The Haliburton County Rail Trail runs from Haliburton to Kinmount where it joins the Victoria Rail Trail.

The County of Haliburton invites joggers, walkers, hikers, horseback riders, ATVers, cyclists and snowmobilers to come on out and experience what the Haliburton County Rail Trail has to offer. Spring is a wonderful time on the Rail Trail as birds are back singing to find a mate and to proclaim their territory, animals are waking up from a long winters rest and flowers are beginning to poke their way through the soil.

The Rail Trail is opened exclusively to non-motorized use April 2nd to May 1st. Non-motorized users such as walkers, joggers, mountain bikers, horseback riders and hikers share the trail with motorized users from May 1st to November 30th between 10:00 am to dusk.

ATV (All Terrain Vehicle) users who hold a permit with the Haliburton or Kawartha ATV Associations are invited to use the Rail Trail from May 1st to November 30th of every year between the hours of 10:00 am and dusk. The trail is ranked as a beginner trail and users are required to obey the speed limit of 30 km/hr.

During the winter months explore this winter wonderland via snowmobile. The trail is reserved exclusively for snowmobile travel between Dec 1-April 1; other means of travel or trail use is NOT permitted on the rail corridor during this time period. Snowmobiles are required to have a current OFSC permit to ride the Rail Trail and must obey the 50 km/hr speed limit. Check the winter trail conditions at  before heading out.

2oldguyswalking website has a great review of the 7 km long section from Geeza Rd to Howland with map and images. Go here to read this review.

Trail map designed by the Friends of the Rail Trail (FoRT)

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Haliburton County Rail Trail characteristics

Length: 34 km.
Difficulty: Easy (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: granite screenings
Trail use: Hiking, Mountain biking, Cycling, Snowmobiling, and Equestrian
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible
Fees: None

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet

Amenities: None

Attractions: Trestle bridge

Contact: ; Friends of the rail trail:
County of Haliburton Ph: 705-286-1333; Mobile Phone / Call or Text: 705 457-4767

Find it: Haliburton trailhead: west end of Park St, near lake.

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 45.0486960
Longitude: -78.5123590