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  • Beaver Valley Spring Challenge End to End #4
    8:00 AM
    06/02/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley
    Category:
    Location (Google Maps): Map 28 Meet at 8:00 a.m. km 114.3, off road at Blantyre, on the east side of Grey Road 12, just south of the trail crossing. Do not park on the shoulder and do not block farmers’ access to field. You may park in the grassy ditch on the east side of the road.
    Hike Leader(s): Margaret O’Dell Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Brisk
    Terrain: Moderate, Strenuous
    Length of Hike: 30.4 km hike of approximately 7 hours

    We will shuttle to km 85.5, Side road 13A, access from 7th Line.  Bring lunch, snacks and sufficient water.  Participants must register with leader.

  • Beaver Springs Side Trail Loop
    1:15 PM
    06/02/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: General Hike
    Location: Meet in the north-east corner of the parking lot at Home Depot on Highway 26 on the east side of Owen Sound.
    Hike Leader(s): Kathy Middelkoop Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
    Distance: 3.6 km

    This trail is accessed from the roadside parking on Irish Block Rd.. This delightful walk will follow the main trail for 1 km, the side trail loop for 1.6 km and then return along the main trail.        Map 31.     For more information phone: 226-668-6110.

  • Decew Loop
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    06/02/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at DeCew House, DeCew Rd, Thorold (Map 3, km 29.8)
    Hike Leader(s): Sylvia Wheeler Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Youth Hike
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    06/02/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Youth Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Twelve Mile Creek/Participark. Meet at Old Glendale Road Parking area.
    Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson, Diane Marlatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 7 km

    Description

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  • Peninsula Section End to End – 8 days – June 3 – 10, 2019*
    8:00 AM
    06/03/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Special Event
    Location: Peninsula Section

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 160 km

    Description

    We’ll hike just over 160km S-N (Wiarton to Tobermory) over 8 concurrent days. Meet 8:00am, carpool to start. Limited to 15 people. Badges for finishers. For accommodation suggestions, registration and details, contact hike leader Ruth Moffatt ruthdmoffatt@gmail.com 905-928-7056

    *You must be a member of one of the Bruce Trail Clubs to participate in this End to End.

  • Happy Wanderers – Glover Mountain to Wentworth Steps (C) – Iroquoia End to End in 11 step
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    06/03/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Glover Mountain Side Trail on Glover Mountain Road . We will shuttle to Wentworth Steps,

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 13 km

    Description

    Iroquoia End-to-End in 11 parts will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays over the summer and fall. Hikes are not in sequence.
    For this section, we will meet at Glover Mountain ST (21.8 KM in Bruce TrailReference Guide) then shuttle to Wentworth steps 33.4. We will walk “down” the steps and return to our cars stopping for lunch at Felkers Falls along the way. Please pre-register with me to receive news of any changes to our plans.
    Leader Cynthia Archer archercynthiab@gmail.com 416 573 4236

  • Radial Trail , Hamilton
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    06/03/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
    Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
    Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

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  • Short Hills – Wiley Road Entrance
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/04/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Short Hills Wiley Road entrance, Parking Lot C

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Songbird Nature Reserve
    9:30 AM-1:00 PM
    06/04/2019

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the corner of Finnerty Sideroad and Innis Lake Road; km 31.6. Take Airport Road north of Caledon East, to Finnerty Sideroad, then east on Finnerty one concession to Innis Lake Road.
    Hike Leader(s): Gary Hall Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hour or less
    Terrain: Easy – mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 5 km

    Description

    This will be a 3.5 hour work party helping to clear garlic mustard to create a 5 metre garlic mustard free corridor on each side of the trail. Work will not extend beyond 1:30 p.m. Because of limited parking on Airport Road, we’ll meet at the corner of Finnerty Sideroad and Innis Lake Road and shuttle to the Songbird Nature Reserve. There is no dropout point. No dogs please. There will be a refreshment/pub stop afterwards.

  • Hockley Valley South
    9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    06/04/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Caledon Hills, Map 18. Meet at BTC parking lot on Hockley Rd just east of 2nd Line EHS.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 9.6 km

    Description

    We will shuttle to parking lot on 5th Line EHS (Km 50.8) and hike back to Km 60.1 and Hockley Rd parking. Bring lunch, water, snacks.

  • Easy Nature Ramble
    10:00 AM
    06/04/2019

    Hosting Club: Peninsula

    Location (Google Maps): FON Alvar and Crane River area. Parking on west side of Hwy 6, just north of Dyer’s Bay Rd.
    Hike Leader(s): Elaine Wasserman 519 795 7407

    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 2 km

    Description

    Explore both popular and hidden spots on the Bruce Peninsula. These outings provide a leisurely appreciation of the environment with an emphasis on the flora.

    The alvar features rare Lakeside Daisies, Dwarf Lake Iris, Polygala, Seneca Snakeroot and Starry False Solomon’s Seal. At the Crane River rest stop there are Nodding Trilliums, Bulbet and Maidenhair Spleenwort Ferns.

  • Falling Water East
    10:00 AM
    06/04/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley
    Category:
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Beaver Valley Ski Club lower parking lot off Grey Rd. 30 to carpool to start of a 7.5 km hike at km 54.
    Hike Leader(s): Ed Stedman Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 7.5 km

    Optional lunch at the Kimberley General Store to follow.

  • Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike
    7:00 PM-8:45 PM
    06/04/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Stoney Creek

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    Join us for a loop walk along Stoney Creek’s escarpment trails.
    Meet at Battlefield Park on King St. at the corner of King St. and Centennial Pkwy. The entrance to the park is on King just east of Centennial. Wear boots and bring water. After the hike, we’ll do an optional pub stop.
    Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

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    • Short Hills - Wiley Road Entrance
      9:00 AM-10:30 AM
      06/04/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at Short Hills Wiley Road entrance, Parking Lot C

      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Strenuous
      Distance: 9 km

      Description

    • Songbird Nature Reserve
      9:30 AM-1:00 PM
      06/04/2019

      Hosting Club: Caledon Hills

      Location (Google Maps): Meet at the corner of Finnerty Sideroad and Innis Lake Road; km 31.6. Take Airport Road north of Caledon East, to Finnerty Sideroad, then east on Finnerty one concession to Innis Lake Road.
      Hike Leader(s): Gary Hall Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hour or less
      Terrain: Easy – mostly flat and usually good footing
      Distance: 5 km

      Description

      This will be a 3.5 hour work party helping to clear garlic mustard to create a 5 metre garlic mustard free corridor on each side of the trail. Work will not extend beyond 1:30 p.m. Because of limited parking on Airport Road, we’ll meet at the corner of Finnerty Sideroad and Innis Lake Road and shuttle to the Songbird Nature Reserve. There is no dropout point. No dogs please. There will be a refreshment/pub stop afterwards.

    • Hockley Valley South
      9:30 AM-12:30 PM
      06/04/2019

      Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
      Category: Tuesday Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Caledon Hills, Map 18. Meet at BTC parking lot on Hockley Rd just east of 2nd Line EHS.
      Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Leisurely
      Terrain: Strenuous
      Distance: 9.6 km

      Description

      We will shuttle to parking lot on 5th Line EHS (Km 50.8) and hike back to Km 60.1 and Hockley Rd parking. Bring lunch, water, snacks.

    • Easy Nature Ramble
      10:00 AM
      06/04/2019

      Hosting Club: Peninsula

      Location (Google Maps): FON Alvar and Crane River area. Parking on west side of Hwy 6, just north of Dyer’s Bay Rd.
      Hike Leader(s): Elaine Wasserman 519 795 7407

      Terrain: Easy
      Distance: 2 km

      Description

      Explore both popular and hidden spots on the Bruce Peninsula. These outings provide a leisurely appreciation of the environment with an emphasis on the flora.

      The alvar features rare Lakeside Daisies, Dwarf Lake Iris, Polygala, Seneca Snakeroot and Starry False Solomon’s Seal. At the Crane River rest stop there are Nodding Trilliums, Bulbet and Maidenhair Spleenwort Ferns.

    • Falling Water East
      10:00 AM
      06/04/2019

      Hosting Club: Beaver Valley
      Category:
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Beaver Valley Ski Club lower parking lot off Grey Rd. 30 to carpool to start of a 7.5 km hike at km 54.
      Hike Leader(s): Ed Stedman Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Length of Hike: 7.5 km

      Optional lunch at the Kimberley General Store to follow.

    • Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike
      7:00 PM-8:45 PM
      06/04/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia

      Location (Google Maps): Stoney Creek

      Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 8 km

      Description

      Join us for a loop walk along Stoney Creek’s escarpment trails.
      Meet at Battlefield Park on King St. at the corner of King St. and Centennial Pkwy. The entrance to the park is on King just east of Centennial. Wear boots and bring water. After the hike, we’ll do an optional pub stop.
      Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

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  • Griersville To Blantyre—Beaver Valley
    9:00 AM
    06/05/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
    Hike Leader(s): Bert Beausoleil Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8 km

    We will car pool to km 106.5 on Grey Rd 7 in the Beaver Valley
    section. To begin our hike we go west across the height of land
    that separates the Beaver River Valley and Bighead River Valley.
    The trail meanders through cultivated fields and hardwood bush
    with great views to the north. The hike terminates at Blantyre.
    Bring water and a snack.

  • Port Dalhousie Lighthouse
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/05/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the lighthouse on Lighthouse Rd, off Lakeshore Rd in St. Catharines.
    Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • IE2E: Wentworth steps 33.4 to Filman Rd 44.2
    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    06/05/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Ancaster

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 11 km

    Description

    Iroquoia End to End Hike Series.
    Meet at 374 Filman Rd, Ancaster (Enter from Mohawk Road). GPS 43.239382,-79.949355

    We will shuttle to the Wentworth Steps, go down the steps and hike 10 km back to our cars.

    Please email Louise at least 24 hours before the hike to register. Sometimes last minute changes are made to hikes; registering means you won’t be waiting around the meeting place not knowing why no-one else is there!

    For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila!

    Hike Leader: Louise Langlais Email: langlaislouise@gmail.com Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me.

  • Good Companions – Crawford Lake
    10:00 AM-12:15 PM
    06/05/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Crawford Lake C/A located on Conservation Rd off Guelph Line north of Derry Rd.

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    Meet in the lower level parking lot. Parking fee applies for non-members. We will hike parts of the main trail, side trails and other trails. Bring snack and water. If you wish, we will go to the Trail Eatery in Campbellville after the hike.

    Hike Leader: Connie Rusynyk 905-520-6502

  • Saugeen Bluffs Conservation Area
    1:00 PM
    06/05/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: General Hike
    Location: Meet 1 p.m. at the Saugeen Bluffs C.A. which is located at 132 Saugeen Bluffs Rd. just north of Paisley, On.
    Hike Leader(s): Sandra Howe Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing, There might be muddy sections.

    Come and enjoy a 2 hour hike in this conservation area. Expect lovely views of the Saugeen River. Trails can be slippery so hiking poles and good boots will be helpful. There is an entry fee. For more information phone: 519-477-1537

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    06/05/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton. We will hike sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights. There will be weekly walks all summer. Now we are all getting older we are not hiking as fast as we used to. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain.
    Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

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    • Griersville To Blantyre—Beaver Valley
      9:00 AM
      06/05/2019

      Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

      Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
      Hike Leader(s): Bert Beausoleil Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 8 km

      We will car pool to km 106.5 on Grey Rd 7 in the Beaver Valley
      section. To begin our hike we go west across the height of land
      that separates the Beaver River Valley and Bighead River Valley.
      The trail meanders through cultivated fields and hardwood bush
      with great views to the north. The hike terminates at Blantyre.
      Bring water and a snack.

    • Port Dalhousie Lighthouse
      9:00 AM-10:30 AM
      06/05/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at the lighthouse on Lighthouse Rd, off Lakeshore Rd in St. Catharines.
      Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Easy
      Distance: 9 km

      Description

    • IE2E: Wentworth steps 33.4 to Filman Rd 44.2
      9:00 AM-1:30 PM
      06/05/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia

      Location (Google Maps): Ancaster

      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 11 km

      Description

      Iroquoia End to End Hike Series.
      Meet at 374 Filman Rd, Ancaster (Enter from Mohawk Road). GPS 43.239382,-79.949355

      We will shuttle to the Wentworth Steps, go down the steps and hike 10 km back to our cars.

      Please email Louise at least 24 hours before the hike to register. Sometimes last minute changes are made to hikes; registering means you won’t be waiting around the meeting place not knowing why no-one else is there!

      For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila!

      Hike Leader: Louise Langlais Email: langlaislouise@gmail.com Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me.

    • Good Companions - Crawford Lake
      10:00 AM-12:15 PM
      06/05/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: Good Companions
      Location (Google Maps): Crawford Lake C/A located on Conservation Rd off Guelph Line north of Derry Rd.

      Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 8 km

      Description

      Meet in the lower level parking lot. Parking fee applies for non-members. We will hike parts of the main trail, side trails and other trails. Bring snack and water. If you wish, we will go to the Trail Eatery in Campbellville after the hike.

      Hike Leader: Connie Rusynyk 905-520-6502

    • Saugeen Bluffs Conservation Area
      1:00 PM
      06/05/2019

      Hosting Club: Sydenham
      Category: General Hike
      Location: Meet 1 p.m. at the Saugeen Bluffs C.A. which is located at 132 Saugeen Bluffs Rd. just north of Paisley, On.
      Hike Leader(s): Sandra Howe Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
      Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing, There might be muddy sections.

      Come and enjoy a 2 hour hike in this conservation area. Expect lovely views of the Saugeen River. Trails can be slippery so hiking poles and good boots will be helpful. There is an entry fee. For more information phone: 519-477-1537

    • Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton
      7:00 PM-9:00 PM
      06/05/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia

      Location (Google Maps): Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)

      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

      Description

      Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton. We will hike sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights. There will be weekly walks all summer. Now we are all getting older we are not hiking as fast as we used to. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain.
      Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Jordan
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/06/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking lot, 2980 King St., Jordan Station across from Boo’s Restaurant

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Gosling Nature Reserve
    9:00 AM-11:30 AM
    06/06/2019

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills

    Location (Google Maps): 7th Line Mono parking lot on the corner of Airport Road and 7th Line Mono. Airport Road north of Mono Mills (Highway 9). Follow Airport Road for 1.7 km, turn right on 7th Line. Parking lot is on the right.
    Hike Leader(s): Gary Hall Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hour or less
    Terrain: Easy – mostly flat and usually good footing

    Description

    This fifth in the Nature Walk series will take place on the BTC’s Gosling Nature Reserve, Mathilda’s Way and Humber Heights properties. Bring binoculars, camera and nature guides in order to identify and record flora and fauna of these nature reserves. There should be opportunities to see bluebirds. There is no dropout point. No dogs please. There will be a refreshment/pub stop afterwards.

  • Easy End-to-End #6
    9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    06/06/2019

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills

    Location (Google Maps): Parking area north of km 50.8 on the east side of the 5th Line EHS, just south of Hockley Rd. on the Hemlock Ridges Nature Reserve. From Airport Rd. go west on Hockley Rd. approximately 1.5 km to parking just south on 5th Line EHS.
    Hike Leader(s): Nancy Mooney Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
    Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 9 km shuttle hike

    Description

    This is hike six of eight, from 7th Line, km 42.2 to Hockley Rd., km 50.8. Some difficult sections. Bring 2 – 3 bottles of water, layered clothing, hiking boots, and snack.

  • Mount Nemo from Walkers Line access
    9:30 AM-1:00 PM
    06/06/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Mount Nemo – Park at Walker’s Line and No2 Side Road

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    We can park in the lot at Walker’s Line and No2 Side Road. Parking pass required. Hike up the Main Bruce Trail into the conservation area. Escarpment Edge Trail, South Loop/Bruce Trail and North Loop.
    No dogs. Bring water, hat, snack/lunch at Brock Harris Lookout. There is a short ladder as we ascend the escarpment. Pub/refreshment stop afterwards.

  • Frank Holley & East Linton Side Trails
    10:15 AM
    06/06/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: General Hike
    Location: The Galaxy Theatre parking lot. Meet in the parking lot at the tall “Galaxy Centre” sign next to the traffic lights.
    1020 10th St. W., Owen Sound
    Hike Leader(s): Marie-Claude Bouret Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
    Distance: 3.2 km

    This is a beautiful loop hike including the East Linton Side Trail, the main Bruce Trail & the Frank Holley Side Trail.  Map 33. For more information phone: 519-378-5224.

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  • NOTL Loop – Urban Hike
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/07/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Urban
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Veteran’s Lane & King Street NOTL

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    06/07/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

    Description

    This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

    Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

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  • Blue Mountain End-to-end #3
    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    06/09/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Roadside parking at Maple Lane in Swiss Meadows

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 20 km

    Description

    We will shuttle to km 47.0 on Map 23 and hike north through Pretty River Valley Provincial Park to our cars. Please register with me to receive news of any changes to our plans.
    Hike leader: Cynthia Archer archercynthiab@gmail.com 416 573 4236 Pub stop to follow where we can make plans for participants to complete this section.

  • Discovery Badge Blitz Hike 3 – Caledon East
    9:00 AM-12:30 PM
    06/09/2019

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills

    Location (Google Maps): Roadside parking on Innis Lake Road, north of Finnerty Sideroad.
    Directions: From Airport Road turn east onto Finnerty Side Road for 1.4 kilometres, then turn left onto Innis Lake Road.
    Hike Leader(s): Sandy Green Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
    Terrain: Easy – mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Hike Three of the “Discovery Hike Badge Blitz” is a 10 km shuttle hike. We will explore main Trail, Mountainview Road Side Trail and Songbird Side Trail. Bring your choice of hydration and snacks or lunch. All are welcome to join this hike. Hikers completing all three “Badge Blitz” hikes will receive their badges at the end of the hike. (The badge cost is $5.00.) There is no dropout point.  An optional refreshment/pub stop is planned for afterwards.

  • Photography Hike Seigerman and Fairmount Side Trails Loop
    9:00 AM
    06/09/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley
    Category:
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at 9:00 a.m. on the shoulder of Sideroad 22B at the entrance to the Fairmount Side Trail
    Hike Leader(s): Kevin Post  Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 12 km

    A 4 hour (12 km) photography hike to capture the amazing views and spring flowers. Bring water and a snack. Beginners with “point and shoot” and/or cell phone cameras welcomed. Register with leader.

  • Niagara Glen Nature Reserve
    10:00 AM-2:00 PM
    06/09/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Niagara Glen Nature Reserve 3050 Niagara Parkway

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr

    Distance: 12 km

    Description

    Talk about geology, trees, gigantic rocks, pot holes, a world famous whirlpool, this hike has them all.
    There is an optional drop out at 4 km before the somewhat difficult trail to the Whirlpool

  • Bailey Bridge Hike
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    06/09/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking lot near the Bailey Bridge (just west of 21 St), Jordan.
    Hike Leader(s): Bob Fish Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

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  • Happy Wanderers – Smokey Hollow, Waterdown (West)
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    06/10/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Smokey Hollow, Waterdown Map 9, Ed 29, marker 72.4

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 14 km

    Description

    We will head west from the parking lot to #6 highway and return. This is an in and out hike, lots of climbing. The pace will be  a combination of moderate and brisk.

    RSVP by email: wlr8362@gmail.com

    Bring water, lunch, hiking boots, no dogs please. Cancellations the morning of the hike: 289-456-3498

  • Radial Trail , Hamilton
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    06/10/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
    Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
    Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

  • Rotary Park
    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    06/10/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Rotary Park, Pelham Road, St.Catharines.
    Hike Leader(s): Sheila Massey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Mountain Brow and Wentworth Stairs Loop Extended Evening Walk
    7:00 PM-9:45 PM
    06/10/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Top of Wentworth Stairs on Mountain Park Ave

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    We will be hiking the Mountain Brow Side Trail to where it meets the main Bruce Trail.  Then we will be returning on the main Bruce Trail, and then the fun part!  We get to climb up the Wentworth Stairs (all 500 of them!)   After the hike, there will be an optional ice cream stop.  This is the only time of the year that we have enough daylight to do a 10-11km hike as an evening walk, so come on out and enjoy the long evening daylight!  Hike Cancelled, if there is heavy rain.

    Directions: Take Concession Street to Upper Wentworth and turn north toward the escarpment.  Keep right and the road becomes Mountain Park Ave. Park in the first parking lot on the left or on the street and we will meet at the top of the Wentworth Stairs.

    Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600, or email:outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Short Hills – Wiley Road Entrance
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/11/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Short Hills Wiley Road entrance, Parking Lot C

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Boyne Valley
    9:30 AM-2:30 PM
    06/11/2019

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills

    Location (Google Maps): BTC parking area at km 29.4 on the First Line East. North on Highway 10 to Primrose, north of Orangeville, then east on Highway 89, north on First Line East. BTC parking lot is on the east side of the road, just south of 10 Sideroad.
    Hike Leader(s): Ralph Shapiro Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
    Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    Hike through beautiful Boyne Valley Provincial Park. There is no dropout point. No dogs please. There will be a refreshment/pub stop afterwards.

  • Cold Creek Conservation Area
    9:30 AM-1:30 PM
    06/11/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking on east side of Winners/Party City building (Hwy 10 and 4th Ave) in Orangeville at 9:30 am or at Cold Creek CA, which is on 11th Concession, King, 3.5 km north of King Rd, at 10:00am.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 6.6 km

    Description

    We will hike a loop, exploring the park’s nature trails.

  • Woodford Escarpment Loop
    1:15 PM
    06/11/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: General Hike
    Location: Meet in the north-east corner of the parking lot at Home Depot on Highway 26 on the east side of Owen Sound.
    Hike Leader(s): Franziska Edney Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk: 4 to 5 km/h, Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
    Distance: 3 km

    This loop starts in Woodford, On and it will take about 1.5 hours. You will hike through some crevices, see an old kiln and see evidence of an old pioneer settlement.  Map 30. For more information phone: 519-371-4321

  • Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike
    7:00 PM-8:45 PM
    06/11/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    This is a loop hike on valley trails to the Dundas Valley Trail Centre starting at the parking lot of the grocery store at the corner of Ogilvie and Governor’s Rd. in Dundas.
    Park next to the creek to avoid store customers. Wear boots and bring water. Afterwards we’ll do an optional pub stop.
    Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

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  • Petun Side Trail & John Haigh Side Trail Loop
    9:00 AM
    06/12/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
    Hike Leader(s): Ann DeBrouwer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10 km

    We will carpool to the parking area at km 58.0 of the Blue
    Mountains Section. We will start on the Petun Side Trail and join
    the main trail at km 52.5. Then we continue on the main trail to
    km 49.1, surmounting the highest elevation on the Bruce Trail,
    after which, we take the John Haig Side Trail to km 54.2, from
    where we follow the 2nd Line back to the parking lot at Grey 19.
    Bring water and a snack.

  • Lock #1
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/12/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet-parking lot-Lock 1, Welland Canal, Welland Canal Pkwy, St Catharines
    Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

  • Lewis Road Side Trail to Glover Mountain (B) in Iroquoia End-to-End in 11 parts
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    06/12/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Lewis Road Side Trail, 11.1 KM in Bruce Trail Reference Guide

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Meet at Lewis Road Side Trail 11.10 where we will shuttle to Glover Mountain Side Trail 21.8 km and hike 10 km back to our cars. A short hike on a summer day allows us time to stop at fruit stands and/or enjoy some of the best gelato in the province.
    Please register with me to receive news of any changes to our plans
    Cynthia Archer archercynthiab@gmail.com 416 573 4236

  • Good Companions – Spring Valley Jersey Side Rd
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    06/12/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Directions: From Hamilton take 403 to West. Exit at Wilson St in Ancaster. Turn right on Wilson St. At the traffic take the exit right onto Meadowbrook St (3rd exit). Take Meadowbrook to Jerseyville Side Rd. and turn right. Just pass the high school the Little League Park is on the right at the bottom of the hill.

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 7 km

    Description

    Hike Description: Several loops in Spring Valley in Dundas Valley. Mostly flat but with a section of very small hills. Bring a snack, water, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    Hike Leader: Lorraine Sherred 13hiking13@gmail.com
    Email please.

  • An evening walk in Owen Sound
    7:00 PM
    06/12/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: An evening walk.
    Location: Meet in the municipal parking lot by the river on the west side of 1st Ave. E between 7th St. E and 8th St. E in Owen Sound.
    Hike Leader(s): George Govier Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing

    This bi-weekly series of evening walks will explore various routes within the city of Owen Sound.   It will take approximately 2 hours. For more information phone: 226-664-0922.

  • Merritt Island – Evening Hike
    7:00 PM-8:30 PM
    06/12/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Evening Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet Merritt Island parking lot, end of Cross St. Welland.
    Hike Leader(s): Diane Marlatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    06/12/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location: Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton. We will hike sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights. There will be weekly walks all summer. Now we are all getting older we are not hiking as fast as we used to. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain.
    Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

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    • Petun Side Trail & John Haigh Side Trail Loop
      9:00 AM
      06/12/2019

      Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

      Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
      Hike Leader(s): Ann DeBrouwer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 10 km

      We will carpool to the parking area at km 58.0 of the Blue
      Mountains Section. We will start on the Petun Side Trail and join
      the main trail at km 52.5. Then we continue on the main trail to
      km 49.1, surmounting the highest elevation on the Bruce Trail,
      after which, we take the John Haig Side Trail to km 54.2, from
      where we follow the 2nd Line back to the parking lot at Grey 19.
      Bring water and a snack.

    • Lock #1
      9:00 AM-10:30 AM
      06/12/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Meet-parking lot-Lock 1, Welland Canal, Welland Canal Pkwy, St Catharines
      Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Easy
      Distance: 8 km

      Description

    • Lewis Road Side Trail to Glover Mountain (B) in Iroquoia End-to-End in 11 parts
      9:00 AM-2:00 PM
      06/12/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: Hikers R Us
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at Lewis Road Side Trail, 11.1 KM in Bruce Trail Reference Guide

      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 10 km

      Description

      Meet at Lewis Road Side Trail 11.10 where we will shuttle to Glover Mountain Side Trail 21.8 km and hike 10 km back to our cars. A short hike on a summer day allows us time to stop at fruit stands and/or enjoy some of the best gelato in the province.
      Please register with me to receive news of any changes to our plans
      Cynthia Archer archercynthiab@gmail.com 416 573 4236

    • Good Companions - Spring Valley Jersey Side Rd
      10:00 AM-12:00 PM
      06/12/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: Good Companions
      Location (Google Maps): Directions: From Hamilton take 403 to West. Exit at Wilson St in Ancaster. Turn right on Wilson St. At the traffic take the exit right onto Meadowbrook St (3rd exit). Take Meadowbrook to Jerseyville Side Rd. and turn right. Just pass the high school the Little League Park is on the right at the bottom of the hill.

      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 7 km

      Description

      Hike Description: Several loops in Spring Valley in Dundas Valley. Mostly flat but with a section of very small hills. Bring a snack, water, sunscreen and insect repellent.
      Hike Leader: Lorraine Sherred 13hiking13@gmail.com
      Email please.

    • An evening walk in Owen Sound
      7:00 PM
      06/12/2019

      Hosting Club: Sydenham
      Category: An evening walk.
      Location: Meet in the municipal parking lot by the river on the west side of 1st Ave. E between 7th St. E and 8th St. E in Owen Sound.
      Hike Leader(s): George Govier Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
      Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing

      This bi-weekly series of evening walks will explore various routes within the city of Owen Sound.   It will take approximately 2 hours. For more information phone: 226-664-0922.

    • Merritt Island - Evening Hike
      7:00 PM-8:30 PM
      06/12/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Evening Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Meet Merritt Island parking lot, end of Cross St. Welland.
      Hike Leader(s): Diane Marlatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Easy
      Distance: 9 km

      Description

    • Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton
      7:00 PM-9:00 PM
      06/12/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia

      Location: Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)

      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

      Description

      Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton. We will hike sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights. There will be weekly walks all summer. Now we are all getting older we are not hiking as fast as we used to. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain.
      Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Jordan
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/13/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking lot, 2980 King St., Jordan Station across from Boo’s Restaurant

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Hockley Valley
    9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    06/13/2019

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: Nature Walks
    Location (Google Maps): BTC parking lot north of km 50.8 on the east side of 5th Line EHS Mono just south of the Hockley Road. Airport Road (Dufferin County 18) to Hockley Road, then west on Hockley Road to 5th Line EHS. Turn south on 5th Line to parking lot on left.
    OR
    Hwy 10 to Hockley Road (north of Orangeville), then east to 5th Line EHS, south on 5th Line to parking.
    Hike Leader(s): Gary Hall Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hour or less
    Terrain: Easy – mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 5 km shuttle

    Description

    From the meeting place, we’ll carpool to km 47.8 on the Airport Road and hike through Cedar Highlands and Hemlock Ridges. Bring binoculars, camera and nature guides in order to identify and record flora and fauna of these nature reserves. There is no dropout point. No dogs please. There will be a refreshment/pub stop afterwards.

  • Dundas Valley C/A “Ups and Downs”
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    06/13/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley C/A on Governors Road in Dundas

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    We will meet in the parking lot closest to to trail centre. Parking fee applies unless you have a membership pass. We will begin along the main loop and take a loopy detour to the small falls along the blue trail. We will then loop back to the trail centre and head off to explore the pine forest. Bring water, bugspray, snack and lunch.

    Hike Leader: Connie Rusynyk email: c.rusynyk@sympatico.ca phone: 905 520 6502

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  • NOTL Loop – Urban Hike
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/14/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Urban
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Veteran’s Lane & King Street NOTL

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • 19th Annual Excellent Orchid Adventure Tobermory and Flower Pot Island
    6:30 PM-4:00 PM
    06/14/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location: Bruce Peninsula National Park and Flower Pot Island

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    Join Jeanette and Greg as we explore the Tip o’ the Bruce, Tobermory and Flower Pot Island June 14 -16. The flowers and views are wonderful.
    One day on Flower Pot Island cost approx. $55.00 for the glass bottom ferry and Parks Canada fee. We all stay and have our meals at a comfortable hotel in Tobermory overlooking Little Tub Harbour for two nights. More information contact Greg Vincent.greg@gmail.com (519) 579-8210

  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    06/14/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

    Description

    This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

    Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

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  • 1st of 6 hikes in Sydenham section, 2nd half E2E series
    12:00 AM-8:00 AM
    06/15/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
    Hike Leader(s): Terry Kimmerly Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 11 km

    We will carpool to the parking lot at km 106.7 on Young’s Drive,
    leave some cars and then proceed to the start of the hike in Harrison Park. From there we will take the Harrison Pk Side Trail to
    join the Main Trail start point at km 97.6 on Grey Rd 5. The hike
    will take us mainly through parks, along the escarpment overlooking Owen Sound in the Springmount Forest then into the
    Pottawatomi Conservation Area. After the hike we will return to
    Harrison Park for an optional lunch. Bring lunch, plenty of water
    (2 litres) and snacks.

  • Laura Secord Hike
    5:45 AM-1:00 PM
    06/15/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Register
    Location: Niagara Region
    Hike Leader(s): Janet Davey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 30 km

    Description

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED – https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/bruce-trail-conservancy-niagara-club-laura-secord-hike-2019-30kms-registration-53881048667

  • Rockway Conservation Area
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/15/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Leisurely
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Rockway Community Centre, 2021 Pelham Rd, Lincoln. (Map 3, km 45.1)
    Hike Leader(s): Karen Limardi Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Nottawasaga Bluffs Hike
    9:00 AM
    06/15/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
    Hike Leader(s): Richard Saddington Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 6-8 km

    We will carpool to the parking lot at 15 / 16 Side Road in Singhampton for a tour of the Nottawasaga Bluffs. The hike is fairly
    flat and the area is mostly wooded, and there are many great
    views. Bring water and a snack.

  • Bruce Peninsula Lion’s Head Loop
    9:00 AM
    06/15/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the parking lot beside Meaford Hall to carpool to Bruce Trail parking in Lion’s Head Bruce Peninsula (km 81.1).
    Hike Leader(s): Marg Yaraskavitch Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Strenuous
    Length of Hike: 16 km

    Description

    This is a loop hike.  Bring lunch, snacks and water.

  • Epping, Beaver Valley Section, Map 27
    9:30 AM-1:30 PM
    06/15/2019

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills

    Location (Google Maps): John Muir Lookout Parking lot on Grey County Rd. 7(Eric Winkler Parkway)
    From Hwy 6 north to Arthur – after the traffic lights in Arthur, turn right onto Eliza St. Turn left to stay on Eliza St. At the roundabout continue straight onto Grey County Rd. 14. Turn right onto Grey County Rd. 4. In Flesherton continue straight at the traffic light. Turn left onto Grey County Rd. 13 towards Eugenia. Once through Kimberly turn left at the fork in the road, onto Grey County Rd. 7. Parking area will be on the right, about 7.5 km. From Toronto area: Hwy 10 north to Flesherton. At the traffic lights turn right onto Grey County Rd. 4 then follow directions as described above.
    Hike Leader(s): Doris Harper Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hour or less
    Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 13 km

    Description

    From the John Muir Lookout parking area we will hike the main trail to the Siegerman Side Trail and loop back using the main trail and the Fairmount Side Trail. The side trails are of special interest as they afford great views across the Beaver Valley, meander beside a stream you can wade in, passes by the ruins of an old homestead and through the Webwood Falls Nature Reserve. Bring water, snacks, sunscreen and insect repellent. There is no dropout point. No dogs please. There will be a refreshment/pub stop afterwards.

  • Beaver Springs Side Trail Loop
    1:15 PM
    06/15/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: General Hike
    Location: Meet in the north-east corner of the parking lot at Home Depot on Highway 26 on the east side of Owen Sound.
    Hike Leader(s): Dennis Stier Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
    Distance: 3.6 km

    This loop hike has both hardwood & coniferous forests. At one point the trees will tower overhead like a cathedral covering. Approximately 2 hours.  Map 31

    For more information phone: 519-387-8042.

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    • 1st of 6 hikes in Sydenham section, 2nd half E2E series
      12:00 AM-8:00 AM
      06/15/2019

      Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

      Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
      Hike Leader(s): Terry Kimmerly Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 11 km

      We will carpool to the parking lot at km 106.7 on Young’s Drive,
      leave some cars and then proceed to the start of the hike in Harrison Park. From there we will take the Harrison Pk Side Trail to
      join the Main Trail start point at km 97.6 on Grey Rd 5. The hike
      will take us mainly through parks, along the escarpment overlooking Owen Sound in the Springmount Forest then into the
      Pottawatomi Conservation Area. After the hike we will return to
      Harrison Park for an optional lunch. Bring lunch, plenty of water
      (2 litres) and snacks.

    • Laura Secord Hike
      5:45 AM-1:00 PM
      06/15/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Register
      Location: Niagara Region
      Hike Leader(s): Janet Davey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: 30 km

      Description

      REGISTRATION REQUIRED – https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/bruce-trail-conservancy-niagara-club-laura-secord-hike-2019-30kms-registration-53881048667

    • Rockway Conservation Area
      9:00 AM-10:30 AM
      06/15/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Leisurely
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at Rockway Community Centre, 2021 Pelham Rd, Lincoln. (Map 3, km 45.1)
      Hike Leader(s): Karen Limardi Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Strenuous
      Distance: 9 km

      Description

    • Nottawasaga Bluffs Hike
      9:00 AM
      06/15/2019

      Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

      Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
      Hike Leader(s): Richard Saddington Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
      Distance: 6-8 km

      We will carpool to the parking lot at 15 / 16 Side Road in Singhampton for a tour of the Nottawasaga Bluffs. The hike is fairly
      flat and the area is mostly wooded, and there are many great
      views. Bring water and a snack.

    • Bruce Peninsula Lion's Head Loop
      9:00 AM
      06/15/2019

      Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

      Location (Google Maps): Meet in the parking lot beside Meaford Hall to carpool to Bruce Trail parking in Lion’s Head Bruce Peninsula (km 81.1).
      Hike Leader(s): Marg Yaraskavitch Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate, Strenuous
      Length of Hike: 16 km

      Description

      This is a loop hike.  Bring lunch, snacks and water.

    • Epping, Beaver Valley Section, Map 27
      9:30 AM-1:30 PM
      06/15/2019

      Hosting Club: Caledon Hills

      Location (Google Maps): John Muir Lookout Parking lot on Grey County Rd. 7(Eric Winkler Parkway)
      From Hwy 6 north to Arthur – after the traffic lights in Arthur, turn right onto Eliza St. Turn left to stay on Eliza St. At the roundabout continue straight onto Grey County Rd. 14. Turn right onto Grey County Rd. 4. In Flesherton continue straight at the traffic light. Turn left onto Grey County Rd. 13 towards Eugenia. Once through Kimberly turn left at the fork in the road, onto Grey County Rd. 7. Parking area will be on the right, about 7.5 km. From Toronto area: Hwy 10 north to Flesherton. At the traffic lights turn right onto Grey County Rd. 4 then follow directions as described above.
      Hike Leader(s): Doris Harper Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hour or less
      Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 13 km

      Description

      From the John Muir Lookout parking area we will hike the main trail to the Siegerman Side Trail and loop back using the main trail and the Fairmount Side Trail. The side trails are of special interest as they afford great views across the Beaver Valley, meander beside a stream you can wade in, passes by the ruins of an old homestead and through the Webwood Falls Nature Reserve. Bring water, snacks, sunscreen and insect repellent. There is no dropout point. No dogs please. There will be a refreshment/pub stop afterwards.

    • Beaver Springs Side Trail Loop
      1:15 PM
      06/15/2019

      Hosting Club: Sydenham
      Category: General Hike
      Location: Meet in the north-east corner of the parking lot at Home Depot on Highway 26 on the east side of Owen Sound.
      Hike Leader(s): Dennis Stier Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
      Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
      Distance: 3.6 km

      This loop hike has both hardwood & coniferous forests. At one point the trees will tower overhead like a cathedral covering. Approximately 2 hours.  Map 31

      For more information phone: 519-387-8042.

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  • Junior Hiker – River and Ruin Hike
    11:00 AM-12:30 PM
    06/16/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Junior Hiker
    Location (Google Maps): Loweville

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 4 km

    Description

    Join me to search for the ruins hidden along the River and Ruin trail. This hike will take us to the ruins and along the beautiful Bronte Creek. Bring water, a snack, sunscreen and insect repellent. Meet in the parking lot of Loweville Park, located just off of Guelph Line in the village of Loweville. Park in the area closest to Guelph Line. Please register with the leader. Map 10.
    Leader: Anne Armstrong hikingrandma@gmail.com 905-617-3937

  • Derby Forest Trails
    1:15 PM
    06/16/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: General Hike
    Location: The Galaxy Theatre parking lot. Meet in the parking lot at the tall “Galaxy Centre” sign next to the traffic lights.
    1020 10th St. W., Owen Sound
    Hike Leader(s): Judy Kirsten Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing

    Come out and enjoy a 2 to 3 hour walk along the Derby Forest Trails.    Map 32. For more information phone: 519-794-4079.

  • Lock 3/Thorold Loop
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    06/16/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking lot, Lock 3, Welland Canals Parkway
    Hike Leader(s): Trudy Senesi Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

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  • Happy Wanderers – IE2E: Filman Rd 44.2 to Davidson Blvd Side 55.1
    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    06/17/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 11 km

    Description

    Iroquois End to End Hike Series. Meet at 374 Filman Road (Enter from Mohawk Road) GPS 43.239382,-79.949355
    We will shuttle to Davidson Blvd Side trail and hike back 11 km to our cars stopping for lunch at Sherman or Tiffany falls along the way.

    Please email Louise at least 24 hours before the hike to register. Sometimes last minute changes are made to hikes; registering means you won’t be waiting around the meeting place not knowing why no-one else is there!

    Bring sunscreen, insect repellent, snacks, lunch, and 1-2 litres of water.
    For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila!

    Hike Leader: Louise Langlais; Email: langlaislouise@gmail.com. Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me.

  • Radial Trail , Hamilton
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    06/17/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
    Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
    Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

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  • Short Hills – Wiley Road Entrance
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Short Hills Wiley Road entrance, Parking Lot C

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Loree Forest
    9:30 AM-1:30 PM
    06/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills

    Location (Google Maps): Road side parking at the dead end of Maple Lane, km 65.9/0.0; the division between Blue Mountain and Beaver Valley sections. Do not block driveways.
    Hike Leader(s): Doris Harper Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
    Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 13 km

    Description

    Starting at the beginning of the Beaver Valley section, we will hike across the top of the escarpment with scenic views of Georgian Bay and through the Loree Forest, then loop back to the parking area using the Loree Side trail. A long way to drive but a beautiful scenic hike! There is no dropout point. No dogs please. There will be a refreshment/pub stop afterwards.

  • Creemore Nature Preserve/Mingay Tract
    9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    06/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Superburger (Hwy 10 and 89 in Primrose)
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 5 km

    Description

    We will car pool to Creemore and explore the Creemore Nature Preserve trails.

  • Grey-Sauble Conservation Area
    1:15 PM
    06/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: Dog Walk
    Location: Meet in the parking lot behind the Grey-Sauble Conservation Authority head office.
    237897 Inglis Falls Road, Owen Sound
    Hike Leader(s): Bettilyn Berglund Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing

    Description

    Enjoy a leisurely dog friendly walk in this lovely conservation area. Dogs (and their owners of course) as well as non-dog owners are welcome. Approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.  Map 32.     For more information phone: 519-270-1429.

  • Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike
    7:00 PM-8:45 PM
    06/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location: RBG

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    This loop hike, starting at the RBG parking lot on Plains Rd. W. in Burlington, will take in the woodland trails of the RBG property around Grindstone Creek. We park at the back end of the parking lot in front of a retaining wall next to Spring Garden Rd. Wear boots and bring water. We’ll do an optional pub stop at the end of the hike.
    Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

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  • Bruce Peninsula National Park
    7:30 AM
    06/19/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot beside Meaford Hall to car pool to Emmet Lake Road.
    Hike Leader(s): Stella Juhasz Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Length of Hike: 10 km, may be a 7 hour outing if a swim is included

    Description

    A round trip hike from Halfway Log Dump Trailhead to the Grotto, along the Halfway Log Dump Trail.   Views of Flower Pot Island, Cliffs of the Peninsula.  Bring: snacks, lunch, water, bathing suit, sun screen, insect repellent.

  • Jordan Valley & Balls Falls
    9:00 AM-11:00 AM
    06/19/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking lot, 2980 King St., Jordan Station across from Boo’s Restaurant

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 12 km

    Description

  • Clarksburg Beaver River There and Back
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/19/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
    Hike Leader(s): David Little Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

    We will carpool to the Lions Park in Clarksburg. We follow the
    Beaver River downstream, then we retrace the trail upstream to
    the Clendenan Dam. During the hike we will learn about the history of the area. Bring water and a snack.

  • Hidden Gems in Aldershot and the RBG trail
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    06/19/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Hidden Valley Park in Aldershot. When coming along Plains Rd turn north on Howard Drive and follow the curve in the road to the parking lot beside the washrooms.

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    We will follow Grindstone Creek through the park and then onto the RBG property up and down the trails of Hendrie Valley to the toll ponds and back. Bring lots of water, snack, lunch for possible picnicking in the park afterwards, bug spray and sunscreen. Trail is often muddy. Hopefully we’ll see lots of beautiful warblers passing through on their way north.
    Leader: Connie Rusynyk Email: crusynyk@sympatico.ca Cell: (905) 520-6502

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    06/19/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton. We will hike sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights. There will be weekly walks all summer. Now we are all getting older we are not hiking as fast as we used to. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain.
    Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Jordan
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/20/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking lot, 2980 King St., Jordan Station across from Boo’s Restaurant

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Hockley Valley
    9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    06/20/2019

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: Nature Walks
    Location (Google Maps): Roadside parking on south side of Dunby Road (km 66.8). Hockley Valley Road to 3rd Line EHS, north on 3rd Line to Dunby Road, west on Dunby Road to roadside parking on south side of Dunby Road.
    Hike Leader(s): Gary Hall Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hour or less
    Terrain: Easy – mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 5 km shuttle

    Description

    From meeting place, we’ll carpool to km 68.2 at the entrance to the Mono Kiln Edge property, explore Mono Kiln Edge, and depending on time, either walk or drive to the Vallis property and look for flora and fauna of a meadow habitat. Bring binoculars, camera and nature guides in order to identify and record flora and fauna of these nature reserves. There should be opportunities to see bluebirds. There is no dropout point. No dogs please. There will be a refreshment/pub stop afterwards.

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  • NOTL Loop – Urban Hike
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Urban
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Veteran’s Lane & King Street NOTL

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Summer Solstice Hike & Backyard Potluck
    4:30 PM
    06/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at 61 Chamberlain Cres., Creekside Subdivision, Collingwood
    Hike Leader(s): Jill Doble Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 5 km

    -Registration required-

    Bring a potluck dish to be shared, as well as your plate and cutlery. Bring a chair and your own beverage.
    We will carpool to the Margaret Paull Side Trail and commence a
    loop hike overlooking the Beaver Valley. Following the hike we
    will proceed back to the Creekside Subdivision where we will
    enjoy beverages and hors d’oeuvres followed by a potluck, the
    setting sun and the longest evening of the year. Please bring bug
    spray.
    This hike and potluck will be cancelled if there is rain in the
    forecast.
    Please email Jill in advance by Wed., June 19 letting her know
    that you are planning to attend and what you will be bringing
    to the potluck. Capacity 25.

  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    06/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

    Description

    This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

    Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

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  • Ganaraska Trail End to End – Cancelled
    6:30 AM-5:30 PM
    06/22/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara

    Location: Ganaraska Trail
    Hike Leader(s): Vanessa Miranda Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 20-25km/day

    Pace ~ 4km/hour, Intermediate level. Please note: hike dates, time and distance are subject to be changed in the event of extreme heat/humid weather. ** Carry please sunblock, hat, cold drinks, electrolytes to prevent heat strokes, dehydration and sunburn.  Sign up on the Meetup HIKING TEAM GTA, Find us on Facebook as HIKING TEAM GTA

  • Niagara End to End #2 Short Hills (Wiley Rd) to Woodend
    8:00 AM-1:00 PM
    06/22/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Car Pool
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at entrance to Woodend Conservation Area on Taylor Rd. NOTL (Map 2, km 15.2) Carpool.
    Hike Leader(s): Jacques Boilard Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 18 km

    Description

  • 2nd of 6 hikes in Sydenham section, 2nd half E2E series
    8:00 AM
    06/22/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
    Hike Leader(s): Dick Edwards Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 12.5 km

    We will carpool to km 119.2 on East Linton Side Rd W., where
    we will leave some cars and then proceed to the start of the hike
    at the parking lot on Young’s Drive in Owen Sound near km
    106.7. The hike takes us along the escarpment through an area
    of deep crevices, then after a stretch of old rail trail we follow
    more open country. Bring water and a lunch.

  • Niagara Glen (Gorge)
    9:00 AM-11:00 AM
    06/22/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Whirlpool (wooden) stairs parking lot (across from the Whirlpool Golf Course), Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls.
    Hike Leader(s): Bill French Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 11 km

    Description

  • North St. Eugenia to Hogg’s Falls
    9:00 AM
    06/22/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Map 26 Meet at the end of North Street in Eugenia.
    Hike Leader(s): Maureen McFarland Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Some steep sections, Strenuous
    Length of Hike: 17 km

    Description

    This is a hike south including the main trail, the Hogg’s Falls Upper and Lower Side Trails and back on the main trail.  Ice cream stop afterwards at Top of the Rock.  Bring lunch, snacks and sufficient water.

  • Old Baldy Tour
    9:00 AM
    06/22/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
    Hike Leader(s): Sue Niblett Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 6 km

    We will carpool to the junction of Sideroad 10D and 3rd Line A in
    the Beaver Valley Section for the start of the hike. Drivers will
    leave cars at the Old Baldy Conservation Car Park for our return.
    We will hike through forested and craggy terrain past the end
    point at km 42.1 near the old access to the top of Old Baldy.
    Along the way we will stop for a leisurely picnic before returning
    to our cars via. the Mac Kirk Sidetrail. Rugged sections with
    some great views. Bring picnic and water.

  • Beaver Valley End to End Series, Hike 4 of 7
    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    06/22/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Beaver Valley Section, Map 26. Meet at intersection of Artemesia-Euphrasia Townline and 4th Line A (Km 46.4). From Flesherton, take Grey County Rd 4 north. Turn left onto County Rd 13, then right onto Artemesia Townline and drive to 4th Line A.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Tristan Goguen, Pat Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 16.8 km

    Description

    We will car pool back to Hoggs Falls (Km 63.2) and hike north through Cuckoo Valley to Eugenia Falls, passing the Ontario Hydro power plant before crossing County Rd 13 and heading to the east side of the valley. Bring snacks, lunch and water.

  • More events
    • Ganaraska Trail End to End - Cancelled
      6:30 AM-5:30 PM
      06/22/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara

      Location: Ganaraska Trail
      Hike Leader(s): Vanessa Miranda Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: 20-25km/day

      Pace ~ 4km/hour, Intermediate level. Please note: hike dates, time and distance are subject to be changed in the event of extreme heat/humid weather. ** Carry please sunblock, hat, cold drinks, electrolytes to prevent heat strokes, dehydration and sunburn.  Sign up on the Meetup HIKING TEAM GTA, Find us on Facebook as HIKING TEAM GTA

    • Niagara End to End #2 Short Hills (Wiley Rd) to Woodend
      8:00 AM-1:00 PM
      06/22/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Car Pool
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at entrance to Woodend Conservation Area on Taylor Rd. NOTL (Map 2, km 15.2) Carpool.
      Hike Leader(s): Jacques Boilard Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: 18 km

      Description

    • 2nd of 6 hikes in Sydenham section, 2nd half E2E series
      8:00 AM
      06/22/2019

      Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

      Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
      Hike Leader(s): Dick Edwards Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 12.5 km

      We will carpool to km 119.2 on East Linton Side Rd W., where
      we will leave some cars and then proceed to the start of the hike
      at the parking lot on Young’s Drive in Owen Sound near km
      106.7. The hike takes us along the escarpment through an area
      of deep crevices, then after a stretch of old rail trail we follow
      more open country. Bring water and a lunch.

    • Niagara Glen (Gorge)
      9:00 AM-11:00 AM
      06/22/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Whirlpool (wooden) stairs parking lot (across from the Whirlpool Golf Course), Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls.
      Hike Leader(s): Bill French Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Strenuous
      Distance: 11 km

      Description

    • North St. Eugenia to Hogg's Falls
      9:00 AM
      06/22/2019

      Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

      Location (Google Maps): Map 26 Meet at the end of North Street in Eugenia.
      Hike Leader(s): Maureen McFarland Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Some steep sections, Strenuous
      Length of Hike: 17 km

      Description

      This is a hike south including the main trail, the Hogg’s Falls Upper and Lower Side Trails and back on the main trail.  Ice cream stop afterwards at Top of the Rock.  Bring lunch, snacks and sufficient water.

    • Old Baldy Tour
      9:00 AM
      06/22/2019

      Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

      Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
      Hike Leader(s): Sue Niblett Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 6 km

      We will carpool to the junction of Sideroad 10D and 3rd Line A in
      the Beaver Valley Section for the start of the hike. Drivers will
      leave cars at the Old Baldy Conservation Car Park for our return.
      We will hike through forested and craggy terrain past the end
      point at km 42.1 near the old access to the top of Old Baldy.
      Along the way we will stop for a leisurely picnic before returning
      to our cars via. the Mac Kirk Sidetrail. Rugged sections with
      some great views. Bring picnic and water.

    • Beaver Valley End to End Series, Hike 4 of 7
      9:00 AM-3:00 PM
      06/22/2019

      Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
      Category: General Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Beaver Valley Section, Map 26. Meet at intersection of Artemesia-Euphrasia Townline and 4th Line A (Km 46.4). From Flesherton, take Grey County Rd 4 north. Turn left onto County Rd 13, then right onto Artemesia Townline and drive to 4th Line A.
      Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Tristan Goguen, Pat Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Strenuous
      Distance: 16.8 km

      Description

      We will car pool back to Hoggs Falls (Km 63.2) and hike north through Cuckoo Valley to Eugenia Falls, passing the Ontario Hydro power plant before crossing County Rd 13 and heading to the east side of the valley. Bring snacks, lunch and water.

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  • Ganaraska Trail End to End – Cancelled
    6:30 AM-5:30 PM
    06/23/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara

    Location: Ganaraska Trail
    Hike Leader(s): Vanessa Miranda Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 20-25km/day

    Pace ~ 4km/hour, Intermediate level. Please note: hike dates, time and distance are subject to be changed in the event of extreme heat/humid weather. ** Carry please sunblock, hat, cold drinks, electrolytes to prevent heat strokes, dehydration and sunburn.  Sign up on the Meetup HIKING TEAM GTA, Find us on Facebook as HIKING TEAM GTA

  • Gentle Hike – Crawford Lake
    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    06/23/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Crawford Lake Conservation Area

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 6 km

    Description

    This area is always worth a visit. We will visit the Meromictic Lake, walk the boardwalk and then head out to meet up with main Bruce Trail and then circle the southern edge of the property and visit the lookout before heading back to the centre with an option to take a look at the Indian Village. Bring water, a snack, sunscreen and insect repellent. Meet in the lower parking lot of the Conservation Area, located on the east side of Guelph Line north of Derry Rd. Parking fee in effect or Conservation Area pass. Map 11.
    Leader: Anne Armstrong hikingrandma@gmail.com 905-617-3937

  • Decew Loop
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    06/23/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at DeCew House, DeCew Rd, Thorold (Map 3, km 29.8)
    Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Kids Hike Sligo Side Trail
    2:00 PM
    06/23/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Map 27 Meet at km 87.9 on Sideroad 16C, access from 7th Line.
    Hike Leader(s): Tina MacPhail Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Easy
    Length of Hike: 2.9 km, 1 ½ to 2 hours

    Description

    A fun hike with stops to explore the trail and for nature activities.  The hike is geared towards kids ages 4 to 10 and kids must be accompanied by an adult.  Hiking boots or running shoes are required.  Bring water, a snack and insect repellent.  No pets please.

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  • Happy Wanderers – Waterdown/Offa’s Dyke Loop/Kerncliff Park and back
    9:00 AM-2:45 PM
    06/24/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location: Meet at Smokey Hollow parking lot on Mill St, south Dundas St

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 14 km

    Description

    From Bruce Trail Main Trail, take N Pearson Side Trail back to Main Trail, King Side Trail, along escarpment to Kerncliff Park, Ian Pearson Side Trail and back along Main Bruce to Grindstone Creek Side Trail and to the parking lot. No dogs.¬† Bring hat, water, lunch/snack, bug spray… Pub/refreshment stop afterwards.(Loops and Lattes Halton Hike 36).
    stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415

  • Radial Trail , Hamilton
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    06/24/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
    Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
    Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

  • Sydenham Massie Forest Trails
    10:00 AM
    06/24/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Map 29 Meet close to km 21 on the shoulder of the 6th Concession South
    Hike Leader(s): Audrey Woods-Dobie
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Length of Hike: 2 hours km

    Description

    A hike through Massie Forest. Register with leader by phone 519 538 1567

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  • Short Hills – Wiley Road Entrance
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/25/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Short Hills Wiley Road entrance, Parking Lot C

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Hockley Valley
    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    06/25/2019

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills

    Location (Google Maps): 7th Line parking is just off of the east side of Airport Rd., just north of Highway 9.
    Hike Leader(s): Ralph Shapiro Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
    Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 12 km shuttle hike

    Description

    Meet at 7th Line parking – access trail km 42.2, shuttle to parking at 4th Line EHS, km 53.9, hike back to cars on main trail. There is no dropout point. No dogs please. There will be a refreshment/pub stop afterwards.

  • Boyne Valley Side Trail Loop
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    06/25/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land Section, Map 20. Meet at Centre Rd parking, south of 5 Sideroad (Km 18.7).
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 6.6 km

    Description

    We will hike the Main Trail and Boyne Valley Side Trail.

  • Fairmount Seigerman Side Trails Loop
    10:00 AM
    06/25/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Map 28 Meet on Sideroad 22B on the shoulder across from the Fairmount Side Trail entrance (km 94.3)
    Hike Leader(s): Scott Thompson Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 12 km

    Description

    We will hike the Fairmount and Seigerman side trails with main trail connectors.  Bring lunch and water.

  • Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike
    7:00 PM-8:45 PM
    06/25/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Waterdown

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    Join us for a loop walk on the escarpment trails of Waterdown. We’ll meet curbside on Flanders Dr. at the corner of Mountain Brow Rd. in Waterdown. You can reach Mountain Brow Rd. by driving north on Waterdown from Burlington or south on Mill St. from downtown Waterdown. Wear boots and bring water. An optional pub stop will follow.
    Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

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  • Kolapore, Beaver Valley
    9:00 AM
    06/26/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
    Hike Leader(s): Denise Shand Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8 km

    We will car-pool to the Kolapore parking lot near km 23.8 of the
    Beaver Valley section. From there we hike north to km 15.8,
    where the hike will terminate. The trail follows woodlands, open
    pastures, and is hilly. Bring water and a snack.

  • Firemans Park Loop
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/26/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at upper parking lot, corner of Dorchester & Mountain Road, Niagara Falls
    Hike Leader(s): Sheila Massey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

  • Hikers R Us – Hilton Falls Conservation Area
    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    06/26/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): Hilton Falls Conservation area Parking Lot (conservation pass or fee applies). 4985 Campbellville Road, Milton

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 13 km

    Description

    Follow Bruce Trail/Red Oak Trail, Beaver Dam Trail, Hilton Falls Trail loop. No dogs. Bring hat, sunscreen, water, snack/lunch. Pub/refreshment stop afterwards.
    stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text to 289-242-9415

  • Good Companions – Hamilton Beach
    10:30 AM-12:15 PM
    06/26/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Hamilton Beach, just west of Hutch’s near small red brick building.

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 6 km

    Description

    We will walk east along the beach trail, through Skyway Park and Confederation Beach Park, returning to Barangas for lunch.

    Directions: Niagara-bound QEW exit at Woodward. Turn right onto Woodward, right onto Beach Blvd and right onto Van Wagners Beach Road. Alternative routes from Burlington are Eastport Drive or Beach Blvd.

    Hike Leader: Bill Fulton ibtcrbguu.fulton@gmail.com

  • An evening walk in Owen Sound
    7:00 PM
    06/26/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: An evening walk.
    Location: Meet in the municipal parking lot by the river on the west side of 1st Ave. E between 7th St. E and 8th St. E in Owen Sound.
    Hike Leader(s): George Govier Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing

    This bi-weekly series of evening walks will explore various routes within the city of Owen Sound.   It will take approximately 2 hours. For more information phone: 226-664-0922.

  • Short Hills – Pelham Road Entrance – Evening Hike
    7:00 PM-8:30 PM
    06/26/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Evening Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Short Hills Pelham Road entrance, parking lot A
    Hike Leader(s): Debbie Demizio Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

     

     

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    06/26/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton. We will hike sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights. There will be weekly walks all summer. Now we are all getting older we are not hiking as fast as we used to. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain.
    Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

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    • Kolapore, Beaver Valley
      9:00 AM
      06/26/2019

      Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

      Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
      Hike Leader(s): Denise Shand Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 8 km

      We will car-pool to the Kolapore parking lot near km 23.8 of the
      Beaver Valley section. From there we hike north to km 15.8,
      where the hike will terminate. The trail follows woodlands, open
      pastures, and is hilly. Bring water and a snack.

    • Firemans Park Loop
      9:00 AM-10:30 AM
      06/26/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at upper parking lot, corner of Dorchester & Mountain Road, Niagara Falls
      Hike Leader(s): Sheila Massey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: 8 km

      Description

    • Hikers R Us - Hilton Falls Conservation Area
      9:00 AM-1:30 PM
      06/26/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: Hikers R Us
      Location (Google Maps): Hilton Falls Conservation area Parking Lot (conservation pass or fee applies). 4985 Campbellville Road, Milton

      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 13 km

      Description

      Follow Bruce Trail/Red Oak Trail, Beaver Dam Trail, Hilton Falls Trail loop. No dogs. Bring hat, sunscreen, water, snack/lunch. Pub/refreshment stop afterwards.
      stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text to 289-242-9415

    • Good Companions - Hamilton Beach
      10:30 AM-12:15 PM
      06/26/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: Good Companions
      Location (Google Maps): Hamilton Beach, just west of Hutch’s near small red brick building.

      Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
      Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
      Distance: 6 km

      Description

      We will walk east along the beach trail, through Skyway Park and Confederation Beach Park, returning to Barangas for lunch.

      Directions: Niagara-bound QEW exit at Woodward. Turn right onto Woodward, right onto Beach Blvd and right onto Van Wagners Beach Road. Alternative routes from Burlington are Eastport Drive or Beach Blvd.

      Hike Leader: Bill Fulton ibtcrbguu.fulton@gmail.com

    • An evening walk in Owen Sound
      7:00 PM
      06/26/2019

      Hosting Club: Sydenham
      Category: An evening walk.
      Location: Meet in the municipal parking lot by the river on the west side of 1st Ave. E between 7th St. E and 8th St. E in Owen Sound.
      Hike Leader(s): George Govier Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
      Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing

      This bi-weekly series of evening walks will explore various routes within the city of Owen Sound.   It will take approximately 2 hours. For more information phone: 226-664-0922.

    • Short Hills - Pelham Road Entrance - Evening Hike
      7:00 PM-8:30 PM
      06/26/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Evening Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at Short Hills Pelham Road entrance, parking lot A
      Hike Leader(s): Debbie Demizio Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Strenuous
      Distance: 9 km

      Description

       

       

    • Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton
      7:00 PM-9:00 PM
      06/26/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia

      Location (Google Maps): Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)

      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

      Description

      Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton. We will hike sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights. There will be weekly walks all summer. Now we are all getting older we are not hiking as fast as we used to. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain.
      Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Jordan
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/27/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking lot, 2980 King St., Jordan Station across from Boo’s Restaurant

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Caledon
    9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    06/27/2019

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: Nature Walks
    Location: Because of limited parking at km 2.7, we’ll meet at 9:00 a.m. at the Lloyd Wilson Centennial Park, 15551 McLaughlin Rd., Inglewood. Highway 10 north of Brampton to Olde Base Line, then west on Olde Base Line to McLaughlin Road. Turn north to our meeting location on the right. From here, we’ll carpool to km 2.7 on Chinguacousy Road.
    Hike Leader(s): Gary Hall Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hour or less
    Terrain: Easy – mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 5 km shuttle

    Description

    On the last nature walk of the season, we’ll explore the Quarryside Nature Reserve, one of our newest properties. Bring binoculars, camera and nature guides in order to identify and record flora and fauna of this nature reserve. Pre-register for the hike with the hike leader. Either e-mail or call before 9:00 p.m., or on morning of hike on my cell: (905) 586-1385. There is no dropout point. No dogs please. There will be a refreshment/pub stop afterwards.

  • Greensville – Optimist trail
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    06/27/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Bullocks Park on Park Ave off Highway 8 in Greensville

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 11 km

    Description

    Directions: Bullocks Park is across from Christ Church in Greenville. Just past the corner of Highway 8 and Brock Rd. Coming from Dundas. The park is on the left. From there we will do a loop hike on the Optimist Trail and Christie Conservation area. Bring water and a snack. No Dogs. Lorraine Sherred 13hiking13@gmail.com. please email

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  • NOTL Loop – Urban Hike
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    06/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Urban
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Veteran’s Lane & King Street NOTL

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    06/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

    Description

    This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

    Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

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  • Hike at Rush Cove on the Bruce Peninsula
    7:00 AM
    06/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
    Hike Leader(s): Terry Kimmerly Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10.7 km

    We will carpool to Tim’s in Wiarton in the Peninsula section,
    then arrange a shuttle, leaving a car at km 61.0 before proceeding to the start of the hike at Jackson Cove Rd km 51.0. From
    here we will hike north on the main trail with great lookouts
    over Georgian Bay and through Alvar areas, before we take the
    ladder down to the shoreline of Rush Cove and return to the
    starting point via the Pease Side Trail and the Jackson Cove Side
    Trail. A shorter hike can be arranged, depending on the availability of cars. This would also start at km 51.0, include Rush Cove
    and end at the parking lot at km 61.0. Bring water, lunch and
    good footwear.

  • Niagara End to End #3 Staff Avenue to Shorthills (Wiley Rd)
    8:00 AM-12:00 PM
    06/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Car Pool
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Shorthills on Wiley Road, Thorold. (Map 3, km 35.0) Carpool.
    Hike Leader(s): Jacques Boilard Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 19.5 km

    Description

  • Rockway to Louth & Back
    9:00 AM-11:00 AM
    06/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Rockway Community Centre, 2021 Pelham Rd, Lincoln. (Map 3, km 45.1)
    Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 12 km

    Description

  • John Haigh Side Trail
    9:00 AM
    06/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
    Hike Leader(s): Flo Kusiak Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 7 km

    We will carpool to the intersection of the 2nd Line and the 6th
    Side Road. We will hike south on the John Haigh Side Trail, to
    join the Main Trail at km 49.1. We will continue north on the
    Main Trail, with great views along the edge of the escarpment to
    km 51.1, then return to the cars along the 6th Side Road. Bring
    water and a snack

  • Margaret Paull Side Trail Loop
    1:30 PM
    06/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Map 24 Meet at the parking area at the end of the 6th Line, north of Grey Road 119 (km 13.7)
    Hike Leader(s): Cliff Katchaluba
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Length of Hike: 4.5 km

    Description

    This is a loop hike.  Register with leader by phone. 519-924-0660

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  • Esther’s Bluff
    1:15 PM
    06/30/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: General Hike
    Location: Meet 1:15 p.m. at Kemble Arena. This is in Kemble on the east side of Kemble Rock Rd just south of Concession 20.
    Hike Leader(s): Danuta Valleau Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing

    This hike passes through farmland and an extensive hardwood forest.  Approximately 2 to 3 hours.  Map 34.   For more information phone: 519-534-1788.

  • Rotary Park
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    06/30/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Rotary Park, Pelham Rd., St.Catharines
    Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

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