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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 have your guests register for hikes using your member number.

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Sat May 0 2

Cancelled - 12 Mile Creek Loop

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Welland Vale Rd Pump station 8. 43°09’36.2″N 79°15’39.9″W 43.160068, -79.261092
Hike Leader(s): Vince Zvonar Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 16 km

Description

Hike the trails on the Banks of 12 mile Creek

Sat May 0 2

Cancelled - Hunt for Edibles

9:00 AM-11:00 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Bailey Bridge Parking lot, (West of 21st Street Jordan).
Hike Leader(s): Bill Russell Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7.6 km

Description

Loop Hike through wooded trail foraging for wild edible treats

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Leisurely
Location (Google Maps): DeCew House, DeCew Rd, Thorold (Map 3, km 29.8)
Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 5.3 km

Description

This hike follows the main trail along Moody lake to the Morningstar Mill side trail, past the DeCew Falls to Morningstar Mill.

 

Wed May 0 6

Cancelled - Lock 1

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Parking Lot, Lock 1 Welland Canal Parkway 43°12’59.3″N 79°12’50.6″W
Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 5 km

Description

Hike by the Port Weller Dry Docks West side besides the Welland Canal

Sat May 0 9

Cancelled - Short Hills Side Trail Loop

9:00 AM-1:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Roland Road Short Hills Access. Map 3
Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 19 km

Description

Loop hike through Short Hills. Scarlett Tanager to Hemlock Valley Trail, Terrace Creek, Black Walnut and Swayze Falls Trail

 

Sat May 0 9

Cancelled - Louth Conservation Area

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Louth Conservation Parking Lot, Staff Ave, Jordan Station (Map 3).
Hike Leader(s): Karen Limardi Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 5 km

Description

Connect to the main trail from the parking lot and follow Louth side trail in a loop to rejoin main trail back to staff avenue. Stop and view louth falls.

 

Sun May 1 0

Cancelled - 12 Mile Creek Loop

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Rotary Park, Pelham Road
Hike Leader(s): Bernice Thiessen Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6 km

Description

Hike along the trails around 12 mile creek

 

Mon May 1 1

Cancelled - Monthly - Leisure Hike 2nd Monday

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara

Location (Google Maps):

109 St. Paul Crescent, St. Catharines, ON L2S 1M3

Hike Leader(s): Sheila Massey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 4 km

Description

A leisurely stroll along the banks of 12 mile creek

 

Mon May 1 1

Cancelled - Rim of Africa

9:00 PM-10:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Night
Location (Google Maps): Wiley Rd. entrance to Short Hills. Map 3 35.2km
Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6 km

Description

Loop Hike in Short Hills following Main trail and Black Walnut Side trail

 

Wed May 1 3

Cancelled - Devil's Hole Niagara Gorge USA

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Devils Hole State Parking Lot 43°07’58.5″N 79°02’51.6″W 43.132922, -79.047669
Hike Leader(s): Marion Hanover Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Strenuous
Distance: 7.8 km

Description

Off road trail with a 225 metre climb and decent deep inside the Niagara Gorge. Note this is on the US side of the Niagara river so bring passports.

 

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Event Hikes
Location (Google Maps): Parking lot “Zone 2, Lot T” at Brock University, 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way St Catharines On L2S3A1. (Map #3). The bus will take you to Balls Falls.
Registration Required http://bit.ly/Niagarae2e20

Distance: 26.4 km

Description

Hike the entire Niagara Section (80 km) of the Bruce Trail in 3 days.

Niagara End 2 End Hike Coordinator email: debbie.niagarae2e@gmail.com

cell: 905-401-8900

Checkpoints: Rockway Community Centre, Short Hills @ Wiley Road parking lot, parking Lot Brock University.

 

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Event Hikes
Location (Google Maps): Queenston Heights Park, South Terminus Cairn, 14184 Niagara Pkwy Niagara On The Lake (Map #1, 0.0 km). The bus will take you to Brock University.
Registration Required http://bit.ly/Niagarae2e20

Distance: 28.6 km

Description

Hike the entire Niagara Section (80 km) of the Bruce Trail in 3 days.

Niagara End 2 End Hike Coordinator email: debbie.niagarae2e@gmail.com

cell: 905-401-8900

Checkpoints: Merritt Street/Ball Ave., Mewburn Road, Queenston Heights Park.

 

Wed May 2 0

Cancelled - Malcolmson Eco Park

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Malcolmson Park at end of Niagara St & Lakeshore Rd, St.Cath.
Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 6 km

Description

Hike the waterfront trail in Malcolmson Eco Park Flat trails making it easy for walking. Hike may run along the canal or venture through the wooded area. Very peaceful and serene.

 

Sat May 2 3

Cancelled - Swayze Falls Loop

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Roland Road Short Hills Access. Map 3

Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7 km

Description

From the parking lot follow the trail and join the main trail to Swayze Falls. Continue along the trail through grasslands bird boxes and join the Swayze Falls side trail back to Roland Road

 

Sat May 2 3

Cancelled - Dump to Dump

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Car Pool
Location (Google Maps): Glenridge Quarry Parking Lot St Davids Road 43°07’08.1″N 79°14’21.4″W Map 3 Carpool to the upper parking lot of Fireman’s Park, Niagara Falls.
Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 17 km

Description

See how a dump can be turned into a naturalization space to be enjoyed by hikers, walkers, families and bird watchers. Hike on the Bruce Trail between these two former dump sites. Get great area overviews from the top of the dump.

Sun May 2 4

Cancelled - Fonthill Loop

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Harold Black Park, 953 Haist St. Fonthill.
Hike Leader(s): Debbie Demizio Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 5 km

Description

This is a leisurely walk on the Steve Bauer trail and urban sidewalks.

Wed May 2 7

Cancelled - Fireman's Park Loop

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Upper parking lot, corner of Dorchester & Mountain Road, Niagara Falls Map 2 (Google Maps)
Hike Leader(s): Marion Hanover Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7.6 km

Description

Loop Hike through wooded trail close to railway tracks and onto Fireman’s park side trail. (now the main trail) back to Dorchester Road

Sat May 3 0

Cancelled - Queenston to Woodend

9:00 AM-1:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Car Pool
Location (Google Maps): Woodend Conservation Area off Taylor Road (Map 2) Car Pool to Queenston
Hike Leader(s): Bruce Manion Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 15.2 km

Description

Following the main trail from the Cairn to Woodend in a direction not familiar with most hikers

Sat May 3 0

Cancelled - Wiley Road to Morningstar Mill

9:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: In and Out
Location (Google Maps): Wiley Rd. entrance to Short Hills. Map 3 35.2km

Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7 km

Description

Following the main trail from Short Hills to Morningstar Mill. View the Falls and visit the historic mill. There will be a 30 minute stop at the mill. Morningstar Mill features a working grist mill rebuilt in 1872, and the home of the Morningstar family until 1932.

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Leisurely
Location (Google Maps): DeCew House, DeCew Rd, Thorold (Map 3, km 29.8)
Hike Leader(s): Sylvia Wheeler Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 5.3 km

Description

This hike follows the main trail along Moody lake to the Morningstar Mill side trail, past the DeCew Falls to Morningstar Mill.