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LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Kinmount, a charming community rich with heritage,  is located on the Burnt River in the heart of Lake Country, bordering Kawartha Lakes & Halliburton Highlands.  Enjoy 4 season recreation at your doorstep including swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, golf, curling, skating, skiing, snowmobiling as well as arts & crafts.  Kinmount boasts an abundance of fish & wildlife & hundreds of miles of trails in surrounding forests & lakes.

 

Back Country Tours ATV, Snowmobile Rentals & Tours

Snowmobiling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sir Sams Ski & Bike 

Skiing at Sir SamsAll daily lift tickets, rentals & lessons are HALF PRICE from Opening Day until Christmas Eve!!!

 

The view at Sir Sam’s from the top of the runs is unlike any other in Ontario. Come see for yourself, only a 40 minute drive from My Lakefront Cottage.

 

 

 

 

Dog Sledding

Winterdance is an Ontario dog-sledding tour company that operates out of the Haliburton Highlands, Canada, alongside Algonquin park, and is owned and operated by husband and wife team Hank DeBruin and Tanya McCready-DeBruin, with “help” from their 4 young dog-sledding children, Logan, Dustyn, Michaela and Jessica. Discover the thrill of dog-sledding by learning to drive a dogteam! Explore Haliburton’s breathtaking wilderness dog sledding in magical silence for a 2 hour, 1/2 day, full day, moonlite or multi-day dog sledding trip.  For More Information Call:  705-457-5281

 

Haliburton Forest Wolf Center

Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve Ltd., or simply Haliburton Forest, is a unique, privately owned forest located on 80,000 acres of rolling hardwood forests, beautiful lakes, meandering rivers and extensive wetlands in the Haliburton Highlands of central Ontario, 3 hours north of Toronto.

An outdoor lover’s paradise, Haliburton Forest features wilderness adventure activities including the Wolf Center, the Walk in the Clouds forest canopy tour, groomed snowmobile trails, mountain biking, dog sledding, fishing, hiking, astronomy, wildlife observation, wilderness camping and accommodations, and an array of group experiences.

For More Information Call:  705-754-2198

 

Victoria Rail Trail

Open year-round to the public for recreational uses including walking, hiking, cycling, bird watching, horseback riding, dog sledding, snow shoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. There are access points at the old railway station and Austin Saw Mill Heritage Park in Kinmount. This trail runs from Lindsay to Kinmount to Haliburton.

 

Somerville Tract

This large 3,420 hectare section of the Victoria County Forest offers three trail loops totaling 8.5 km in length. This trail passes through a picturesque combination of pine plantations, wetlands, hardwood forests and rock outcrops. Located 5.6 km west of Kinmount on County Road 45 the tract is ideal for hiking, mountain biking & cross country skiing.

 

Other Activities in the Area

ATV’s Access to Municipal trails and private facilities, in City of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton County such as: Victoria Rail Trail and Somerville Forest (KATVA Permit required), Haliburton Rail Trail (HATVA Permit required) and the Burnt River Off Road Vehicle Facility (private). See respective websites for details.

Austin Sawmill Located along the Rail Trail

Austin Sawmill Heritage Park  Picnic Area, Shelter, Gardens, Children’s Playground – adjacent to Victoria & Haliburton Rail Trails

Kinmount Farmers Market  Saturday’s 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Austin Sawmill Heritage Park

Kinmount Heritage Model Railroad and Museum at Railway Station – Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Canada Day & Sundays of Holiday Weekends 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.