2022 Fall Walks Schedule:
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We will adhere to any COVID restrictions that may be in place at the time.

We meet at the trailhead for a 10:30 am start. Our walks are saunters in Nature, slowing our pace when interesting flora or fauna catch our attention Bring cameras, binoculars, apps or books for bird, tree or plant ID. We encourage everyone to share their knowledge of the environment.

Check in with the leader at the trailhead.

If cancellation is required due to weather conditions, you will be informed by email by 9:00am. Be sure to check your email.

September 14, 2022

County Forest Kolapore

From Collingwood take 6th St. to Osler Bluff Rd. (Grey 19). Go left and continue to where Grey 19 turns right. After turning right, continue on Grey 19 to Grey Rd. 2. Turn left on Grey 2. Continue on Grey Rd. 2 to Osprey/Blue Mountain town line. Turn right on 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.
Leader- Migs Baker migsbak18@hotmail.com 705-445-4097

Leader: Migs Baker 705-445-4097
Start Time 1030am.

September 21, 2022

Georgian Trail Nipissing Ridge Craigleith

Take Hwy 26 west from Collingwood to Grey 19. Turn left and park in the lot at the Craigleith Herita ge Depot. A gentle walk with some slopes through the woods to Arrowhead Rd. and looping back to the start.
Leader- Sue Mason masonsuz@gmail.com 705-445-2680

October 5, 2022

Wasaga Beach Turquoise Trail

Take Hwy 26 east to Mosley roundabout. Follow Mosley to River Road West. Take River Road West to Veteran’s Way, turn right and continue 1.4km to Fernbrook Dr. and park on the road. The walk will be in 2km and out 2km on gentle forested terrain.
Leader- Marlene Esson- dmesson@yahoo.com 705-445-5793

October 12, 2022

Enchanted Forest- Alpine

Take the Scenic Caves Road past Blue Mountain to Banks. Turn right at Banks and continue on that road until you come to a 90 degree turn. You will park along the road at this corner where we will begin our hike. It is a beautiful walk through a forest and a vista when you reach the top of Alpine Ski Hills. There is one short downhill and uphill again but most of the walk is on level ground. The fall colours should be spectacular! Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on benches at the top.
Leader- Janet Peters – janet.peters33@gmail.com 705-445-6125

October 19, 2022

Flesherton Hills Environment Education Centre

Head south on Grey County Rd 2 towards Feversham. In 14.4 kms turn right onto Grey County Rd 4. Travel 15.7 kms to the lights in Flesherton. Continue 2 blocks to Alice St. and turn left and continue to Campbell St. Turn right and continue to the school parking lot.
The Centre has a variety of trails with forests, ponds, marshes and kettles. All of which we will explore on easy terrain.
Leader- Lynda Eades- clovhill63@gmail.com 519-599-5842

October 26, 2022

Georgian Trail Black Ash Creek

We will park near the Pet Value in the Canadian Tire Plaza in Collingwood. We will cross the bridge and follow the trail alon g Black Ash Creek as it loops around and takes us back to our starting point.
Leader- Migs Baker- migsbak18@hotmail.com 705-445-4097

November 9, 2022

Mad River from Glen Huron

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 passing the Mill Pond along the river’s edge.
Leader- Migs Baker- migsbak18@hotmail.com 705-445-4097

November 16, 2022

Bayview Park Thornbury

Take Hwy 26 west to Thornbury. Park in the lot behind the BVO outlet on Mill St. We will explore the waterfront and loop back along the Georgian Trail. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy at picnic tables at the Labyrinth.
Leader- Sue Mason- masonsuz@gmail.com 705-445-2680

November 23, 2022

Kolapore Uplands Wilderness Trail

Directions: Take 6th St. to the stop sign at Osler Bluff Rd. (Grey 19). Turn left following Grey 19 as it turns right. Continue on Grey 19 to the stop sign at Grey 2. (approx.7km) Turn left and continue to the next crossroads: Osprey-The Blue Mountains Town Line. Turn right and drive about 2kms and park in a small lot on the left or on the road.
Arrive by 10:30am.

Description: A beautiful easy walk through the managed forest. We will see many species of ferns and spring flowers.

Leader: Migs Baker 705-445-4097

November 30, 2022

Harbourview Park Collingwood

From First St. in Collingwood turn north on Hickory St. to the parking lot near the Labyrinth.
We will walk along the boardwalk, looping back to the Labyrinth for a picnic lunch.
Leader- Migs Baker- migsbak18@hotmail.com 705-445-4097

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