The 2017 Hike Haliburton Festival takes place September 21 to 24. More than 90 guided hikes and activities are slated, including a giant picnic on the final day. The Haliburton Highlands skirts the Canadian Shield and boasts more than 600 lakes, along with its numerous scenic hiking trails. For more info, visit hikehaliburton.com as of June 2017, or www. myhaliburtonhighlands. com.