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Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve

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1095 Redkenn Rd, Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0, Canada
+1 705-754-2198
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Staff very knowledgable, wolves are beautiful

Wolf Centre was the highlight of the trip. Staff is open to lots of questions. 1 way glass for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Courtyy
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Peterborough, Canada
A MUST SEE

We visited here whilst on vacation. My aunt had done an itinerary of things to do over the 3 weeks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OrionsLola
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Ontario's hidden outdoor recreation, education and entertainment gem.Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve Ltd., or simply Haliburton Forest, is a unique, privately owned forest located on 70,000 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 & Wildlife Reserve Ltd, features wilderness adventure activities including the Wolf Centre, 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 educational programs.
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  • Poor2%
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“canopy tour” (29 reviews)
“wolf centre” (42 reviews)
“wolf pack” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1095 Redkenn Rd, Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wolf Centre was the highlight of the trip. Staff is open to lots of questions. 1 way glass for wolves was a good touch.

Thank Courtyy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here whilst on vacation. My aunt had done an itinerary of things to do over the 3 weeks we were there. Whilst I loved the canoeing across the lake and the walk side, I didn’t participate in the canopy tour due to a...More

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

Sounds like your family had an excellent time taking in as much as you could during your visit to Haliburton Forest. Thank you for your review and we look forward to hosting you again. Tegan Legge - General Manager, Tourism and Recreation

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited hear off season so all of the buildings in the base camp were closed - cost is $8.00 each if you walk in - if you wish to take your car it is another 800 plus $25, refundable deposit for the gate key....More

Thank Jane S
HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

So happy you enjoyed the trails! The off season can be a great time to come hiking, check out the Logging Museum as well as our animals at the barn: Hershe the Moose, horses, donkey, pigs, etc... We look forward to a repeat visit maybe...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was great to see the rehabilitation center and check out the wolves. Great spot to get some good photos as the wolves hang out close to the visitor center. Nice musuem portion and gift shop. Great stop for on the way to your cottage or...More

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

Thank you jimmySarnia! We look forward to hosting you again, Tegan Legge - General Manager, Tourism and Recreation

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was nice to see the wolves had plenty of territory to roam, unlike in a Zoo. We were lucky to see the Alpha Pair and pups up close from the glassed in area. See our pictures of Alpha Male Fang (black), his partner and...More

Thank Leland H
HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Leland H. We look forward to hosting you again. Tegan Legge - General Manager, Tourism and Recreation

Reviewed 9 October 2017

My 14 year old daughter went there last week as part of a school outdoor education camping trip. The trip was to include one night in the tent and two nights in a cabin and a 14 kilometer hike each way to get to the...More

Thank Thornhillmom
HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Thornhillmom, We apologize that your daughter was not provided the experience you were both expecting. This camping trip is indeed designed to provide a unique outdoor education experience that is challenging and encourages students to step outside of their comfort zones. The particular private...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Since it’s the only enclosed wolf sanctuary in Canada, it’s a must see place. Lots of taxidermy animals on display for you to see. One way glass with microphones outside lets you get to see and hear the wolves playing around outside. Always fun to...More

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HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you David B! We look forward to seeing you again. Tegan Legge - General Manager, Tourism and Recreation

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Well worth stopping in. We were able to observe the entire Wolf pack and take some great videos and stills.

Thank Stefanie045
HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for your kind words Stefanie045. We look forward to hosting you again. Tegan Legge - General Manager, Tourism and Recreation

Reviewed 13 September 2017

This was a great experience. The Canopy tour was great fun. Cameron, guide for the day was informative about local plants and wildlife. Would definitely recommend!

Thank kathyth0mas
HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thank you kathyth0mas for your great review! I'll make sure to pass it along to Cameron. Tegan Legge - General Manager, Tourism and Recreation

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I was on the fence about how good it would be till we got there. First off the pics of our site on the web page really didn't do it any justice. Huge site right on the water and just an amazing view. Really made...More

Thank Wesley F
HaliburtonForest, General Manager at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thank you Wesley, We look forward to hosting you again. Tegan Legge - General Manager, Tourism and Recreation

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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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tlr519
7 January 2016|
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Response from OutdoorExpGirl |
Hello tlr519, Thank you for your question! The $49.00 permit refers to the snowmobile pass per person. In the winter only snowmobiles and atvs can us our trails and roads. The Wolf Centre is separate from this open... More
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