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Notice: Hiking Program & COVID-19

Hikes are currently open for BTC members and guests only. Registration is required. Group size is limited. Each Bruce Trail Club is setting its own timeline for reintroducing hikes and increasing group size limits within Provincial guidelines. Members, please register guests using your member number and the guest’s name.

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December
Sun Dec 0 1

Swayze Falls Loop

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Meet Roland Road Short Hills parking lot. (Map 3, 40.5 8km)
Hike Leader(s): Alicia Aitchison Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6km

Description

Tue Dec 0 3

WINTER FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS HIKE

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Evening Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Dufferin Island parking lot, Niagara Parkway, south of the Falls. Park in angled parking spots at the base of Burning Spring Hill. WFOL has become a tradition for many with over 3 million lights displayed along the parkway. Come and experience new and old displays that are sure to delight. Bring a flashlight or headlamp. Depending upon the weather, icers and poles may be helpful. Easy terrain, Moderate pace.
Hike Leader(s): Bruce Manion Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 7km

Description

Wed Dec 0 4

George Nicholson Memorial Trail

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Leisurely
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at Happy Rolfs parking lot. 650 Read Rd.

Hike Leader(s): Larry Lloyd Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6 km

Description

Fri Dec 0 6

Niagara-On-the-Lake Loop - Urban Hike

9:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Urban
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at Veteran’s Lane & King Street NOTL

Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield, Paul Rogers Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 6 km

Description

Sat Dec 0 7

Long Hike at Short Hills

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Roland Rd car park GPS 43.090176,-79.305133
Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 17km

Description

Sat Dec 0 7

Niagara Glen (Gorge)

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at the Whirlpool (wooden) stairs parking lot (across from the Whirlpool Golf Course), Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls.

Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Strenuous
Distance: 8km

Description

Sun Dec 0 8

Merritt Island

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps):

Meet Merritt Island parking lot, west end of Cross St. Welland.

Hike Leader(s): Sylvia Wheeler Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 9 km

Description

Mon Dec 0 9

Rotary Park - Monthly Hike

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at Rotary Park, Pelham Road, St.Catharines.

Hike Leader(s): Sheila Massey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6 km

Description

Mon Dec 0 9

Rim of Africa - Night Hike

8:00 PM-10:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Night
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at Wiley Road parking lot.

Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7 km

Description

Bring headlamp/flashlight, hiking poles and ice grips.

Wed Dec 1 1

Niagara Glen (Gorge)

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at the Whirlpool (wooden) stairs parking lot (across from the Whirlpool Golf Course), Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls.

Hike Leader(s): Marion Hanover Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Strenuous
Distance: 8km

Description

Fri Dec 1 3

Niagara-On-the-Lake Loop - Urban Hike

9:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Urban
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at Veteran’s Lane & King Street NOTL

Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield, Paul Rogers Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 6 km

Description

Sat Dec 1 4

Rockway to Shorthills Loop

9:00 AM-12:15 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at Rockway Community Centre, 2021 Pelham Rd, Lincoln. (Map 3, km 45.1)

Hike Leader(s): Jacques Boilard Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Strenuous
Distance: 14 km

Description

Sat Dec 1 4

Centennial Gardens

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at the parking lot on Oakdale Ave, just below the old hospital
Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7 km

Description

Sun Dec 1 5

Decew Loop

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at DeCew House, DeCew Rd, Thorold (Map 3, km 29.8)

Hike Leader(s): Debbie Demizio Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6km

Description

Wed Dec 1 8

Malcolmson Park

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps):

Meet in Malcolmson Park at end of Niagara St & Lakeshore Rd, St.Catharines.

Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6 km

Description

Fri Dec 2 0

Niagara-On-the-Lake Loop - Urban Hike

9:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Urban
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at Veteran’s Lane & King Street NOTL

Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield, Paul Rogers Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 6 km

Description

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Event Hikes
Location (Google Maps):

Description

Sat Dec 2 1

Mono Cliffs in Winter

9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Car Pool
Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land Map 19. Parking by Mono Community Centre N44.026194, W80.071516. Hike several loops within beautiful Mono Cliffs. Distance & pace depends on trail conditions. Icers or snow shoes may be req’d. M-s. Alan Laver will coordinate Carpooling from Victoria QEW parking lot at 7:30. Pre-register with hike leader.
Hike Leader(s): Galina Szlapetis Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Strenuous
Distance: 12km

Description

Sat Dec 2 1

Cave Springs Witch Hunt

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet-parking lot on Quarry Rd., Beamsville (Map 4, km 65.0).
Hike Leader(s): Bill Russell Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7 km

Description

Discover the history of the 19th Century Quarry Pioneers and the Cave Spring Witch.

Sun Dec 2 2

Centennial Park/THB – Fenwick

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet in Centennial Park parking, Fenwick, ON
Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 8 km

Description

Wed Dec 2 5

Christmas Day Hike

12:00 PM-1:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Event Hikes
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Dufferin Island parking lot, Niagara Parkway, south of the Falls. Park in angled parking spots at the base of Burning Spring Hill. Make room for Christmas Dinner by going for a hike around Niagara Falls.
Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 7 km

Description

Fri Dec 2 7

Niagara-On-the-Lake Loop - Urban Hike

9:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Urban
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at Veteran’s Lane & King Street NOTL

Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield, Paul Rogers Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 6 km

Description

Sat Dec 2 8

Bert Lowe/Merritt/BT Loop

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at Merritt Trail parking lot beside Sobeys, 344 GlendaleAve. St.Catharines. (Map 3, km 21.9)

Hike Leader(s): Vince Zvonar Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 19 km

Description

Sat Dec 2 8

Merritt Trail Loop

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps):

Meet-12 Mile Creek parking lot on Glendale Ave near Pelham Road St. Catharines.

Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7 km

Description

Sun Dec 2 9

George Nicholson Memorial Trail

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at Happy Rolfs parking lot. 650 Read Rd.

Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6 km

Description

Mon Dec 3 0

Iroquoia Winter End to End #1

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Car Pool
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Kilbride School (north end of Panton St) N 43.427756⁰ W 79.937991⁰ Carpool to Kelso
Hike Leader(s): Lauren Doig Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 15.2 km

Description

Kelso to Kilbride School. Bring Icers and poles.

 

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at Short Hills Wiley Road entrance, Parking Lot C

Hike Leader(s): Sheila Massey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Strenuous
Distance: 9 km

Description