Iroquoia

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

  • 01
    January 1, 2020

    New Years Day Hikes at DVCA

    12:00 PM-4:00 AM
    01/01/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Special Event
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area
    Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 3-4 km

    Description

    Start 2020 right with a New Year’s Day hike in the beautiful Dundas Valley Conservation Area. Bring your family, friends, and neighbours for a free, enjoyable winter afternoon walk with the Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club. Please note that walks are free but there is an entrance free to the conservation area. No registration required.

    All walks will start at 12:30 p.m. from the trail centre. We will be holding one-hour walks and a two hour walk. After the walks, join us in the Trail Centre for warm drinks, snacks and a chance to chat with others and wish them a Happy New Year. Door prizes after the two hour hike and the one hour hikes. Wear layers and good walking boots.

    Please note: Parking fee: $10 per car/Seniors $8, if you don’t have a Hamilton Conservation Area annual pass. You can purchase an annual pass there that gives you 366 days to experience beautiful waterfalls, nature trails, and program discounts in 2020 which is a leap year!

    More events and hikes on our website https://www.iroquoia.on.ca/
    Contact Anne Armstrong  hikingrandma@gmail.com or Bron brontreg@cogeco.ca 905-637-7136 for more information.

  • 02
    January 2, 2020

    Mountsberg Conservation Area

    9:30 AM-1:00 AM
    01/02/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Mountsberg Conservation Area, 2259 Milburough Line, Hamilton
    Hike Leader(s): Steven White Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 12km

    Description

    Meet at parking lot inside Mountsberg Conservation Area – we will hike Pioneer Creek Trail and Lakeshore Lookout Trail.  Bring hiking boots, icers, water, snack, lunch.  No dogs please. Pub/Refreshment stop to follow

    email stevenwhite901@gmail.com to register or text to 289-242-9415

  • 05
    January 5, 2020

    Bronte Creek Provincial Park

    9:00 AM-12:30 PM
    01/05/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Orchard Community Park parking lot on the north side of Blue Spruce Avenue just east of Sutton Drive in Burlington.
    Hike Leader(s): Stuart Law Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Enjoy a quiet Sunday morning exploring the west side of the Twelve Mile Creek in Bronte Provincial Park with fellow Forest Bathers as we trundle through woodland and then descend the valley to the creek that William Lyon Mackenzie had to cross in a hurry in the aftermath of the failed 1837 Upper Canada Rebellion.  We will check out Spruce Lane Farm and hopefully some farm animals too.  The trail could very well be icy so please bring your icers as well as a snack and a warm drink.  Please pre-register at stuarthikes@gmail.com so that I can get an idea of numbers and let you know if the hike has to be cancelled for any reason.  Thank you.

  • 05
    January 5, 2020

    Junior Hiker/Kerns Road

    10:30 AM-12:15 PM
    01/05/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Junior Hiker
    Location (Google Maps): City View Park/Kerns Road (South of Dundas. South Parking Lot) Map 11.
    Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: Approx. 5 km.

    Description

    Come explore this part of the Bruce Trail, giving excellent views over the escarpment towards Hamilton and Burlington. Park in the south parking lot of City View Park, on the east side of Kerns Rd. Bring water and a snack. Icers may be necessary. Some short, rocky sections. Please register with the leader before the hike. (Winter Badges will be distributed. Badges cost $5.)
    Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

  • 06
    January 6, 2020

    Iroquoia Winter E2E – 1 of 6 (19.4km)

    8:30 AM-2:30 PM
    01/06/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Grimsby Lions Community Pool – north of km 0.0 Enter at 1 Elm St located at the south end of Coronation Park (30 cars) N 43.193201, W 79.565301
    Shuttle to Devil’s Punch Bowl Conservation Area km 19.4 Enter from Ridge Rd, east of Centennial Parkway. Day-use fee is charged (20 cars) N 43.211275, W 79.754991
    Hike Leader(s): Steven White Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 19.4km

    Description

    For those looking to enjoy some winter hiking or to complete Iroquoia E2E and achieve their Winter badge, I have planned 6 Monday hikes. Please register ahead of the hike, so I can do car shuttle planning and to contact hikers if inclement weather requires us to re-schedule the hike. Email stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415
    Bring water, snack, lunch, hiking boots, icers. Sorry no dogs.