Haliburton’s main industry is tourism and has a bustling business centre complete with an assortment of shops. It also has natural attractions that bring thousands of vacationers to the region every year. Haliburton has a satellite campus of Fleming College and is home to the Haliburton of Fine Arts, which provide excellent education opportunities.
The Haliburton Forest is 50,000 acres of private forest and is a natural asset to the region; many adventures and activities are hosted throughout the year from educational outdoor wolf seminars to treetop hikes. The Haliburton Nordic Trails have groomed cross-country ski trails that are maintained throughout the winter months for optimum ski conditions. During the summer months, the trail system works its way around the many lakes. Haliburton is a four-season destination with four-season experiences from ATVing, boating, curling, dogsledding, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, snowmobiling and skiing.
The Haliburton Highlands Health Services employs 250 staff, who work at both the Haliburton and the Minden Site. Eleven physicians, who work out of the Family Health Team, have active privileges at the hospital. Several other courtesy physicians help to provide care at the hospital. Haliburton is also served by the Haliburton Family Health Team, which has locations in both Haliburton and in Minden, and was created in 2006. Eleven physicians work at the Haliburton site of the Family Health Team.
Level of Service: Primary and Long Term Care
Number of Beds: 13 – Primary; 30 – Long Term Care
Referral Sites: Peterborough, Lindsay
Learner Parking: Free
Median Age: 49.6