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Sat Aug 0 1

e2e # 10

8:00 AM-1:00 PM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Grimsby Lions Pool
Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Fast
Terrain: Strenuous
Distance: 14.8 km

Description

The final of the series of 10 Niagara e2e hikes.  Meet at Grimsby Lions Community Pool, Elm St., Grimsby.  Hike to top of Thirty Rd and back.

It is recommended to bring extra water, snack and poles.

Please maintain social distancing between hikers.

Those who have completed all 10 hikes or the entire Niagara section can purchase a badge for $5.

Sat Aug 0 1

Boyne Valley loop

8:00 AM-2:00 PM
Click here to register for this hike (1 spots remaining)

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): Michelle Wacker 705-730-8481 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 km

Description

Moderate terrain,
steep ravines and uphill sections.
Bring Water/Lunch

Sat Aug 0 1

e2e #10 of 10

8:00 AM-1:00 PM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Grimsby Lions Community Pool, 1 Elm St, Grimsby
Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Fast
Terrain: Strenuous
Distance: 14.8 km

Description

Hike from Grimsby to top of 30 Rd at Walker Rd and back.  If you have completed all 10 hikes, bring $5 to purchase the Niagara E2E badge.

 

Sat Aug 0 1

e2e #10 of 10

8:00 AM-1:15 PM
Sorry, this hike has reached the maximum amount of hikers allowed.

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Grimsby Lions Community Pool, 1 Elm St, Grimsby
Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Fast
Terrain: Strenuous
Distance: 14.8km

Description

Hike from Grimsby to 30 Rd at Walker Rd and back.  If you have completed all 10 hikes, bring $5 to purchase the Niagara e2e badge.

Sat Aug 0 1

Merritt Island

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps):

Parking Lot on Merritt Island at the west end of cross street Welland

Hike Leader(s): Sylvia Wheeler Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 7k

Description

Flat hike along paved trail alongside the Welland Canal

Sat Aug 0 1

Margaret Paull Side Trail

9:00 AM-12:00 PM
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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): Mary Jane McIntyre 705-481-1269 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 5km

Description

Leisure hike starting at the end of the 6th Line at km 13.3
(turn north off Grey Road 119, in the Beaver Valley Section.
Hiking north to km 11.3 where it joins up with the Margaret Paull Side Trail
and back to cars.
Bring snack and water.

Sat Aug 0 1

Merritt Island

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Parking Lot on Merritt Island at the west end of cross street Welland
Hike Leader(s): Sylvia Wheeler Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 7k

Description

Flat hike along paved trail alongside the Welland Canal

Mon Aug 0 3

Night Hike Short Hills

9:00 PM-10:45 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Night
Location (Google Maps): Wiley Road Parking Lot Short Hills
Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7k

Description

Enjoy the sounds of the deep woods along the trail from Wiley Road.    There will be a full moon if it is clear and the stars will be out. Follow the Terrace Falls Trail around the Rim of Africa and the Black Walnut trail.   Bring Headlamp,Bug Spray.   This hike will count towards the night hike badge.

Mon Aug 0 3

Night Hike Short Hills

9:00 PM-10:45 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Night
Location (Google Maps):

Wiley Road Parking Lot Short Hills

Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7k

Description

Enjoy the sounds of the deep woods along the trail from Wiley Road.    There will be a full moon if it is clear and the stars will be out. Follow the Terrace Falls Trail around the Rim of Africa and the Black Walnut trail.   Bring Headlamp,Bug Spray.   This hike will count towards the night hike badge.

Tue Aug 0 4

Long Hike Wiley Road Short Hills

8:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps):

Short Hills Wiley Road Entrance

Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 12k

Description

Explore Short Hills and the majestic side trails of Scarlett Tanager, Hemlock. Swayze Falls and Terrace. This is a weekly hike. Register only once for this hike series.

Tue Aug 0 4

Short Hike Pelham Road Short Hills

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Short Hills Pelham Road Entrance
Hike Leader(s): janet davey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate

Description

Moderate hike on the trails around Short Hills Provincial Park

Tue Aug 0 4

Terra Cotta

9:00 AM-1:30 PM
Sorry, this hike has reached the maximum amount of hikers allowed.

Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: Tuesday Hikers
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Winston Churchill Blvd. where the Caledon Trailway intersects the road. Driving directions: Go north on Highway 410, it becomes Highway 10, turn left on King Street, right on Winston Churchill Blvd., about 1 km to the roadside parking on the right.
Hike Leader(s): Mohammad Shafiq 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

Description

A loop hike consisting parts of the main Bruce Trail and Terra Cotta ST. No dropout, hiking boots, no dogs, bring 2 liters of water and snack. Register online for the hike. Maximum group size 10; physical distancing to be observed throughout the hike.

Tue Aug 0 4

Burlington Beach

10:00 AM-1:00 PM
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Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: Tuesday Hikers
Location (Google Maps): Spencer Smith Park. From QEW, go south on Brant St. and turn left on Lakeshore Rd. There is a parking fee.
Hike Leader(s): Barbara Euler Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hour or less
Terrain: Easy – mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: 8 km

Description

A leisurely walk along Burlington Beach and back followed by patio lunch at Pepperwood Cafe or one of the other patios in the area. They are not taking reservations so we will take our chances.

Wed Aug 0 5

Fairmont Side Trail Beaver Valley-loop

8:30 AM-1:30 PM
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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): Michelle Wacker 705-730-8481 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: 12 km

Description

Fairmont and Siegerman Side Trail Loop.
This 3.5 hour hike has a relaxing start past magnificent Webwood Falls. Some road hiking turning into a steep descent to a stream, Joe Pye Weed. A couple of very long strenuous uphill climbs makes this a challenging hike. This is a 12km hike

Bring Water/Lunch

Wed Aug 0 5

Epping & Beaver Pond Lookout Side Trails

9:00 AM-12:30 PM
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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 (705) 606-1077 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 4.5 km

Description

Moderate terrain,
Beaver pond and conservation area lookouts.

Wed Aug 0 5

Botanical Gardens

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Leisurely
Location (Google Maps): Locust Grove Picnic Area 1488 Niagara Parkway Queenston
Hike Leader(s): Dan Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 6k

Description

A short Hike from Queenston heights to the Botanical Gardens of Niagara. Established in 1936, the Botanical Gardens presents visitors with 99 acres (40 hectares) of beautifully maintained gardens that include perennials, rhododendrons, azaleas, a formal parterre garden, herb and vegetable plantings, and our world-famous rose garden featuring over 2,400 roses.

Wed Aug 0 5

Evening hike in Owen Sound

7:00 PM
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Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: An evening walk.
Location (Google Maps): 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): Harriet Nixon Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
Distance: 4 km

Description

We will explore the city of Owen Sound for a couple of hours. For further information contact Hike Leader Harriet Nixon at harrietnixon@bmts.com or 519-371-4064 (H) or 519-373-6598 (C)

Thu Aug 0 6

Jordan to Moyer / Louth

8:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: In and Out
Location (Google Maps):

Jordan Hollow Park 3039 King St Jordan

Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 12k

Description

From Jordan Hollow Hike the main trail to Moyer Road or Louth and Return. This is a weekly hike. Register only once for Hike Series

Thu Aug 0 6

Devil's Monument Loop

8:00 AM
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Hosting Club: Peninsula

Location (Google Maps): Borchardt Rd parking lot (km 109.9)
Hike Leader(s): Tamara Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

Terrain: Easy
Distance: 9

Description

Easy hike along Minhinnick Side Trail, main Bruce Trail and Cottrill Side Trail with a chance to see Lillie Pothole, Michigander’s Arch and views of Devil’s Monument. Bring your own water, snacks and lunch.

Thu Aug 0 6

Short Hike Jordan

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: In and Out
Location (Google Maps): Jordan Hollow Park
Hike Leader(s): Bill Russell Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7k

Description

Hike along the Jordan Creek to Upper Balls Falls or the Jim Rainforth Trail. This is a weekly hike. Only register once for this hike series

Sat Aug 0 8

12 Mile Creek Loop

8:00 AM-12:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Welland Vale Road Pump Station, 81 WellandVale Road St Catharines
Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Fast
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 16k

Description

Hike the Trails along the Banks of 12 mile creek

Sat Aug 0 8

Rockway

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: In and Out
Location (Google Maps): Rockway Community Centre
Pelham Road
Hike Leader(s): Karen Limardi Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate

Description

Rocky Hike through Woodland with hills and spectacular views of the falls

Sat Aug 0 8

Scenic Caves Mission Loop Side Trail

9:00 AM-1:30 PM
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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): Bob Moenck 705-481-1269 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

Description

Moderate terrain.
Parking at km 63.8 and start hike, going south to km 60.1,
following Mission Rd Side Trail back to parking.
Or maybe in reverse direction for a change.
Bring Water & Snack.

Sat Aug 0 8

Memorial Forest

1:15 PM
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Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): West end of Young’s Drive, off Nicol’s Gully Road/County Road 17B where the road ends (south of km 106.7).
Hike Leader(s): Franziska Edney Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
Distance: 2.9 km

Description

This 1.5 hr loop will follow the Memorial Forest Side Trail to Jones Falls. We will then hike the white trail back to where we started. This hike is moderate but it includes 2 short up and down technical sections that could be challenging. Map 32. For more information call 519 371 4321

Sun Aug 0 9

KOA Trails

1:15 PM
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Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: Family Hike
Location (Google Maps): Roadside parking at the east end of Sideroad 15 where the road ends (at km 82.9).
Hike Leader(s): Maureen McFarland Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
Distance: 3.1 km

Description

We will explore the main trail, the Rock Springs and KOA side trails.  Approximately 1.5-2 hours.  Map 32.  Call or text 647-918-4180.

Tue Aug 1 1

Long Hike Wiley Road Short Hills

8:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps):

Short Hills Wiley Road Entrance

Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 12k

Description

Explore Short Hills and the majestic side trails of Scarlett Tanager, Hemlock. Swayze Falls and Terrace. This is a weekly hike. Register only once for this hike series.

Tue Aug 1 1

Short Hike Pelham Road Short Hills

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Short Hills Pelham Road Entrance
Hike Leader(s): janet davey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate

Description

Moderate hike on the trails around Short Hills Provincial Park

Tue Aug 1 1

Rattray Marsh and Waterfront Trail

9:30 AM-1:00 PM
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Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: Tuesday Hikers
Location (Google Maps): From QEW take Southdown Rd. exit (126) 3 km south to Orr Rd. Turn left and follow for 1 km to parking on right at Bradley Museum.
Hike Leader(s): Peter Leeney — cell phone 905-301-4091 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hour or less
Terrain: Easy – mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: 8 km “there & back”

Description

A leisurely walk through Rattray Marsh and parts of the Waterfront Trail between Port Credit and Clarkson.

Sorry, this hike has reached the maximum amount of hikers allowed.

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 (705) 445-5849 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 km

Description

Moderate terrain
Following east bank of Bighead River upstream, returning on west bank.
Woodlands, and historical sites along the way
Bring Water/Lunch

Wed Aug 1 2

Woodend- Wetland Ridge Loop

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps):

Entrance (15.2 km Map 2) Woodend Conservation Area off Taylor Rd

Hike Leader(s): Larry Lloyd Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6 km

Description

Through Woodend on Main trail, Wetland Ridge Side trail and Woodend Side Trail

Wed Aug 1 2

Creemore Nature Preserve

9:00 AM-12:00 PM
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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): Mary-lynne Chenard (905) 713-4066 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 4.3 km

Description

Moderate terrain,
Mature sugar maple trees, meandering cold water stream
& small pockets of wetlands.

Wed Aug 1 2

Allanburg Evening Hike

7:00 PM-8:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: In and Out
Location (Google Maps): Allanburg Bridge-Hwy 20 pkg lot on west side of bridge
Hike Leader(s): Diane Marlatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 6k

Description

Hike along the Bank’s of the Welland Canal looking for cargo ships as they pass

Thu Aug 1 3

Jordan to Moyer / Louth

8:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: In and Out
Location (Google Maps):

Jordan Hollow Park 3039 King St Jordan

Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 12k

Description

From Jordan Hollow Hike the main trail to Moyer Road or Louth and Return. This is a weekly hike. Register only once for Hike Series

Thu Aug 1 3

Short Hike Jordan

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: In and Out
Location (Google Maps): Jordan Hollow Park
Hike Leader(s): Bill Russell Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7k

Description

Hike along the Jordan Creek to Upper Balls Falls or the Jim Rainforth Trail. This is a weekly hike. Only register once for this hike series

Sat Aug 1 5

Woodend to Fireman's

8:00 AM-12:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Woodend Conservation Area
Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Fast
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 15km

Description

Hike from the entrance to Woodend Conservation Area to Fireman’s Park and loop back.  A variety of vineyard vistas, Carolinian forest cover as well as going through historic Screaming Tunnel.

Sat Aug 1 5

Mono Cliffs loop

8:00 AM-2:00 PM
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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): Kelly-Leigh Thomas (519) 501-8170 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 km

Description

Mono Cliffs village, park in the lot near the Rec. Centre.
We will follow various trails within the park,
mainly the Bruce trail main and side trails.
Varied terrain, some great views, hilly sections.
Bring Water & Lunch

Click here to register for this hike (5 spots remaining)

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): Michael Treuman 416-518-0489 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 7 km

Description

Gentle ascends and descends on South Outlier and leisurely hiking on Walter Tovell. Bring Water and lunch

Sat Aug 1 5

Fireman's Park Loop

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps):

Upper Parking Lot Corner of Dorchester & Mountain Rd Niagara Falls

Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7.6k

Description

Loop Hike through wooded trail close to railway tracks and onto Fireman’s park
side trail. (now the main trail) back to Dorchester Road

Sat Aug 1 5

Loopy Hikes

10:00 AM-1:00 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Map 8

Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: Approx. 10 kms.

Description

Dundas Valley is always a lovely area in which to hike with its hills, ravines and cool forests. This will be a double loop hike taking in the Sawmill Trail and the Main Loop. These loops wander through quiet pine forests, hills to test the hiker and some interesting historical areas. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent, water, a snack, hand sanitizer and a personal first aid kit. You must be self sufficient. If feeling unwell do not come out. This hike is limited to 10 people. Please register by clicking on the hike in the hike schedule. (Dundas Valley Conservation Area is off of Governor’s Rd., just west of downtown Dundas.) Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 337 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

Sun Aug 1 6

Esthers Bluff

1:15 PM
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Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: Family Hike
Location (Google Maps): Roadside parking at the intersection of Concession 24 and Burgess Sideroad (where the western end of the Slough of Despond Side Trail meets Concession 24).
Hike Leader(s): Danuta Valleau Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
Distance: approx 8 km loop

Description

Walk along Burgess Side Rd north off Concession 24 following the escarpment above the Slough of Despond to Esthers Bluff lookout, take the Presidents Path Loop through the forest to return to access trail. Map 34

Sun Aug 1 6

Night Hike Louth Conservation Area

8:30 PM-10:00 PM
Sorry, this hike has reached the maximum amount of hikers allowed.

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Niagara
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: About 5km

Description

We will hike from the parking lot at Louth Conservation Area and follow the Staff Ave Side Trail, Louth Side Trail to the main trail and head west to Staff Ave where we will turnaround and come back the way we came.

A waning crescent moon may or may not be visible.

Bring a headlamp, bug spray.

This hike will count towards the Night Hike Badge.

Limited to 9 hikers plus the hike leader due to limited parking.

Tue Aug 1 8

Long Hike Wiley Road Short Hills

8:00 AM-10:30 AM
Click here to register for this hike (31 spots remaining)

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps):

Short Hills Wiley Road Entrance

Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 12k

Description

Explore Short Hills and the majestic side trails of Scarlett Tanager, Hemlock. Swayze Falls and Terrace. This is a weekly hike. Register only once for this hike series.

Tue Aug 1 8

Short Hike Pelham Road Short Hills

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Short Hills Pelham Road Entrance
Hike Leader(s): janet davey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate

Description

Moderate hike on the trails around Short Hills Provincial Park

Tue Aug 1 8

Mulmur Hills and Boyne Valley

9:30 AM-2:00 PM
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Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: Tuesday Hikers
Location (Google Maps): BT parking at km 29.4 (BT ed. 29 map 20), GPS N44.1483, W80.1186.
Directions: Go north on Hwy 10 to Hwy 89, right (east) on Hwy 89 2.7 km, left (north) on 1st Line ECL 6.0 km. Turn right into trailhead parking (inconspicuous entrance!). This is just south of Dufferin Road 17 (a.k.a. 10 Sideroad).
Hike Leader(s): Bill McDonald, 519-489-0485 (cell 226-600-4280) Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 14 km out-and-back

Description

From the start point, we’ll follow the main trail south to the Mulmur Lookout (km 21.9) for lunch, then return to the meeting point via the main trail, Oliver Creek Side Trail and Moss Haven Side Trail. Easy surface and pretty creeks. Bring lunch/snack and water.
Afterwards: refreshment/pub stop (pandemic permitting).

Sorry, this hike has reached the maximum amount of hikers allowed.

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 705-351-2494
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: 12 km

Description

Moderate-Strenuous
Terrain: Rocky sections on main trail and flatter areas on side trail.
Bring Water & Lunch

Wed Aug 1 9

Merritt Trail to Rodman Hall

9:15 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: In and Out
Location (Google Maps): 12 mile Creek Parking Lot on Glendale Avenue Near Pelham Rd
Hike Leader(s): Sheila Massey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 6k

Description

Flat hike along the banks of 12 mile creek to Rodman Hall.

Wed Aug 1 9

Evening Hike Fonthill

7:00 PM-8:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Evening Hike
Location (Google Maps):

Harold Black Park, 953 Haist St. Fonthill.

Hike Leader(s): Diane Marlatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Easy

Description

This is a leisurely walk on the Steve Bauer trail and urban sidewalks.

Thu Aug 2 0

Jordan to Moyer / Louth

8:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: In and Out
Location (Google Maps):

Jordan Hollow Park 3039 King St Jordan

Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 12k

Description

From Jordan Hollow Hike the main trail to Moyer Road or Louth and Return. This is a weekly hike. Register only once for Hike Series

Thu Aug 2 0

Short Hike Jordan

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: In and Out
Location (Google Maps): Jordan Hollow Park
Hike Leader(s): Bill Russell Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7k

Description

Hike along the Jordan Creek to Upper Balls Falls or the Jim Rainforth Trail. This is a weekly hike. Only register once for this hike series

Thu Aug 2 0

Laird/Juniper Flats Loop

8:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Peninsula

Location (Google Maps): Dyer’s Bay municipal parking lot (km 114.4)
Hike Leader(s): Tamara Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 8.2

Description

Moderate hike along Juniper Flats Side Trail, main Bruce Trail and Laird Side Trail.  Bring your own water, snacks and lunch.

Thu Aug 2 0

Harrison Park Loop

9:00 AM
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Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Harrison Park parking lot in front of the Harrison Park Inn, Owen Sound
Hike Leader(s): Maureen McFarland Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Strenuous: Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing.
Distance: 6.2 km

Description

We will hike north on the Harrison Park Side Trail to the main trail, south on the main trail to the Harrison Park Side Trail, and back to the parking lot.  This a beautiful section of the trail with a wide variety of terrain.  The main trail section is challenging with very rocky terrain, requiring clambering over and around large boulders.  Good footwear is needed.  Map 32.  Call or text 647-918-4180.

Sat Aug 2 2

E2E #1 of 10 - Grimsby to Thirty Rd

8:00 AM-1:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Lion’s Community Pool
Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Fast
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 16km

Description

Hike the entire Niagara Section over 10 weeks.  Due to Covid19, we will be completing this as a series of in and out hikes.  This series will start in Grimsby and end in Queenston (83km).  Upon successfully completing the entire Niagara section you can purchase a Niagara e2e badge.

Meet at Lions Community Pool, 1 Elm St, Grimsby.  Hiking to top of Thirty Rd and back.

We recommend that you bring extra water, snacks and poles.

Sat Aug 2 2

Dufferin County Forest - Medium

8:00 AM-1:30 PM
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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 705-730-8481 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

Description

Moderate terrain
Located at 937513 Airport Rd, 10km north of Hwy 89
Bring Water & snack/Lunch

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Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: Cancelled
Location (Google Maps): Km 34.2 Bognor Marsh Roadside parking 4th Concession North. Take 4th Concession N south off of Highway 26 follow to the end for roadside parking
Hike Leader(s): Patricia Foley, Tristan Goguen, Tony Riggs and Jackie Foster Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections
Distance: 21 Km

Description

This is the  eighth of our Sydenham Series in 10 hikes.  Registration is required.  The terrain is variable please prepare for  muddy and slippery conditions depending on the weather.  Sturdy boots and hiking poles are recommended.  Please bring adequate water, snacks, lunch and appropriate clothing for the weather. These are all car pool hikes.  Hike today is south bound from the  the  Bayview Escarpment  Side Trail to the Bognor Marsh side Trail.

Sat Aug 2 2

Bayview Nature Reserve

1:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): St. Vincent-Sydenham Townline north of Hwy. 26 where the road jogs west
Hike Leader(s): Bill Snel Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
Distance: 4.6 km

Description

Hike from km 55.2 on the Bayview Escarpment side trail and then main trail counter clockwise.  Map 30.  For more information email w.snel2@gmail.com or call landline (519) 470-0584.

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Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land

Location (Google Maps): Km 18.7 road side parking on 4th Concession South approximately 1 Km north of Holland-Sydenham Townline. Map 29
Hike Leader(s): Patricia Foley, Tristan Goguen, Tony Riggs and Jackie Foster Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections
Distance: 17.3

Description

This is the  ninth of our Sydenham Series in 10 hikes.  Registration is required.  The terrain is variable please prepare for  muddy and slippery conditions depending on the weather.  Sturdy boots and hiking poles are recommended.  Please bring adequate water, snacks, lunch and appropriate clothing for the weather. These are all car pool hikes.  Hike today is south bound  from the  Bognor Marsh Side Trail  junction with the main trail back to km 18.7.

Tue Aug 2 5

Long Hike Wiley Road Short Hills

8:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps):

Short Hills Wiley Road Entrance

Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 12k

Description

Explore Short Hills and the majestic side trails of Scarlett Tanager, Hemlock. Swayze Falls and Terrace. This is a weekly hike. Register only once for this hike series.

Tue Aug 2 5

Short Hike Pelham Road Short Hills

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Short Hills Pelham Road Entrance
Hike Leader(s): janet davey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate

Description

Moderate hike on the trails around Short Hills Provincial Park

Tue Aug 2 5

Island Lake – Get Back into Shape

9:30 AM-12:00 PM
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Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: Tuesday Hikers
Location (Google Maps): Meet at 9:15 for a 9:30 departure at the NW parking lot to Island Lake Conservation Area. The parking lot entrance is on the south side of Hockley Road 370 meters east of the stoplight on Highway 10 at Hockley Road a.k.a. County Road 16 and opposite Mono-Amaranth Public School.
Hike Leader(s): Peter Ostrowski Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hour or less
Terrain: Easy – mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: 10 km

Description

This is a very easy and enjoyable 10 km loop walk designed to get you back into hiking and rid of those extra pounds. Island Lake is a scenic nature walk through marshlands (about 2 km of boardwalk) and across two islands.

No dropout, hiking boots, no dogs, bring 1 liter of water and snack. Register online for the hike. Maximum group size 10; physical distancing to be observed throughout the hike.

Wed Aug 2 6

Silent Valley Loop

9:00 AM
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Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): At the north end of 2nd Concession South where the road ends, at the start of the Silent Valley Side Trail (southeast of km 37.0).
Hike Leader(s): Maureen McFarland Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing, Strenuous: Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing.
Distance: 4.5 km

Description

From the parking area, we will hike to the Wilson Homestead to the main trail, then take the Avalanche Side Trail back to the Silent Valley Side Trail to the parking area.  This is a beautiful area of varied terrain featuring the remains of the Wilson homestead, a plane that crashed in 1970 and an area of huge boulders below the cliff face.  Good footwear is required.  Approximately 2 hours.  Map 30.  Call or text 647-918-4180.

Wed Aug 2 6

Nottawasaga Bluffs

9:00 AM-12:00 PM
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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): Mary Jane McIntyre 705-481-1269 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 7 km

Description

Moderate terrain
Parking at 15/16 Side Road in Singhampton
Loop hike through the Bluffs,
varied terrain and views.
Bring Water & Snack

Wed Aug 2 6

Evening Hike Merritt Island

7:00 PM-8:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Evening Hike
Location (Google Maps):

Parking Lot on Merritt Island at the west end of cross street Welland

Hike Leader(s): Diane Marlatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 7k

Description

Flat hike along paved trail alongside the Welland Canal

Thu Aug 2 7

Jordan to Moyer / Louth

8:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: In and Out
Location (Google Maps):

Jordan Hollow Park 3039 King St Jordan

Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 12k

Description

From Jordan Hollow Hike the main trail to Moyer Road or Louth and Return. This is a weekly hike. Register only once for Hike Series

Thu Aug 2 7

Short Hike Jordan

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: In and Out
Location (Google Maps): Jordan Hollow Park
Hike Leader(s): Bill Russell Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7k

Description

Hike along the Jordan Creek to Upper Balls Falls or the Jim Rainforth Trail. This is a weekly hike. Only register once for this hike series

Sat Aug 2 9

RIM2Rim #1

8:00 AM-3:00 PM
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Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

Location (Google Maps): Parking at Gibraltar Sideroad 6.
Hike Leader(s): Hart Fischer 705-606-0507 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: 19.5 km

Description

Parking at Gibraltar Sideroad 6.
We will follow John Haigh Side trail until it joins main trail, follow main trail across Pretty River Rd,
across Jardine SR, up the hill to Singhampton Caves
continue to Osprey/Clearview townline.
Halfway there, now retrace your steps back!

Sat Aug 2 9

E2E #2 of 10 Quarry Rd to Thirty Rd

8:00 AM-12:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Quarry Rd, Beamsville
Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Fast
Terrain: Strenuous
Distance: 16 km

Description

Hike the entire Niagara Section over 10 weeks.  Due to Covid19, we will be completing this as a series of in and out hikes.  This series will start in Grimsby and end in Queenston (83km).  Upon successfully completing the entire Niagara section you can purchase a Niagara e2e badge.

Meet Quarry Rd, Beamsville and hike to the top of Thirty Rd towards Grimsby and back.

We recommend that you bring extra water, snacks and poles.

Sat Aug 2 9

John Haigh Side Trail

9:00 AM-12:00 PM
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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): Catherine Trembling 416-655-2021 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

Description

Moderate terrain
Park at 2nd line and 6th Side Rd.
Hiking south to join main trail at km 49.1,
continue north on main trail to km 51.1,
Returning to cars along 6th Side Rd.
Great views.
Bring Water & Snack

Sun Aug 3 0

Clearview/Pines Loop

1:15 PM
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Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: Family Hike
Location (Google Maps): Park on the roadside or in the parking lot on the west side of County Road 11, just before the road veers east (east of km 74.5).
Hike Leader(s): Judy Kirsten Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
Terrain: Easy: Mostly flat and good footing., There might be muddy sections.
Distance: 4-6 km

Description

This loop hike takes us through forests and a stream valley (4-6 km).  There may be wet or muddy sections.  Map 31

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