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These back country sites are similar to the provincial sites, with kybo and fire pit. Some sites... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
IR8U
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Aurora, Canada
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Good Backcountry camping amongst Muskoka Cottage Country

Canoed through the park on a solo trip last May. I was looking for someplace that was close to home... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2015
Mike M
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Woodstock
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20130 Highway # 35 North, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Went into Big East Lake from the access point off 118 for a Fri - Sun canoe trip with family. It's great that the municipality has gone to the effort to clear, mark, and maintain this park as there is always a shortage of interior...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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HHWT, Guest Relations Manager at Haliburton Highlands Water Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

@Mappin_and_Movin Thank you for your feedback. We are aware of this incident that took place and appreciate the phone call from concerned trippers! Obviously, this is not the desired outcome we want to be informed of about our area and would like to do what...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

For the past few summers we have been booking a Swift Canoe lightweight Kevlar 16.5' from the wonderful and knowledgeable team at HHWT. Drive up Highway 35 and pull in. Collect your canoe and all the fastenings, choose a route, a lake, a life style,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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HHWT, Guest Relations Manager at Haliburton Highlands Water Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

@Cangoose1 Thank you for a great review, and we are thrilled that you enjoyed the area! See you again next year! -Trails Team

Reviewed 14 June 2018

This is quite an outstanding place to visit and start out on a camping expedition with use of over 50,000 acres of crown land, trails and sites to choose from.

Date of experience: June 2018
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HHWT, Guest Relations Manager at Haliburton Highlands Water Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

@Mike B Thank you for your support and review! When will we see you again? Regards, - Trails Team

Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

These back country sites are similar to the provincial sites, with kybo and fire pit. Some sites have basic wood benches by the fire. Some lakes (like Red Pine) have cottages that are away from the camping areas. These sites are very easy to access...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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HHWT, Guest Relations Manager at Haliburton Highlands Water Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

@IR8U Thank you for your review! Yes, some of our lakes do have cottages around them, but getting a little deeper into our backcountry will yield that secluded feeling of having NOTHING around you. In the Red Pine Lake area, have you ever tripped into...More

Reviewed 2 October 2015

Canoed through the park on a solo trip last May. I was looking for someplace that was close to home and easily accessible. I was surprised how much of a wilderness feel it had despite the fact it was in the middle of Muskoka Cottage...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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