2022 Fall Hiking Schedule:
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We ask that if you are attending an event or activity, you have proof of vaccination to ensure access to the event. if you haven’t already done so, kindly email your proof of vaccination to Patricia Purcell, ppurcell1007@gmail.com Masks are required at all indoor events.

Please note starting times are now one o’clock

No registration is required. Car pooling at your discretion. Guests welcome. Please no pets.

Please meet at the trailhead at the designated time and on arrival check in with the leader for a head count.
Any questions/additional details on directions should be directed to the leader of each hike. If the weather conditions are unfavourable, you will be notified at least 2 hours prior to the event, so please be sure to check your emails.

September 6, 7, 8, 2022

Evergreen Resort

ort All further information will be supplied to the participants via email.

September 14, 2022

Trout Hollow West

Meet: at Beautiful Joe Park
Start time: 1 p.m.
Directions: Take hwy 26 west to Meaford. Turn left on Edwin street (small sign to Beautiful Joe Park on your right) and proceed to the parking lot on your right. You may want to arrive early to explore this curious park. Washrooms available.
Description: 6 km (can be shortened or lengthened) in and out. We’ll walk on part of the trout hollow trail on the west side of the bighead river. Beautiful views and several interesting historic sites. Some ups and downs and one set of stairs. Maybe we’ll do a pub stop in Meaford after the hike.
Leader: Barb Euler cell (416) 578-1744, email: bjeulerhike@gmail.com

September 21, 2022

Woodford Loops

Meet: at Woodford Community Centre
Start time: 1 p.m.
Directions: Take hwy. 26 west through Meaford. About halfway to Owen Sound, turn right at the sign for Woodford Crescent and proceed to the community centre on your right.
Description: 4 km or 6 km. A double loop with option to drop out after the first one. Several geologic and historic spots as well as lots of interesting flora. It’s a very pleasant hike but with some challenging spots. We will go slowly and carefully. Maybe a pub stop following the hike.
Leader: barb Euler cell (416) 578-1744, email: bjeulerhike@gmail.com

September 28, 2022

Annual General Meeting

Date: Sept 28, 2022
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Trinity United Church
Speaker: Representative from Georgian Bay Forever
Details on optional lunch will be sent to the membership late August in the AGM package

October 5, 2022

2nd Line Petun Loop

Meet: at trailhead
Starting time: 1 p.m.
Directions: from Collingwood, take 6 turn right. Follow to 2nd line and park on the shoulder of the 2nd line.
Description: 5.5 km moderate with some strenuous climbs. Vista of Georgian Bay, mixed forest, old limestone boulders, views of Osler castle.
Leader: Robert Brand, cell 705-994-3384

October 12, 2022

Hoggs Falls

Meet: at trailhead
Starting time: 1 p.m.
Directions: West on 6th St, south on Osler Bluffs Road; west on Grey Road #19; south on Grey Road #2 to Grey Road #4; turn right onto Grey Rd.#4 & head west approx. 13.5 kms. passing both Grey Rd.#13 and Greenery Lane before arriving at East Back Line & the Hoggs Falls sign. turn right & drive .8km, turning right again at another Hoggs Falls sign ( Lower Valley Rd.). in .7 km you have reached the parking lot on the left.
Description: scenic 4.6 km. loop. moderate difficulty. some long gradual climbs. Bonus: on return home, a visit to the Rusty Star Mennonite Furniture/Decor Store in Maxwell is worthwhile.
Leaders: Gary and Lois Cauthers 705-466-2272

October 19, 2022

Duncan Caves

Meet:z in parking area
Starting Time: 1 p.m.
Description: Scenic 5 km. walk, hilly, great views, forest and field, lunch by stream, 3 stiles to navigate. moderate difficulty.
Directions: Follow 6th st. West to Osler Bluffs Rd. (Gr 19,) turn left and then right when 19 goes up the hill, follow to Gr 2. cross Gr. 2 and continue (road now called Sideroad 9.) at the 10th line turn right and then left on to the 9th sideroad again. continue down into the valley and up the hill, to small parking lot on left. Park in lot and at side of road.
Leader: Robert Brand: cell 705-994-3384

October 26, 2022

Mission Side Trail

Starting time: 1 p.m.
Directions: from home hardware parking lot, turn right onto sixth street and follow for approximately 6.2 km to mission road. turn right onto mission road and park at end .
Description: 7.3 km, steep incline. the path is narrow and there will be some part of the hike along the road.
Leader: Noella Rusk. cell 705-816-6635, email: noellarusk@gmail.com

November 18, 2022

Fall Fling Two!

On November 18, 2022, Nature League will be holding an exciting fundraising event at the Royal Canadian Legion in Collingwood.

This will be a fun filled evening, which includes an art themed silent auction, raffles, a 50/50 draw, light refreshments, an amazing DJ, dancing, door prizes, and a cash bar. The auction will feature artwork of various kinds generously donated by Nature League members, their friends and families, as well other local people. We thank them all.

This is a great opportunity to buy something beautiful for your home or as a gift for a friend or family member, remember, Christmas will be just around the corner!

Tickets, $35 each, will be available in the fall, mark your calendars and spread the word!

All proceeds to go to the Beautiful Joe Heritage Society, a registered charity and will be used towards the cost of a new footbridge to access their lovely park in Meaford. For more information visit their website at: beautifuljoe.org

We are still accepting donations, if you have something you would like to donate, know someone who would, or have a question, please email: Ann Orr at: ann@personalspaces.ca

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