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Haliburton Sculpture Forest, Haliburton

Categories: Forests, Nature & Parks
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The Haliburton Sculpture Forest is a unique outdoor collection of sculptures located in Glebe Park near the village of Haliburton, Ontario, Canada. It is operated by the non-profit organization Haliburton Sculpture Forest et al.Since its inception in 2001, the forest has amassed 30 sculptures by Canadian and international artists. The sculptures are arranged along a series of trails in a maple forest on the shores of Haliburton's Head Lake. The Sculpture Forest is located next door to Fleming College's Haliburton School of the Arts. The trails in the Sculpture Forest—for walking and bike riding in spring, summer and fall and skiing in the winter—provide changing perspectives of the forest and the sculptures in each of the seasons.There is no charge for admission in spring, summer or fall. There are free guided tours of the Sculpture Forest every Tuesday at 10am during the months of July and August. Self-guided tours can be done using brochures available on site.The Sculpture Forest is home to a variety of wildlife, including white tail deer, woodchucks, pileated woodpeckers, eastern milk snakes, and red fox.
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  • The forest was very interesting with the sculptures. However, found the path difficult to follow with all the leaves everywhere. The path is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • An amazing series of sculptures but easy to get off track and miss some features. although we sought help no one that was knowledgeable was available. We could not get into cabin that represented how ...  read more »
  • Lovely walk in the forest. Close to town but feels far away. A variety of quirky and more traditional pieces. Something for everyboby 
  • A nice outdoors art exhibit, built into the hiking trails. We had a wonderful outing, walking with the kids for over an hour. Many more hiking trails accessible from the site, with dozens of kilometers to explore
  • Nice easy walk through the forest and enjoying some great works of art
  • A very unique walk in the forest. My favourite sculptures ar the Dry Stone Wall and the Lamppost.
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