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Short Hills Provincial Park

If I had a boat, it would have been much easier to get here. Short Hills Provincial Park is directly across Lake Ontario from Toronto. It sits southeast of Brock University, from St. Catherines. Instead, I drove, because I have a car and that’s what I do. Short Hills has great parking – if you […]

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Crawford Lake Conservation Area (Plus Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area)

Crawford Lake Conservation Area has been on my list since I started this weekly hiking mission. On Good Friday, I finally was able to cross it off in a joint hike towards Rattlesnake Point as well. We parked down at Twiss Road, and followed the Bruce Trail through Crawford Forestry Tract. This bit of trail […]

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Kerncliff Park (Plus Ian Reid and King Side Trails)

Back on the Bruce Trail this weekend, visiting Kerncliff Park in Burlington. I had originally planned to just do the Ian Reid and King side trails figure 8 loop here but realized it was a little short. So I looked up trails within Kerncliff Park and I was not disappointed. The day started off a […]

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Beagle Club Northumberland County Forest

I chose the Beagle Club for today’s adventure. Off to the East end of southern Ontario, just north of Cobourg. Take Highway 45 to the town of Baltimore and be met with a great selection of hiking trails! There is a marked parking lot off of the aptly named Beagle Club Road. This is a […]