Frequently Asked Questions

 

Are dogs allowed in the Sculpture Forest? 

Dogs are welcome. Dogs must be under the control of the owner. Please stoop and scoop and deposit in a garbage container.

 

Is there a cost for entry?

Entrance is by donation. There is a donation box at the entrance. 

 

Can we visit the Sculpture Forest in the winter?

Most of the trails in the Sculpture Forest become cross-country ski trails in the winter. Walking is not allowed on the ski trails. You need to buy a trail pass (available at the kiosk in the College Parking Lot or at the entrance on Museum Rd) to ski on the trails. A portion of the Sculpture Forest is accessible by snowshoe. There is no charge for the Snowshoe trail.

 

When is it open? 

Glebe Park is open from dawn to dusk. In the winter the ski trails in the Sculpture Forest are lit. Walking is not allowed on the ski trails.

 

Is there parking? 

Parking is available at both entrances to Glebe Park.

 

Can we have a picnic?

Yes, There are picnic tables in Glebe Park near the entrance to the Sculpture Forest.

Are visitors welcome at the College? 

Yes. Fleming College welcomes visitors. There is a café in the College, which is open on weekdays when the College is in session.

Are there washrooms? 

There are washrooms available in the field upon entiring the Sculpture Forest. There are also washrooms available in the College on weekdays and Saturdays, and also in the Haliburton Highlands Museum (see Museum website for hours) www.haliburtonhighlandsmuseum.com.

 

Are there guided tours?

Free Guided tours are offered each Tuesday at 10:00 am in July and August.  The tour takes approximately 1 ½ hours. Each Wednesday at 12:10 pm in July and August we offer a shorter 40 minute “Curator’s Selection Tour”. Meet at the information kiosk in the parking lot of Fleming College, Haliburton Campus. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Tours are held rain or shine. There is no fee but donations are welcome.

 

Is the Sculpture Forest accessible?

The Sculpture Forest Trails are wide and easy to walk on. The surface is fine compacted gravel or earth. The trails are not paved. 

Can we walk or bike from Haliburton Village to the Sculpture Forest?

Yes – on the Head Lake trail – see the Village map for details. 

297 College Drive
Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0
Tel: (705) 457-3555

info@haliburtonsculptureforest.ca

© 2016 Haliburton Sculpture Forest. All images © 2016 Kristy L. Bourgeois, Youkie Stagg, Angus Sullivan, Noelle Dupret Smith