Niagara

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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  • e2e # 10
    8:00 AM-1:00 PM
    08/01/2020

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Grimsby Lions Pool
    Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Fast
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 14.8 km

    Description

    The final of the series of 10 Niagara e2e hikes.  Meet at Grimsby Lions Community Pool, Elm St., Grimsby.  Hike to top of Thirty Rd and back.

    It is recommended to bring extra water, snack and poles.

    Please maintain social distancing between hikers.

    Those who have completed all 10 hikes or the entire Niagara section can purchase a badge for $5.

  • e2e #10 of 10
    8:00 AM-1:00 PM
    08/01/2020

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Grimsby Lions Community Pool, 1 Elm St, Grimsby
    Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Fast
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 14.8 km

    Description

    Hike from Grimsby to top of 30 Rd at Walker Rd and back.  If you have completed all 10 hikes, bring $5 to purchase the Niagara E2E badge.

     

  • e2e #10 of 10
    8:00 AM-1:15 PM
    08/01/2020

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Grimsby Lions Community Pool, 1 Elm St, Grimsby
    Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Fast
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 14.8km

    Description

    Hike from Grimsby to 30 Rd at Walker Rd and back.  If you have completed all 10 hikes, bring $5 to purchase the Niagara e2e badge.

  • Merritt Island
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    08/01/2020

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

    Parking Lot on Merritt Island at the west end of cross street Welland

    Hike Leader(s): Sylvia Wheeler Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 7k

    Description

    Flat hike along paved trail alongside the Welland Canal

  • Merritt Island
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    08/01/2020

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Parking Lot on Merritt Island at the west end of cross street Welland
    Hike Leader(s): Sylvia Wheeler Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 7k

    Description

    Flat hike along paved trail alongside the Welland Canal

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  • Night Hike Short Hills
    9:00 PM-10:45 AM
    08/03/2020

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Night
    Location (Google Maps): Wiley Road Parking Lot Short Hills
    Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 7k

    Description

    Enjoy the sounds of the deep woods along the trail from Wiley Road.    There will be a full moon if it is clear and the stars will be out. Follow the Terrace Falls Trail around the Rim of Africa and the Black Walnut trail.   Bring Headlamp,Bug Spray.   This hike will count towards the night hike badge.

  • Night Hike Short Hills
    9:00 PM-10:45 AM
    08/03/2020

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

    Wiley Road Parking Lot Short Hills

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

    Description

    Enjoy the sounds of the deep woods along the trail from Wiley Road.    There will be a full moon if it is clear and the stars will be out. Follow the Terrace Falls Trail around the Rim of Africa and the Black Walnut trail.   Bring Headlamp,Bug Spray.   This hike will count towards the night hike badge.

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  • Botanical Gardens
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    08/05/2020

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Leisurely
    Location (Google Maps): Locust Grove Picnic Area 1488 Niagara Parkway Queenston
    Hike Leader(s): Dan Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 6k

    Description

    A short Hike from Queenston heights to the Botanical Gardens of Niagara. Established in 1936, the Botanical Gardens presents visitors with 99 acres (40 hectares) of beautifully maintained gardens that include perennials, rhododendrons, azaleas, a formal parterre garden, herb and vegetable plantings, and our world-famous rose garden featuring over 2,400 roses.

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  • Night Hike Louth Conservation Area
    8:30 PM-10:00 PM
    08/16/2020

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Niagara
    Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: About 5km

    Description

    We will hike from the parking lot at Louth Conservation Area and follow the Staff Ave Side Trail, Louth Side Trail to the main trail and head west to Staff Ave where we will turnaround and come back the way we came.

    A waning crescent moon may or may not be visible.

    Bring a headlamp, bug spray.

    This hike will count towards the Night Hike Badge.

    Limited to 9 hikers plus the hike leader due to limited parking.

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  • Night Hike – Rockway Community Centre
    8:30 PM-10:00 PM
    08/21/2020

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Niagara
    Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: About 5km

    Description

    We will hike from the parking lot at Rockway Community Centre and hike the Rockway Side Trail to the end and turn around to the main trail and head west for about 2km. We will then turn around back to the parking.

    A waxing crescent moon may or may not be visible.

    Please bring a headlamp or a flashlight.

    As an option, please download a free app such as Skyview Lite or Star Tracker Lite and we will all look at the stars with our smart phones.

    This hike will count towards the Night Hike badge.

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  • E2E #1 of 10 – Grimsby to Thirty Rd
    8:00 AM-1:30 PM
    08/22/2020

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Lion’s Community Pool
    Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Fast
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 16km

    Description

    Hike the entire Niagara Section over 10 weeks.  Due to Covid19, we will be completing this as a series of in and out hikes.  This series will start in Grimsby and end in Queenston (83km).  Upon successfully completing the entire Niagara section you can purchase a Niagara e2e badge.

    Meet at Lions Community Pool, 1 Elm St, Grimsby.  Hiking to top of Thirty Rd and back.

    We recommend that you bring extra water, snacks and poles.

  • Kinsman Park loop
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    08/22/2020

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Loop
    Location (Google Maps): Kinsmen Park Frost Road Beamsville
    Hike Leader(s): Bill Russell Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 8k

    Description

    Hike from the park along the main trail towards Cave Springs until Cherry and return on a side trail forming a loop

  • Night Hike – Grimsby
    8:30 PM-10:00 PM
    08/22/2020

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Niagara
    Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: About 5km

    Description

    We will hike on the main trail from Grimsby heading east for about 2.5km until we get to Ridge Road and turnaround to come back. There are some rustic, well-worn stair climbs. This hike will be a bit more strenuous than others.

    A waxing crescent moon may or may not be visible.

    Please bring a head lamp or a flashlight.

    As an option, please download a free app such as Skyview Lite or Star Tracker Lite and we will all look at the stars with our smart phones.

    This hike will count towards the Night Hike Badge.

     

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  • Merritt Island
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    08/23/2020

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

    Parking Lot on Merritt Island at the west end of cross street Welland

    Hike Leader(s): Sylvia Wheeler Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 7k

    Description

    Flat hike along paved trail alongside the Welland Canal

  • Night Hike – Queenston Cairn
    8:30 PM-10:00 PM
    08/23/2020

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Niagara at the Southern Terminus for the Bruce Trail – Queenston Cairn.
    Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: About 5km

    Description

    We will hike from the Cairn at Queenston until we get to the steep switch back which goes down the escarpment. We will not go down the escarpment but rather turn around to make our way back.

    A waxing crescent moon may or may not be visible.

    Please bring a head lamp or a flashlight.

    As an option, please download a free app such as Skyview Lite or Star Tracker Lite and we will look at the stars with our smart phones.

    This hike will count towards the Night Hike Badge.

    Please note, there is a fee for parking $1.25 per hour paid at meters by credit card. This hike should take no more than 2 hours.

     

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  • E2E #2 of 10 Quarry Rd to Thirty Rd
    8:00 AM-12:30 PM
    08/29/2020

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Quarry Rd, Beamsville
    Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Fast
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 16 km

    Description

    Hike the entire Niagara Section over 10 weeks.  Due to Covid19, we will be completing this as a series of in and out hikes.  This series will start in Grimsby and end in Queenston (83km).  Upon successfully completing the entire Niagara section you can purchase a Niagara e2e badge.

    Meet Quarry Rd, Beamsville and hike to the top of Thirty Rd towards Grimsby and back.

    We recommend that you bring extra water, snacks and poles.

  • Hunt for History
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    08/29/2020

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    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: 6k

    Description

    Loop Hike through wooded trail and Jordan Village looking for History

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