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You can be a steward of the Algonquin Highlands trails systems!

Adopt a campsite, portage, lake, access point, hiking or ski trail.  Help Protect and Preserve the Haliburton Highlands.

Open to individuals, families, corporate and community organizations.

Adopt a Hiking Trail

Your help is needed!

  • Volunteer your time
  • Make a donation
  • Participate in Community Watch
  • Do any combination of the above
  • Receive recognition for your valued contribution
  • Every contribution goes towards area maintenance and improvements such as signage, privies, fire pit rings, tree planting, site and trail rehabilitation.

Adopt-a-Trail Program details and the Adopt-a-Trail Application Form can be found in the “Documents” section at the bottom of this page.

Benefits of Joining

  • Pride and Ownership in the health of the community
  • Receive copy of Water Trails Map Guide
  • Receive bi-annual Newsletter
  • discounts on Trails merchandise and camping

Contact Information

Trails Office (Haliburton Highlands Water Trails)
20130 Highway # 35 North
Phone: 705-766-9033
Fax: 705-766-2402

Mailing Address:
Township of Algonquin Highlands
1123 North Shore Road, Algonquin Highlands, ON K0M 1J1

Hours of Operation

Victoria Day Weekend to Thanksgiving Weekend - Open 7 days a week 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

After Thanksgiving to Dec 31 - Monday - Friday 10am-3pm

January 1st to end of March Break - 7 days a week 10am - 3pm

End of March Break to Victoria Day Weekend - Monday - Friday 10am-3pm


Adopt-A-Trail Application Form
Adopt-A-Trail Program Description