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

< 2019 >
October 27 - November 02
  • 27
    October 27, 2019
    No events
  • 28
    October 28, 2019

    Trout Hollow Meaford

    9:30 AM
    10/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Beautiful Joe Park in Meaford.
    Hike Leader(s): Audrey Woods-Dobie Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Leisurely, Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 1 to 1 1/2 hours km

    Description

    This hike will take us along the historically significant northwest side of the Bighead River.

    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.

  • 29
    October 29, 2019
    No events
  • 30
    October 30, 2019

    Slough of Despond Loop

    9:00 AM
    10/30/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): 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): Maureen McFarland 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 sections with water on the trail.
    Distance: 13.5 kms

    Description

    This hike will follow the main trail and Slough of Despond Side Trail through forest and wetland and along the escarpment. This area is designated as an Area of Natural and Scientific Interest. Bring a lunch or snacks and water. Approximately 4 hours. Map 34. This is a joint hike with Sydenham Club. For more information, call or text 647-918-4180.

  • 31
    October 31, 2019
    No events
  • 01
    November 1, 2019

    Lora Bay

    1:00 PM
    11/01/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Lora Bay Golf Club off Highway 26 between Thornbury and Meaford.
    Hike Leader(s): Dale Burgess Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Easy
    Length of Hike: 1 1/2 to 2 hours km

    Description

    This is a leisurely walk on the golf trails in Lora Bay, with an optional Tim Horton’s visit after the walk.

  • 02
    November 2, 2019

    2 Day Falling Water Badge Hike #1

    9:00 AM
    11/02/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Hogg’s Falls parking lot km 63.2 Lower Valley Road, Map 26, to carpool to the Beaver Valley Ski Club parking lot.
    Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some rocky footing, Some steep sections, Strenuous
    Length of Hike: 14 km

    Description

    Earn the 2 day Falling Water badge in a weekend!  See badge below.  We’ll travel up and down the length of the Beaver Valley at a medium pace (lots of beautiful views and lots of climbs).  The fall colours should still be good.  Bring lunch and sufficient 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.