Harrington Park

Length: Approximately 0.5km
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Features: Spectacular view of the rapids
Access: South of Horseshoe Lake Road / Bethel Road intersection

Description: Located on Horseshoe Lake Road, this Park allows visitors to view the spectacular beauty of the Minden Wild Water Preserve and rapids. This park features a footpath along the rapids which offer great vantage points to watch the many kayaking activities that take place here.


Boardwalk4Minden Boardwalk

Length: Approximately 0.4km
Difficulty: Easy
Features: Fully accessible and permits bicycles
Access: Entrance is at the Cultural Centre on Bobcaygeon Road

Description: Main entrance and parking at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre, this boardwalk takes you through a natural grass marsh with the option of continuing to the Minden Ball Diamonds or on to intercept the Riverwalk, creating a lovely loop to include downtown Minden.


Riverwalk1Minden Riverwalk

Length: Approximately 1km
Difficulty: Easy
Features: Accessible pathway and footbridge over the Gull River
Access: Along Water Street and Invergordon Avenue

Description: Located in downtown Minden, this unique pathway follows the Gull River and loops with a connecting foot bridge that brings you back downtown or allows you access to the Minden Boardwalk to continue on to the Minden Cultural Centre or the Ball Diamonds. You choose how long or short of a journey, the possibilities are endless.


Snowden Park Sign Snowdon Park

 Length: Approximately 3km with several other shorter trails throughout
 Difficulty: Easy to moderate
 Features: Year round access and wheelchair accessible sections
 Access: Entrance is just south of the South Lake/Gelert Roads intersection

Description: This is the largest park within our township, consisting of 460 acres of beautiful mixed woodland. This park is a must see destination point for outdoor enthusiasts for hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, bird watching and many other outdoor activities.


 Haliburton Highlands Water Trails

 Length: 3km, various portages
 Difficulty: Easy to moderate
 Features: Backcountry canoeing and camping
 Access: 5128 Hwy. 118, 25 km west of Carnarvon at Hwy 35 (Camping Permits/Reservations Required)

The Poker Lakes area encompasses approximately 1,800 hectares of remote backcountry, provincial crown and municipal lands comprised of mixed forests and 12 lakes with minimal development. Camping/canoeing routes include 47 campsites and 10 portages. This is an ideal area for novice paddlers, families or anyone looking to have a relaxing and rejuvenating adventure in a natural setting. Camping permits/reservations required, go to


ATV Trails: The Haliburton ATV Association (HATVA) has multiple trails throughout the area for you to enjoy.
Click the following link to be taken to their website: HATVA Website

Cross Country Ski Trails: Haliburton Highlands Nordic Trail & Ski Club offers day passes and memberships to use their many trails.
Click the following link to be taken to their website: Haliburton Ski Club Website

Snowmobile Trails: The Haliburton County Snowmobile Association (HCSA) maintains several trails and frequently updates their conditions.
Click the following link to be taken to their website: HCSA Website