2022-2023 Winter Nature Walk Schedule:
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These walks will be at a slower pace and shorter to allow us to become more aware of our surroundings. Snowshoes will not be required but poles and grippers are recommended.

JANUARY 4, 2022

Collingwood Rail Trail from the Water Tower

Start time 10:30
We will park in the Curling Club parking lot on Hume St. under the Water Tower. This an easy flat trail sheltered by trees to get our winter season started.
Leader: Migs Baker- migsbak18@hotmail.com 705-445-4097

JANUARY 11, 2023

11th Line Trails.

Start time 10:30am
Drive west on Mountain Rd. to 11th line. Turn right, drive to the end. Roadside parking. A nice variety of trails with only hill.
Leader: Migs Baker- migsbak18@hotmail.com 705-445-4097

JANUARY 18, 2023

Georgian Trail Black Ash Creek

Start time 10:30
Park in the Canadian Tire Plaza close to the Pet Valu Store. A flat trail along the creek and up the Georgian Trail to Cranberry Golf Course.
Leader: Fritzy Nydam- nydam@bell.net 705-445-5941

JANUARY 25, 2023

Lora Bay

Start time 10:30am
Take Hwy west through Thornbury, past Goldsmith’s Store to the Lora Bay entrance on your right. Turn right, drive to the round-about and then immediate left into the parking lot.
We will walk the wooded Georgian Trail towards Meaford and return on the same route.
Leader: Lynda Eades- clovhill63@gmail.com 519-599-5842

FEBRUARY 1, 2023

Habourview Park

Start time 10:30am
Take Birch St. north off First St. Park in the Boat ramp area.
We will walk these waterfront trails enjoying the views of Georgian Bay, the Labyrinth, the boardwalk and marshes.
Leader: Migs Baker- migsbak18@hotmail.com 705-445-4097

FEBRUARY 8, 2023

Sunset Point

Start time 10:30am
Head east on First St. past Loblaw’s and Sobey’s. Park in the lot Just past Sobey’s near The Iron Skillet restaurant.
We will walk the waterfront on the Collingwood Trail System along the waterfront to the River Trail, looping back to the cars.
Leader: Fritzy Nydam nydam@bell.net 705-445-5941

FEBRUARY 15, 2023

Hens and Chickens

Start Time 10:30am
Head west on Hwy.26 past the Canadian Tire Plaza to the lights at Harbour St./Balsam St. Turn right onto Balsam St. Drive to the end and park.
We will walk the Hens and Chicken Trail to the end and then back to do the White’s Bay Trail. Good views of Georgian Bay, the Grain Elevators, the Lighthouse and Osprey nests.
Leader: Migs Baker migsbak18@hotmail.com 705-445-4097

FEBRUARY 22, 2023

Bayview Park Thornbury

Start time 10:30am
Take Highway 26 west to Thornbury. Park in the lot across from the City Hall on Mill St. behind BVO.
We will explore the waterfront and then loop back through the woods on the Georgian Trail to the Labyrinth and our cars.
Leader: Sue Mason masonsuz@gmail.com 705-445-2680

March 1, 2023

Ecopark Stayner

Start time 10:30am
From Collingwood take Highway 26 south towards Stayner. In about 10kms turn left on Nottawasaga 27/28 Side Rd. In 1.3kms turn right onto Mowat St. In 800 meters the entrance to the park is on your right. Parking is at the end of the road.
We will walk the flat trails through the park that was established in part by funds raised by the Nature League. The trail encircles a large pond and 2 lagoons with birding blinds.
Leader: Migs Baker migsbak18@hotmail.com 705-445-4097

MARCH 8, 2023

Mad River from Glen Huron

Start time 10:30am
Take Hwy 124 South from Collingwood through Duntroon to the Glen Huron turn on your left. Drive into Glen Huron and park on the right by the lumber mill.
This is an in-out mostly flat trail to Devil’s Glen ski club passing the Mill Pond along the river’s edge.
Leader: Margaret Donahue mgdonahue@yahoo.c0m 705-4441012

March 15, 2023

Clendenan Dam Conservation Area Clarksburg

Start time: 10:30am
Take Hwy 26 west from Collingwood towards Thornbury. Just before Thornbury turn left on Grey Rd.2 and then almost immediately turn right on Clark St. When you get to the stop sign in Clarksburg continue straight ahead over the bridge a short distance to the 10th line. Turn left and follow the road curving right to the parking lot at the dam.
An easy walk in the woods and along the Beaver River.
Leader: Migs Baker migsbak18@hotmail.com 705-445-4097

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