This route is immediately SW of Algonquin Park. There are several access points. The south end is Norland, which is close to the intersection of Hwys 35 and 45. The NW access point is the intersection of Hwy 11and Muskoka District Road 10, between Huntsville (16 kms to the north) and Bracebridge (20 kms to the south).
Winding through the Canadian Shield, just to the SW of Algonquin Park, the route will take you gorgeous forests, many waterways, and a lot of cottage country. This area is stunning in Autumn with the vibrant Fall colours.
This is 372 kms of leisurely exploring. The route meanders, with several extensions that are dead end and must be retraced back to the main route. There is a combination of twisties, rolling sweepers and straightaways.
Haliburton is the largest town on this route, with all amenities. Try Mckeck's for a meal. Originally owned by former Toronto Maple Leaf Walt Mckechnie, Mckeck's has been serving friends and family for over 30 years. Gas stations and other amenities can be found at various towns on the route. Stop at Kawartha Dairy in Minden for scrumptious ice cream cones.