Oro-Medonte

Anyone is welcome to join in on any of the following events. Please bring drinking water on all hikes; hiking boots and poles are recommended. Please contact the hike leader no earlier than one week before the hike.

COVID-19 precautions are still in place.  We require all hikers to be fully vaccinated and to wear a mask while we are assembling for our hike and at the end of the hike before you head back to your car. We must maintain 2 meters separation during the hike. Please stay home if you are feeling ill.

Monday, January 3                EASY                                        3-4 hours

Penetanguishene Waterfront Trail

10:00 am  Meet at the parking lot at Main St (Highway 93) and the waterfront.

See historic points of interest along the Penetanguishene water front.  Bring a lunch and water.

Must contact Kim 705-721-0502 or Gerda 705-722-8568

Sunday, January 9

Timber Wolf                           EASY                                        2 hours

1:30 pm  Meet on Timber Wolf Trail in Snow Valley to hike or snowshoe.

Must contact Christine 705-733-3825 or Sue 705-722-0395

Monday, January 17              MODERATE OR EASY               3-4 hours        

Wasaga Nordic & Trail Centre (formerly Blueberry Plains Nordic Centre)

10:00 am  Meet at 101 Blueberry Trail, Wasaga Beach.Ski or snowshoe in Wasaga Beach Provincial Park. Bring a lunch and water. There is a park fee. 

Must contact Wayne 705-718-0143 or Pat 705-733-2078

Sunday, January 23                MODERATE                             2 hours

Springwater Park

1:30 pm  Meet in the parking lot in Springwater Park to ski, snowshoe or hike. Poles are suggested. There is a fee.

Must contact Christine 705-733-3825 or Pat 705-733-2078

Monday, January 31              MODERATE                             3-4 hours

Awenda Provincial Park

10:00 am  Meet at Awenda Provincial Park to ski or snowshoe. Bring a lunch and water. There is a park fee

Must contact Wayne 705-718-0143 or Sue 705-722-0395

Sunday, February 6                MODERATE                             2 hours

Copeland Forest

1:30 pm  Meet at the P2 parking lot on Ingram Rd, just east of Line 4 to ski or snowshoe.

Must contact Sue 705-722-0395 or Kim 705-721-0502

Monday, February 14            EASY                                        3-4 hours

Holland Landing Newmarket Hike

10:00 am  Meet in the Nokidaa parking lot on the southeast side of Yonge St (Holland Landing) and Mt. Albert Rd. Icers may be needed for your boots.  Bring a lunch and water.

Must contact Gerda 705-722-8568 or Pierre 705-733-2078

Sunday, February 20              MODERATE                             2 hours

Scout Valley

1:30 pm  Meet in the Scout Valley parking lot on Oro-Medonte Line 15 about 1 km south of Old Barrie Rd to snowshoe.

Must contact Pat 705-733-2078 or Christine 705-733-3825

Monday, February 28            MODERATE                             3-4 hours

Tottenham Circle Trail and Earl Rowe Circle Trail

10:00 am  Meet at Tottenham Conservation Area to ski or snowshoe.  Lunch at a restaurant in Tottenham or bring your own followed by a ski or snowshoe in Earl Rowe Provincial Park.

Must contact Wayne 705-718-0143 or Pierre 705-733-2078

Sunday, March 6                    MODERATE                             2 hours

Line 8 Strachan Tract Loop

1:30 pm  Meet in parking lot at #1832 Line 8 N to snowshoe or hike.

Must contact Wayne 705-718-0143 or Kim 705-721-0502

Monday, March 21                 MODERATE                             3 hours

Wasaga Beach

10:00 am  Meet at 904 Veteran’s Way to snowshoe or hike. Poles are suggested.  Bring a lunch and water.

Must contact Pat 705-733-2078 or Sue 705-722-0395

Sunday, March 27                  EASY                                        2 hours

Wilkins Walk

1:30 pm  Meet at the trailhead on Walnut Crescent (Big Bay Point Rd to Pine Drive to Walnut Cres). Some hills; trail meanders along Hewitt Creek to Lake Simcoe. Poles are suggested.

Must contact Christine 705-733-3825 or Gerda 705-722-8568

Monday April 4                                  EASY                                        3-4 hours

Oak Ridges

10:00 am  Meet on Keele St about 1 km south of 16th Sideroad at the stiles.  Hike on the Oak Ridges Trail including Lady Eaton and Pellatt Estates. Bring a lunch and water.

Must contact Wayne 705-718-0143 or Pierre 705-733-2078

Sunday, April 10                     EASY                                        2 hours

Thomas Agnew Nature Reserve and Simcoe County Forest Turnball Tract

1:30 pm  Meet at Fawcett Rd and the Trent Canal in Washago. (Hwy 11, Anchor Dr, Shoreview, Fawcett Rd).  Walk along the Trent-Severn Waterway, then hike the Pipsissewa Loop Trail and an adjoining trail through the Simcoe Country Forest Turnbull Tract. Mixed upland forest and ponds.

Must contact Wayne 705-718-0143 or Sue 705-722-0395

Monday, April 25                   MODERATE                             3-4 hours

Creemore Nature Preserve

10:00 am  Meet at the corner of Riverside Dr and Concession Road 6 for a short hike on the Ganaraska Trail. We will then drive to the Creemore Nature Preserve on the 6th Concession 1 km south of County Road 9. Bring a lunch and water. Poles are suggested.

Must contact Kim 705-721-0502 or Christine 705-733-3825