Caledon Hills

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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  • Cancelled – Duncan Crevice Caves loop hike
    9:30 AM-1:30 PM
    04/07/2020

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: Tuesday Hikers
    Location (Google Maps): Duncan Crevice Caves Nature Reserve – Kolapore Uplands – Beaver Valley loop hike. Map 25
    Hike Leader(s): Doris Harper 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

    We will hike the main trail and the Chuck Grant Side Trail to form a 12 km loop around Duncan Crevice Caves Provincial Nature Reserve. For the more adventurous, we can explore the short but challenging Metcalfe Crevice Side Trail. Bring water and snacks. Refreshment stop afterwards

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  • Cancelled – Oak Ridges Trail at Mary Lake
    3:00 PM-7:30 PM
    04/21/2020

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: Tuesday Hikers
    Location (Google Maps): Seneca College, King Campus. Enter at gatehouse on Dufferin St. approximately 2.5 km north of King Rd. There is a parking fee – details of costs and procedure to follow.
    Hike Leader(s): Barbara Euler (cell phone on day of hike only 416-578-1744) 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 “there and back” with some loops

    Description

    We will hike on the Oak Ridges Trail and some of its side trails. We’ll visit some historic properties including Eaton Hall, Sir Henry Pellat’s barn, Mary Lake Augustine Monastery and will also stop at Pine Farms Orchard for apple products, baked goods and hot beverages. There will probably be some early spring wildflowers.

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  • Cancelled – Folks of the Credit, Maps 14 and 15
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    04/28/2020

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: Tuesday Hikers
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Folks of The Credit / Dominion Street. Park at designated parking alongside the road.
    Go north on Highway 410 which becomes Hurontario Street, turn left on Folks of the Credit Rd., drive about 4 kilometres to roadside parking near Dominion Street.
    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

    We will hike the main Bruce Trail, Dorothy Medhurst Side Trail and return to car park. Drop out available at this point after 5 km. Then we head south towards Bellfountain hiking Trimble Side Trail and Crow’s Nest Side Trail, stopping at Belfountain for snack break. Will walk to a local restaurant near Belfountain for coffee / tea. After that will return to cars tracing the same trail. Bring water and snack. No dogs please.

  • Cancelled – Rattray Marsh and Waterfront Trail
    9:30 AM-1:00 PM
    04/28/2020

    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

    This is an easy walk through Rattray Marsh and parts of the Waterfront Trail towards Port Credit.

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  • Cancelled – Peninsula End-to-End Hike #1 of 12, Map 42
    10:00 AM-2:30 PM
    04/30/2020

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: End-to-End
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the end point at Little Cove Rd. parking area at km 158.3. Shuttle to the start point in Tobermory and meet at the cairn at Little Tub Harbour. We will be hiking this End-to-End series from north to south.
    Hike Leader(s): Nancy Mooney 289-218-6879 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
    Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8.1 km Shuttle hike from km 166.4 – km 158.3

    Description

    This is hike 1 of 12 hikes that will complete the Peninsula Section. There will be scenic lookouts over Georgian Bay and opportunities for photos, however, the pace will be 15 – 20 minutes per kilometre. Please dress in layers and bring extra socks and shoes for after the hike. Bug spray, sunscreen, rain poncho, hat, lunch, and water are necessary.

    *no dogs please.
    ** we will likely hike in rain but not thunderstorms or high humidity (40+)

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