Giant Yellow Lady Slipper, rare and unusual Trilliums, Spikenard and Indian Cucumber. See the marvellous ancient hollow tree, waterfalls and chance upon some wild creatures.
Wild Edibles Forage and Lunch (Monthly June to October)
Come forage the woods, wetlands and roadsides of the Haliburton Highlands. Learn how to identify and when to harvest the choicest parts of wild edibles. Returning to Windfall Food Forest we’ll preserve a part of our harvest drawing on the ancient art of fermentation. Then we’ll gather around the long trestle table nestled among the pines overlooking the lake to savour some local and wild fare.
Gems Beneath Your Boots – Half Day (May 1 to October 31)
This half day tour involves a visit to Greenmantle Farms near Wilberforce where you will explore some amazing undisturbed “gems beneath your boots” including fluorichterite, orthoclase, tremolite, actinolite. apatite, and quartz. Discover how these remarkable crystals formed and how the minerals below can influence the flora and fauna above. This is a non-collecting tour – cameras are welcome but hammers are not. This tour is 2-3 hours in length and involves hiking for approximately 4 km. Transportation and lunch is available for an extra fee.
Haliburton Rocks (Mid April to Mid November)
The Haliburton Highlands really does “rock” in so many ways. Explore the rich minerals deposits, unique geological features, and rugged autumn landscapes of the area while enjoying the great hospitality and fine folk of the Highlands. This one day adventure includes a hike led by geologist to world class undisturbed sites of unique minerals and crystals, a tasty lunch, and mineral collecting at the Bear Lake Occurrence and other sites.
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