The highlands of Algonquin, Ontario offer a multitude of activities to satisfy your 'wild' side. Have you ever tried white water rafting, portaging, a forest canopy tour, dogsledding, snowboarding or ice climbing? This Ontario vacation region allows you to do it all. Couples and families alike will find something to excite everyone.
Looking for something a little more relaxing? Why not try a horse drawn sleigh ride, a peaceful paddle, sitting around a campfire, or a leisurely cross country ski under the canopy of snow laden evergreens?
Whether it's a winter weekend getaway, a spring fishing trip, a summer family vacation or a fall studio tour we have it all in the Haliburton/Algonquin tourist region.
Each of the four seasons offers its own unique combination of activities.
Winter in the Algonquin Highlands is picturesque and fun-filled. During your stay at Oakview Lodge and Marina, you can participate in a variety of activities including dogsledding, snowmobiling, ice fishing, snowshoeing, and Nordic and downhill skiing.
Springtime is the perfect time to witness the forest awakening. Our forested trails and rolling hills are especially vibrant in the spring. Visit local shops, tour artist studios or tee up for your first golf game of the season, then return to Oakview for a gourmet dinner.
Summer on Little Hawk provides weedless swimming in a crystal clear lake, unlimited water sports, great fishing, golf, sunbathing, sightseeing, and campfires on the beach. The possibilities are endless! Please review our Attractions Gallery for a sample of the experiences and activities available.
Fall in the Algonquin Highlands is a great time of year to enjoy this truly stunning Ontario destination. The awe-inspiring beauty of the Algonquin Highlands during the peak weeks of the fall colour season can't be surpassed anywhere. Every September and October sightseers, photographers and nature-lovers take an Ontario road trip that leads them to this central Ontario lake region. The vibrant colours of fall inspire artists and artisans to share their creations with tourists and locals alike. The Fall Studio Tour opens the doors to the Haliburton, Ontario art community. Oakview Lodge lends itself perfectly to a traditional Thanksgiving celebration. Your hosts prepare a delicious feast each Canadian Thanksgiving which has attracted hundreds of tourists and locals over the years. The vibrant colours and fresh, autumn air makes this a favourite time to explore the splendour of the Algonquin Highlands.
Oakview Lodge can provide upon request, delicious gourmet box lunches for guests who choose to spend the day exploring the Highlands.