Beaver Valley

Notice: Hiking Program & COVID-19

Hikes are currently open for BTC members and guests only. Registration is required. Group size is limited to 10. The wearing of masks on our hikes is strongly recommended. Members, please have your guests register for hikes using your member number.

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< 2019 >
July
  • 03
    July 3, 2019

    Pacific Slope Friendship Trail

    10:00 AM
    07/03/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Map 26 Meet at km 72.8 on 12th Concession/Graham’s Hill, access from 7th Line,
    Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Strenuous
    Length of Hike: 9.6 km

    Description

    A hike with lots of ups and downs, running water and views.  Bring snacks and water.

  • 06
    July 6, 2019

    Off-trail Exploration of the Niagara Escarpment in the Kolapore Uplands

    10:00 AM
    07/06/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Map 25 Meet at the Kolapore parking lot on Grey Road 2, .5 km south of km 23.8.
    Hike Leader(s): Bruce King Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Length of Hike: 8 km

    Description

    We will initially hike on part of the Kolapore trails, and then go off trail along the base of the Niagara Escarpment, then return on the Kolapore trails.  Hiking distance is about 8 km, but hiking time is 3 – 3 1/2 hours due to some rough terrain.  Bring lunch and water.

  • 09
    July 9, 2019

    Sligo to Epping

    9:30 AM
    07/09/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Map 27 Meet at Epping-John Muir Lookout parking lot on Grey Rd. 7, (just south of km 92.8)
    Hike Leader(s): Anne McGariggle Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 7.0 km

    Description

    A hike taking in the Sligo Side Trail with connecting main trail.

  • 12
    July 12, 2019

    Webwood to Blantyre

    10:00 AM
    07/12/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Map 28 Meet at km 114.3, Blantyre on the shoulder of Grey Rd. 12
    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: 13.6 km

    Description

    The hike begins at pretty Webwood Falls and makes its way to the terminus of the Beaver Valley section at Blantyre. Bring snacks and water.

  • 20
    July 20, 2019

    Flowers, Ferns and Karst Landform Walk

    10:00 AM
    07/20/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Map 26 Meet at roadside parking west of km 79.7 on 7th Line at the beginning of the Wodehouse Karst Side Trail.
    Hike Leader(s): Claire Ellenwood Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Leisurely, Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 2 to 3 hours km

    Description

    Join us for a botanical walk to see all the interesting flowers that make their home around two examples of Wodehouse Karst topography. We will be traveling through new forests and old field habitats to the Karst area.  If time allows we will travel further to take in the deciduous forest with wonderful views along the upper edge of the Beaver Valley, ending off at Bill’s Creek karst waterfall which is another example of a rare escarpment landform.  Bring snacks and water.

    After the Hike, Ontario Flora will be having a Open House Celebration and Plant Sale in the afternoon and evening (check website –  ontarioflora.ca) with special art showing of Kevin Post’s native plant art and photography (5 minute drive).