Beaver Valley

Notice: Hiking Program Paused

The hiking program of all 9 Bruce Trail Clubs is currently paused until until all areas along the Niagara Escarpment and the Greater Toronto Area are at least in the orange zone of provincial COVID-19 public health measures.

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June

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley
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Location (Google Maps): Maps 26, 27 Meet at 8:30 a.m. at km 85.5, Side road 13A, access from 7th Line
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: 31.3 km

We will shuttle to km 54, roadside parking at the west end of North St., west of County Rd 13, at the north end of Eugenia.  Bring lunch, snacks and sufficient water.  Participants must register with leader.

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley
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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.

Tue Jun 0 4

Falling Water East

10:00 AM

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley
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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.

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley
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Location (Google Maps): Map 26 Meet at at km 63.2 in the Hogg’s Falls parking lot.
Hike Leader(s): Claire Ellenwood Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
Pace: Leisurely, Medium
Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
Length of Hike: 2 to 3 hours km

A botanical walk, a loop from the main parking lot at Hogg’s Falls to see some of the bottomland plant species as well as travelling through the deciduous forest to take a look at some of the ephemeral spring flowers along the upper valley edge. Bring water and a snack.  After the hike, Claire will be offering a visit to Ontario Flora’s Native Plant Nursery, if anyone wishes to continue to the nursery it is a short drive away (15 minute drive).

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley
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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.

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.

Wed Jun 1 9

Bruce Peninsula National Park

7:30 AM

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.

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.

Sun Jun 2 3

Kids Hike Sligo Side Trail

2:00 PM

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.

Mon Jun 2 4

Sydenham Massie Forest Trails

10:00 AM

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

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.

Sat Jun 2 9

Margaret Paull Side Trail Loop

1:30 PM

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