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Toronto Hike Schedule

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Day Winter Coach Program
Registration begins one week in advance of the event departure

Day Bus Hikes
Registration begins one week in advance of the event departure

Day Coach Hikes
Registration begins 4 weeks in advance of the event departure

Day Car Hikes and Urban Hikes
Registration begins two weeks in advance of the event departure

Overnight and Weekend Trips
Registration begins 12 weeks in advance of the event departure

Val David Winter Weekend Trip
Registration begins 17 weeks in advance of the event departure

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  • Car Hike Car Hike: Forks Of The Credit, Map 15, Ed 31
    10:30 AM-2:30 PM
    07/01/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Forks of the Credit Provincial Park, Map 15, Ed 31

    Hike Leader(s): Al Brown Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Hilly
    Distance: 10 Km

    Description

    Starting at Mississauga Road we will follow the Elora Cataract Trailway into the Forks of the Credit Park and complete a loop hike through the park, returning along the Trailway to the meeting point. There will be an opportunity to see the falls. After the hike those inclined are invited to join me for coffee or tea at the Higher Ground coffee shop in Belfountain.

    To get to the meeting point go north on Mississauga Road through Belfountain. Continue about 2 km to where the Elora Cataract Trailway crosses Mississauga Road. There is parking on both sides of the road. Beware of no parking areas.

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  • Car Hike Car Hike: Cherry Beach Down town
    8:15 AM-1:15 PM
    07/06/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location (Google Maps): Cherry Beach Parking Lot, at the foot of Cherry Street (Free Parking)

    Hike Leader(s): Mohammad Aghamiri Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 14-17 km

    Description

    We will hike along the waterfront trail, watch birds signing and more

    1-Hikers must stay between the leader and the sweep.

    2-Hikers must advise the leader or the sweep if they wish to leave the group.

    3- Hikers must follow the whistle instructions: 1 blast- stay where you are; 2 blasts come to the leader; 3 blasts – come to the leader quickly.

    4-Hike leader may request volunteers to stop at trail intersections, they need to help hikers to the direction the group walk and wait till they see the sweep .

    5-Hikers have to make sure they can  see the persons behind and in front of them.

  • Paid Outing Bus Hike Bus Hike: Caledon E2E Hike #3 of 5
    8:30 AM-5:00 PM
    07/06/2024

    Trip Information
    Departure Time: 08:30
    Return to City Time: 17:00
    Departure Point: Kipling Departure Point

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    Optional Items

    Hosting Club: Toronto, Caledon Hills
    Category: Bus Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Innis Lake Road, Caledon East, ON

    Hike Leader(s): Sajedeh Zahraei, Celia Ho Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 13.9 Km

    Description

    Maps 17-18, km 31.6 – km 44.3 (12.7 km)
    Starting Point: Roadside Parking – km 31.6 (on Innis Lake Rd, north of Finnerty Sideroad) (43.918917°N 79.909387°W)
    Drop-out Point: 7th Line Parking Area – km 42.2 (located off the 7th Line immediately east of Airport Rd.) (43.960477°N 79.979773°W)
    End Point: Parking Area – Mono 5 Sideroad – km 44.3 (on the north side of the road where the Trail crosses) (43.974055°N 79.984988°W)

  • Car Hike: Scotsdale Farm thru Siver Creek Conservation Area to Terra Cotta Conservation Area.
    8:30 AM-2:30 PM
    07/06/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Cancelled
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Terra Cotta’s off road parking located on a very short dirt road off Winston Churchill Blvd just south of the Main Trail. GPS N43.726474, W-79.958225. Map 14

    Hike Leader(s): Ross Estrella Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Brisk, Moderate
    Terrain: Hilly, Rocky
    Distance: 14 kms

    Description

    On a moderate to brisk pace from Scotsdale Farm thru Silver Creek Conservation Area endingat Terra Cotta Conservation Area, we’ll make this strech a (Hike4Health-Hike4Fun). Aside from conditioning our physical and mental capacities we’ll have short fun activities and ample time for picture taking of the amazing sigths that the bruce trail offer.  But, don’t be too complacent, you still have prepare for the trail surprises and challenges. Forget not your snacks and lunch, enough water for hydration. Please bring sunscreen, sun head protection and bug spray in the event we’re greeted by friendly mosquitoes. Comfortable and durable hiking shoe/boot and poles are highly recommended. Please have your personal medication and health card at your backpack. Please dress appropriately to weather forecast. Please arrive at 8:15 am (fifteen minutes) early to allow for car shuttling. Allowed no dropout.

  • Urban Walk Urban Walk: Coote’s Paradise/Hamilton Waterfront Trail
    10:15 AM-2:30 PM
    07/06/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps):

    Hike will start from McMaster University GO Bus Terminal. We will meet at Toronto’s Union Station 8:30 AM to take the 8:45 AM Train to Aldershot where we will transfer to the GO Bus for a short ride to McMaster University. On the return we take the GO Train to Toronto from West Harbour GO Train Station. If you have a smart phone then the return fare is just $10 with GO’s Weekend Pass. Seniors fare return from Union is $11.44. Hikers without a smartphone may purchase pass from Hike Leader at Union Station. If meeting us at McMaster you will have to make your way back to start by local transit or Uber and parking fee would apply.

    Hike Leader(s): Tom Swales Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate

    Distance: 12-13 km

    Description

    This will be a one way hike through the trails of the RBG’s (Royal Botanical Gardens) South Shore Cootes Paradise Trails to Princess Point and then continuing on Hamilton’s Waterfront Trail along Burlington Bay to Bayfront Park which is a 7 minute walk to the West Harbour GO Station. Cootes Paradise is the largest and most diverse of RBG’s sanctuaries. Nestled between the Niagara Escarpment and Lake Ontario the picturesque area is significant as a migratory bird flyover zone and home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. There will be a few hills including one steeper one.

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  • Car Hike Car Hike: Rouge National Park Scarborough
    8:15 AM-1:30 PM
    07/13/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location (Google Maps): Rouge Park, Zoo Road Parking Lot, off Meadowvale Road north of Sheppard Ave

    Hike Leader(s): Mohammad Aghamiri Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Hilly, Variable
    Distance: 14-17 km

    Description

    Will explore Toronto part of Rouge park along Rouge river and Little Rouge Creek,

    Some safety procedures during the hike:

    1-Hikers must stay between the leader and the sweep.

    2-Hikers must advise the leader or the sweep if they wish to leave the group.

    3- Hikers must follow the whistle instructions: 1 blast- stay where you are; 2 blasts come to the leader; 3 blasts – come to the leader quickly.

    4-Hike leader may request volunteers to stop at trail intersections, they need to help hikers to the direction the group walk and wait till they see the sweep .

    5-Hikers have to make sure they can  see the persons behind and in front of them.

  • Paid Outing Bus Hike Bus Hike: Caledon E2E Hike #4 of 5
    8:30 AM-5:00 PM
    07/13/2024

    Trip Information
    Departure Time: 08:30
    Return to City Time: 17:00
    Departure Point: Kipling Departure Point

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    Optional Items

    Hosting Club: Toronto, Caledon Hills
    Category: Bus Hike
    Location (Google Maps): 5 Sideroad, Mono

    Hike Leader(s): Sajedeh Zahraei; Celia Ho Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 15.7 Km

    Description

    Maps 18, km 44.3 – km 60.1 (15.8 km)
    Starting Point: Parking Area – Mono 5 Sideroad – km 44.3 (on the north side of the road where the Trail crosses) (43.974055°N 79.984988°W)
    Drop-out Point: Roadside Parking – km 53.9 (on 4th Line EHS at the entrance to the Peter Beecham Side Trail) (43.976327°N 80.026621°W)
    End Point: Hockley Road Parking Area – km 60.1 (located on the north side of Hockley Rd at the Hockley Road Side Trail) (43.972857°N 80.056330°W)

  • Paid Outing Bus Hike Bus Hike: Hike & Winery Tour and Tasting – Niagara Section – Balls Falls/Louth Conservation Areas
    8:30 AM-6:00 PM
    07/13/2024

    Trip Information
    Departure Time: 08:30
    Return to City Time: 18:00
    Departure Point: Kipling Departure Point

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    Optional Items

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Bus Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Niagara Section- Balls Fall, Louth and Rockway Conservation Areas

    Hike Leader(s): Ross Estrella, Tom Swales Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Hilly, Rocky, Variable
    Distance: 10 kms

    Description

    We’ll hike the main trail for 10 km from Balls Falls Conservation Area to Rockway Conservation Area at a moderate pace (3.5 km/hour) while enjoying the beauty of the Niagara Escarpment (Hike4Heath-Hike4Fun).   Don’t forget to bring snacks, a lunch, and sufficient water for hydration. Also bring sunscreen, sun protection, a full brimmed hat, and insect repellent in the event that we’re welcomed by friendly mosquitoes. Sturdy comfortable hiking boots/shoes and poles are highly recommended. Dress according to the expected weather conditions as per the weather forecast. There will be no dropouts. From the finish of our hike the bus will take us to Pillitteri Estates Winery where we’ll experience and enjoy a private structured wine tasting and tour hosted by one or more of the knowledgeable and friendly staff. The cost of the tasting and tour experience is $16.95 ($15.00 + HST) per person with four wines selected by the host. Please bring the fee for the tour/tasting in exact cash as it will be collected on the bus to simplify the payment to the winery estate upon our arrival. You may purchase a bottle of your favorite vino and souvenirs, if offered. If interested in attending this hike please register early (by July 7th) so the number of people expected in our group can be provided to the winery a few days in advance. Your cooperation would be appreciated.

     

  • Car Hike Car Hike: Hockley Valley Map 18
    10:00 AM-3:30 PM
    07/13/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hockley Valley, Map 18

    Hike Leader(s): Al Brown Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Challenging
    Distance: 14 km

    Description

    We will hike 14 km through the Nature Preserve, one of the most challenging (hilliest) parts of the Bruce Trail. Most of the route is under the forest canopy. After the hike I invite those interested to stop at the Hockley Valley Resort for refreshments.

    To get to the meeting point drive north of Hwy 10 from Orangeville to Hockley Road. Turn right and go about 5 km east to the parking area on your left. It is across the road from the Black Birch restaurant.

     

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  • Paid Outing  Coach Trip: Silent Lake Provincial Park
    7:30 AM-7:30 PM
    07/20/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Day Coach Trips
    Location (Google Maps): Silent Lake Provincial Park

    Hike Leader(s): Martina Furrer, Andrew Proczek, Duro Vukman, Tom Swales, Leila Damband Kh Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate

    Distance: 15

    Description

    Register by June 21st

    Join us for a fun summer day at beautiful Silent Lake Provincial Park in the heart of the Kawarthas. Hike the Silent Lake loop (15 km, 4 km/hr or more pace, no dropouts) with Martina, then cool off with a dip in Silent Lake. Or hike the Silent Lake loop at slightly slower pace with Andrew, Leila and Duro, with no time for swimming. Enjoy gorgeous views and some challenging rocks.  Or join Tom for a shorter hike at a slightly slower pace and then enjoy the beach. Or come and enjoy a day on the water (self-guided) on a motorboat free lake. Canoes and kayaks can be rented at Silent Lake, or bring along your inflatable SUP.

    Bring lunch, water, snacks, and your swimming gear.

    No refreshment stop but there are washrooms and drinking water taps by the day use beach, and you can purchase ice cream and cold drinks in the park store.

    Bus departs 10 York Mills Rd at 7:30 AM. Registration cost includes bus fare and park admission.

  • Car Hike Happy valley
    8:15 AM-1:15 PM
    07/20/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location (Google Maps): Park along 16th Sideroad

    Hike Leader(s): Mohammad Aghamiri

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 14-17 km

    Description

     

    Some safety procedures during the hike:

    1-Hikers must stay between the leader and the sweep.

    2-Hikers must advise the leader or the sweep if they wish to leave the group.

    3- Hikers must follow the whistle instructions: 1 blast- stay where you are; 2 blasts come to the leader; 3 blasts – come to the leader quickly.

    4-Hike leader may request volunteers to stop at trail intersections, they need to help hikers to the direction the group walk and wait till they see the sweep .

    5-Hikers have to make sure they can  see the persons behind and in front of them.

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  • Car Hike Car Hike: Hike #7 to earn the Dufferin Hi-Land Youth and/or Side Trails Badge!
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    07/21/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto, Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): We will meet at roadside parking on Prince of Wales Road/County Road 19 south of 5 Sideroad – where the Primrose Loop ST crosses the road (Map 20 of the Bruce Trail Reference Guide, Edition 31).

    Hike Leader(s): Monica Pasquali Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 6.6 km

    Description

    Calling all families with children who love hiking and earning badges!!!

    This is the seventh in a series of ten hikes that will be offered throughout 2024 on a roughly monthly basis so that children who are 15 years of age and younger can earn the Dufferin Hi-Land Adventurer Youth Badge and their parents/guardians can earn the Dufferin Hi-Land Side Trails Badge at the same time!!!  Details regarding the requirements for each badge can be found here: https://dufferinbrucetrailclub.org/dufferin-bruce-trail-club-badges/  Each of the ten hikes will be a loop hike so no car shuttles will be needed, and each hike will cover a distance of approximately 6-9 km hiked at a leisurely pace (2-3 km/h) so children and adults alike can participate.

    This seventh hike will be a summer hike to continue exploring some side trails within Boyne Valley Provincial Park, specifically the Primrose Loop Side Trail and the Prince of Wales Side Trail.  Please dress appropriately for a summer hike by dressing in lightweight and breathable clothing, wearing a sunhat, and wearing comfortable footwear that has good traction.  It is also advised that you bring sunscreen, bug spray, a light sweater, and suitable rain apparel in case conditions require their use.  As well, make sure you bring enough water and food for a 2-3 hour hike since we’ll be covering a total distance of approximately 6.6 km.

    Hopefully you’ll be able to join me on Sunday, July 21st!  Until then, happy hiking, everyone!

  • Urban Walk Urban Walk: Toronto Waterfront
    4:00 PM-6:30 PM
    07/21/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps): Meet outside Farm Boy Grocery, 207 Queen’s Quay West (Queen’s Quay Terminal)

    Hike Leader(s): Danny Pivnick Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 8 kms

    Description

    Meet down at Harbourfront and then join us on a lovely summer afternoon walk along the Toronto Waterfront Trail.  We will end the walk at Woodbine Park.  Please stick around after the walk to enjoy the free Bob Marley Tribute Concert beginning at 6:30 p.m. and that is part of the very popular Beaches Jazz Festival.

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  • Car Hike Car Hike: Wilder Forest Uxbridge 145
    8:15 AM-1:30 PM
    07/27/2024

    Hike open to BTC Members only.

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    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location (Google Maps): 2499 Brock Road, Uxbridge, ON there is a free parking when you enter the road off brock road beside Horse training facility

    Hike Leader(s): Mohammad Aghamiri Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Hilly, Variable
    Distance: 14-17 km

    Description

    We will explore Wilder forest and  the beautiful scenery of Uxbridge forests.

  • Car Hike Car Hike: Nottawasaga Lookout Nature Reserve and Standing Rock
    9:00 AM-2:30 PM
    07/27/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto, Blue Mountains
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Where Pretty River Access Trail leaves Pretty River Rd. N44.424089, W80.288414

    Hike Leader(s): Ross Estrella Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Hilly, Rocky
    Distance: 11.5 kms

    Description

    The beauty of hiking is about savouring the experience, cherishing the views and the chance to connect with other people. There’s no rush to reach the summit or the other end, the trail itself is the reward. Join me hiking the scenic Nottawasaga Lookout Nature Reserve and the Standing Rock and Caves Side Trail. Let’s enjoy the amazing beauty of it’s cliffs, crevices and ravine habitants along the forested slope that offers the cross section of the Escarpment flora, fauna and topography. We’ll be at moderate pace of 3-3.5 kph to enjoy the beautiful landscape. Bring snack, lunch and sufficient water to quinch your thirst. Bring sun screen, sun head protection and bug spray in the event our friendly mosquitoes welcome us. Hiking shoe and poles are strongly recommended. Please dress appropriately as to weather forecast. Have your personal medications and health card with you at all times.

  • Paid Outing Bus Hike Bus Hike: Mount Nemo
    9:00 AM-6:00 PM
    07/27/2024

    Trip Information
    Departure Time: 09:00
    Return to City Time: 18:00
    Departure Point: York Mills Bus Pickup

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    Optional Items
    Pick-Up At Lisgar GO Station (Mississauga) ($.01)

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Bus Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Mount Nemo Conservation Area – Smokey Hollow

    Hike Leader(s): Miriam Stevens, Tom Swales.Leila Damband Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Hilly, Rocky
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Join us for a moderate paced hike with magnificent views along the Niagara Escarpment. A few short hills. One “mini canyon” accessible by wooden steps. We will take lots of stops for water breaks and to take in the views at the lookout points. Dropouts at 3 km and 6 km. Hiking boots are required. Refreshment stop at Tim Hortons and Longos on Highway 5. Bring lunch for a lunch break on the trail and plenty of drinking water (at least 2 Litres). Return to Toronto by 6:00 PM. Departing York Mills with an optional pick-up at Lisgar GO Station NW Mississauga (Winston Churchill Blvd/Hwy 401) – If you wish to be picked up at Lisgar GO Station select this option when registering.

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