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Everyday including holidays from dawn to dusk

Ski Trails: Must have a valid ski trail pass to enter ski trails (costs may vary)

Snowshoe Trails: Free of charge

Hours

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The Haliburton Highlands offer an abundance of activities and sights to see in the winter! Visit the Ontario Highlands website to discover more.

Winter at the Sculpture Forest

Snowshoeing, Hiking, Nordic Skiing, Tours and all of the Ontario Highlands to Explore!

Discover the magic of the Haliburton Sculpture Forest in the wintertime. Our trails are packed with snow, perfect for walking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing! Please follow our COVID-19 protocols.

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Tours

Discover more about your favourite sculptures with a tour! Choose from the options below.

Snowshoeing and Hiking Trails

Snowshoe or walk for free on the colour-coded paths!

These take you through the Sculpture Forest as well as on the kilometres of marked snowshoe trails on the trails north of the museum in Glebe Park. Bring your own snowshoes or borrow a pair from the museum for free! (Check the museum hours or call ahead.)

Depending on the weather, the conditions may vary. At times the pathways can be very icy. Please use caution. We recommend using walking poles and grippers on your boots.

 

The trail loop in the Sculpture Forest is a shared by walkers, skiers and snowshoers. Please move to the side of the rail to allow skiers to pass. 

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Nordic Skiing  (Cross-Country)

Enjoy the Sculpture Forest on skis! The Haliburton Highlands Nordic Trail and Ski Club Association offers trail passes for Glebe Park. Visit the HHNTA website for details.

The main trails of the Sculpture Forest and Glebe Park will be groomed and ready for Nordic Skiing as soon as there is enough snow to do so.

 

The Nordic ski trails at Glebe Park are top-rated ski trails in the province for classic and skate skiing. Explore all Glebe Park has to offer on the 13.5 km of ski trails during the day and at night, enjoy skiing in the Sculpture Forest until 9:00 PM on the lit loop trail.

 

There are options for all levels of skiers. The trails in the Sculpture Forest are recommended for novice skiers while the upper trails in Glebe Park are quite hilly and are considered "very challenging."

Trail Conditions: Visit the Ski Haliburton website for updates on the trails.

Cost: If you would like to use the trails for cross-county skiing, please buy a trail pass in advance or you can pay at the honesty boxes on-site. See the Ski Haliburton website for pricing and updates. Day passes (self-registration) are available at the trail heads. Please bring cash, or you can e-transfer to membership@skihaliburton.com

Winter Gallery

Spiral Ascent by John Shaw-Rimmington
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Sleep of the Huntress by Doug Stephens
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Atmo-Sphere by John McKinnon
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Nature and festivities at the Sculpture Forest
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Together We Achieve the Extraordinary by Tizirai Gumbere
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Curled Figures by Susan Low-Beer
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Kennisis: Horse and Rider by William Lishman
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Storied Moons by Carole Turner
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Flying Debris by Leo Sepa
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Homesteaders by Jake Mol
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C to C by John Shaw-Rimmington
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Animal tracks in the snow
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