Beaver Valley

Notice: Hiking Program & COVID-19

Some Bruce Trail Clubs are restarting their hiking program on July 1st. During this time, hikes are for BTC members only and pre-registration is required. Group size is limited to 10.

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To view all Bruce Trail Conservancy Hikes click here

  • 02
    October 2, 2019

    Fall Colours Hike Hogg’s Falls

    10:00 AM
    10/02/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at 10:00 am at Johnson’s Sideroad parking km 70.2 Map 26
    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: 7 km

    Description

    We will carpool from Johnston’s Sideroad to Hogg’s Falls parking (63.2) for a hike which will highlight the early fall colours in the valley. Bring a snack and water.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
    3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
    6. Please leave dogs at home.

     

  • 06
    October 6, 2019

    Bruce Trail Day Exploratory Hike at Metcalfe Rock

    10:00 AM
    10/06/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Metcalfe Rock parking lot, 10th Line.
    Hike Leader(s): Judy Galloway Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Leisurely, Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: Approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours km

    Description

    Celebrate Bruce Trail Day with an exploratory hike in the Metcalfe Rock area.  This is an imposing piece of escarpment which you’ll see from below and above.  Watch rock climbers tackle the heights, see the fall colours across the landscape.  There may be an opportunity to do a bit of scrambling yourself if the group feels energetic.

  • 08
    October 8, 2019

    Sydenham - Walters Falls

    9:00 AM
    10/08/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet on 2nd Concession S. to carpool to the start of the hike on St. Vincent-Sydenham Townline. Map 29
    Hike Leader(s): Mike Arkless Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 7 km

    Description

    The hike will go through the Walters Falls Management Area and we will walk along both sides of the river taking in Walters Falls itself.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
    3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
    6. Please leave dogs at home.

  • 10
    October 10, 2019

    Kolapore Uplands to Metcalfe Rock - extended version

    9:00 AM
    10/10/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Metcalfe Rock parking lot on 10th Line, near km 27.9 Map 25 We will carpool to 12th Sideroad.
    Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 9.1 km

    Description

    This hike will pass the historic Old Mail Road which was used from the 1830’s until the 1850’s.  We then continue until the culmination of the hike at the spectacular Metcalfe Rock, where a bit of scrambling will be optional!

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
    3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
    6. Please leave dogs at home.

  • 17
    October 17, 2019

    Dufferin Hi-Land Mono Cliff Loop

    10:00 AM
    10/17/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the parking lot at the Mono Community Centre (200 m south of Mono Centre) Map 19
    Hike Leader(s): Bruce King;Val Jones Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 8 km

    Description

    This is a loop hike using side trails and main trail in Mono Cliffs Provincial Park.  Optional lunch to follow at Mono Cliffs Inn.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
    3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
    6. Please leave dogs at home.