June 2021 Hiking Schedule:
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With the new Covid rules currently in place, we're happy to announce we will go ahead with 3 hikes in June for 10 people, registration required.

By the end of June we should know if Step 2 will be in place, at which time we can increase the group to 25 members.


We appreciate your full cooperation as we try to enjoy ourselves during these difficult times while at the same time respecting Covid regulations.

Hikers will meet at the Trailhead at the designated time.

Social distancing is required while on the trails and wearing your mask is preferable.

Any questions/more details on directions should be directed to the leader of each walk. Please no pets, and during Covid, no guests.

If the weather conditions are unfavourable you will be notified by 9 a.m. the morning of the event so PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR EMAILS.

Please register at rose@roseincollingwood.com anytime for next week. Thereafter, register before Sunday evenings, one week at a time. As we may have a waiting list, please be sure to let us know if you need to cancel.

Wednesday, June 16

Pine River - Kilgorie

Meet at Trailhead
Start Time: 10:30 a.m.

Directions: Take Hwy. 124 to Singhampton, Continue south on #124 for 21 kms. to Melancthon Sideroad.15. Turn left & park. We will convoy from there to the start of the hike.

This is a 3.1 km. mostly wooded scenic loop with some moderate hills, remnants of an old Mill, the Pine River and a fishing lake.

Picnic lunch by the Lake

Leader: Robert Brand 705-444-2692 (text ony)

Wednesday, June 23

Trout Hollow Trail Big Head River

Meet at Trailhead
Start Time: 10:30 a.m.

Directions: Take Hwy. 26 west to Meaford. Coming into town turn left on Edwin Street (small sign to Beautiful Joe Park) look for Park sign on right and park in lot.

The trail leads us through interesting wooded areas and along by the river. Salmon fishing in season. Moderate trail , green trail approximately 6.8 km out and back.

Picnic lunch by the river.

Leader: Noella Rusk email: noellarusk@gmail.com cell 705-816-6635

Wednesday, June 30

Pretty River Park - Lower

Meet at Trailhead
Start time 10:30 am,

Directions:Take 6th Street to 10th Line and turn left. Continue on 10th line south to Sideroad 30/31. Turn right and continue to large parking lot on left, from here we will proceed to roadside parking at the trailhead.

Mostly wooded, hilly, not rocky, babbling brook. Approx. 3.5 k., moderate difficulty.

Picnic lunch by the brook

Leader: Robert Brand 705-444-2692. (Text only)

June Nature Walks:

The Nature Walks will start again next Wednesday 16th with the usual limit of ten walkers.

We meet at the trailhead at 10.30 for an in and out walk. Bug spray suggested.

Register with Marlene at dmesson@yahoo.com any time for next week. After that register on Wednesday after 4p.m. one week at a time.

We are not able to commit for all of July and August but if we can find enough volunteers willing to take on one or even two walks we could continue through the Summer. Let me know A.S.A.P. if you are willing to help us out. Send a description of your walk, how to get there and your preferred date.

Lets see if we can keep this going.

Wednesday, June 16

Margaret Paul Side Trail

From Collingwood take Mountain Rd to the roundabout, then take Scenic Caves Rd. up the mountain to the four way stop at Banks. Turn right and continue on 4th passed 18 Sd Rd continue until you come to 6th line on your left. Take 6th line left to the end and park on the side of the road. Meet for 10.30 start. From Thornbury take Grey Rd 2 to Ravenna and left on 119 to Banks then follow above directions.

This is a wooded walk beside the stream. Gradual grades, not a difficult in and out walk.

Wednesday, June 23

County Forest Kolapore

From Collingwood take 6th Street to Osler Bluff Rd.{Grey 19}.Go left and continue to where Grey 19 turns right. Continue up the hill to Grey Rd 2.Turn left at Grey Rd 2 and proceed passed the Kolapore North Parking Lot on the left, continue to the Osprey/Blue Mountain town line. Turn right at the town line and continue on this narrow road until you see a derelict building [old bottling plant}on your left with parking in front .Trailhead is across the road.

This is a lovely walk through flat woodland trails with many wild flowers and ferns.

Wednesday, June 30

Standing Rock Singhampton

Take 10th line or Hwy 124 south to Duntroon Side Rd.{Simcoe Cty.Rd.91}.Turn right and proceed to T intersection{Clearview/Osprey Town Line}.Turn right {North} and continue to the parking area at the end.

Good views, not difficult.

If Covid restrictions are lifted we can have lunch at Milar and Lorettas in Singhampton