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Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve

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Great reserve

We spent a day in here this past weekend on our drive up north for the fall colours. We saw the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Joe_Cruzer
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Toronto, Canada
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Best hiking in Haliburton

We have enjoyed many of these hiking trails. The black lake lookout is a favourite in the fall to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zsuzso1943
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Peterborough, Canada
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“canopy tour”(33 reviews)
“wolf center”(17 reviews)
“base camp”(14 reviews)
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Ontario's hidden outdoor recreation, education and entertainment gem. Haliburton Forest, is a unique, privately owned forest located on over 100,000 acres of rolling hardwood forests, beautiful lakes, meandering rivers and extensive wetlands in the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1095 Redkenn Rd, Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent a day in here this past weekend on our drive up north for the fall colours. We saw the wolves and pigs and the moose. We also hiked around and had lunch in the restaurant. Best part was the wolves and exhibit. Great...More

Thank Joe_Cruzer
HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Joe_Cruzer! We hope to see you again. Tegan Legge - General Manager, Tourism & Recreation

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed many of these hiking trails. The black lake lookout is a favourite in the fall to see fall colours. Having two beautiful vantage points is a treat. A sign for the outlook vista in the same area would be helpful!More

Thank Zsuzso1943
HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Zsuzso1943! The Lookout and Outlook Trails are definitely some of the best vistas to see the fall colours in the Haliburton Highannds! We are hoping to complete a signage blitz before the snow stays on the ground. We will make sure...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went mountain biking there today and the trails were in really poor condition. There were a lot of fallen trees, poor drainage, fallen signs and a section that was completely washed out. I don't mind rough terrain but not when I am paying to use...More

Thank Tika347
HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tika347, Thank you for reaching out via email and TripAdvisor. First our apologies for the very frustrating day this must have been. This is not the standard we try to uphold and had been hit with the "perfect", "not so perfect storm of events"...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this by far is the best experience you can get to see as close to wild wolves and learn so much about the falsehoods surrounding the species. Extremely knowledgeable friendly staff offering very open honest discussion about wolves in the wild and the relationships animals...More

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HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank very much you kevin mat g! I'll be sure to pass on your lovely review to our crew at the Wolf Centre. We look forward to seeing you more often now that you have a membership! Sincerely, Tegan Legge - General Manager, Tourism and...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Spent almost 4 hours there. The wolf centre was interesting but the canopy tour and the guided walk and canoe trip was excellent. Our 2 guides Ted and Jean were awesome. very knowlegeble and so friendly. Thy took into account the three "old " ladies...More

Thank Lorna P
HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

That is great to hear Lorna P! So happy you enjoyed your time with Ted and Jean. I will be sure to share your feedback with them. Sincerely, Tegan Legge - General Manager, Tourism and Recreation

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Wolves were closeto viewing area and staff were there to answer amy questions. Good information and small exhibition area. A must if in the area.

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HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you David A for your review. We hope to see you again. Tegan Legge - General Manager, Tourism and Recreation

Reviewed 1 September 2018

What an amazing experience. Our guides Ted and Jean were so knowledgeable and made our Trek so much fun from start to finish. Thank you and we would highly recommend it for an outing for anyone looking for an adventure in the Haliburton area.

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HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

This is wonderful! Thank you lwesley2018. I'll be sure to pass your review on to Jean and Ted. We hope to see you again. Sincerely, Tegan Legge - General Manager, Tourism and Recreation

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I took my 2 boys: 14 and 10 and my 13 year old nephew for a canopy walk. I was concerned about the price, but it was worth the cost. Our tour guides, Tom and Jean, were kind and knowledgeable. Jean took extra, special care...More

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HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

That is amazing LeoreLF. Ted and Jean are super happy to see your review. Thank you for joining us and for taking the time to write your review. We look forward to a repeat visit, maybe for dog sledding next time? Sincerely, Tegan Legge, General...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

We had an amazing time at the Haliburton Forest. Greeted by friendly staff. We had an issue with our key not working and they drove out to our site and delivered a new one right to us immediately. Clean park, sites are beautiful. Sites are...More

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HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thank you very much Carin K for taking the time to write up this very informative review! Sounds like you had an incredible. We will be sure to share your comments with our team and hope to see you again. Maybe next time for a...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We visited this past weekend and after looking at the web site and reviews beforehand I was a little disappointed. The Pro's....We were able to see the wolves up close as they had just come down before we got there (people just ahead of us...More

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HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Hi Barb, Thank you for for taking the time to review your experience at Haliburton Forest. So very glad you enjoyed your time at the Wolf Centre. The "guy" at the counter was probably one of our maintenance men trying to help/do our front line...More

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MrsGfromcanada
28 February 2018|
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Response from Courtyy | Reviewed this property |
Check in: 3:00 pm. Each person staying in our accommodations is required to sign a liability waiver upon check in. Check out: On day of departure, please vacate the unit by 11:00 am; however you do have access to the... More
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Constantin320
7 October 2017|
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Response from HaliburtonForest | Property representative |
Hi Costantin, We are definitely experiencing some beautiful fall colours this Thanksgiving Weekend. We look forward to hosting you, Tegan Legge - General Manager, Tourism and Recreation
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kvatcher
19 July 2017|
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Response from Monty M | Reviewed this property |
Unknown. I've only been there in the winter.
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