Ontario’s Haliburton Highlands offers a four-season vacation destination for adventurous travelers. Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa provides a convenient basecamp for your year-round adventures, from kayaking to skiing. One of the best places to begin your exploration is the Haliburton Sculpture Forest, offering trails that wind past unique outdoor sculptures. Witness the changing perspectives that each season provides and explore the forest while hiking or skiing. Endless options for fun, discovery and relaxation abound in the Haliburton Highlands; discover your adventure today!
The Haliburton Sculpture Forest is a unique outdoor sculpture gallery with 40 sculptures and six benches created by Canadian and International artists. The sculpture forest is located in Glebe Park, open from dawn to dusk throughout the year. Use the interactive map of the sculpture forest to navigate the trails, or download the PocketSights App to launch the self-guided tour!
With over 40 unique sculptures to discover, it’s easy to spend an entire afternoon exploring the trails. Some highlights include the steel blue Horse and Rider sculpture, Sleep of the Huntress, and the abstract Redwing Frond installation. Read more about the sculpture gallery and artists.
Spring, Summer, & Fall Activities
The trails are free to the public for walking and biking in the spring, summer, and fall. Join a free guided tour every Tuesday throughout July and August.
The trails continue to be available for visitors during the winter, transforming into snowshoeing and skiing trails. The snowshoeing trails are free to the public and available north of the Haliburton Highlands Museum. If you don’t have snowshoes, you can rent them at the museum! The 13.5km trails of the Sculpture Forest are groomed every winter for Nordic and skate skiing. Purchase your trail pass at Ski Haliburton.
Winter tours of the Sculpture Forest are available with Yours Outdoors. Let an engaging guide lead you through the sculptures while sharing the stories of the artists!
Every June through October, the Haliburton Sculpture Forest heads downtown! Sculptures are installed along Highland Street and are available for purchase!
The Haliburton Sculpture Park shares the space with the Haliburton Highlands Museum. While you are here, we encourage you to explore the exhibitions, featuring over 20,000 artifacts highlighting local history.
Discover Year-Round Activities at Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa
Plan your getaway with Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa and discover year-round activities at our resort and the Haliburton Sculpture Forest down the road. Whether it’s watersports on Eagle Lake or winter fun at Sir Sam’s Ski Hill, there is always something to keep you entertained at our all-inclusive resort! Explore our year-round Ontario getaway packages and save on your Haliburton Highlands vacation today!