October 19, 2014

October 19, 2014

BOYD TO BINDERTWINE FALL COLOURS HIKE

Timing:

9:00 am, Sunday, October 19  8 km – 3.5 hours)

Description:

Come out and enjoy the autumn colours on this annual walk from Boyd Park in Woodbridge to Bindertwine Park in Kleinburg. Adults and children alike will enjoy this amble through forests, meadows and riversides, with several footbridge crossings of the East Humber River.

This will be a wonderful opportunity to explore & enjoy one of the most ecologically diverse green spaces in our region, rich in native plant communities and wildlife. Bring your family & neighbours along for a few hours of fresh air and healthy exercise. It will be a great chance to take photos of the Humber Valley at the peak of fall colours season.

The walking pace will be easy, and although there are some hills along the trail none are too high or too steep for the average hiker. Wear a good pair of walking shoes or boots; and don’t forget to bring water, a snack, and your camera. (Please note that there are no washroom facilities along the 8 km distance of the hike.)

Hike Leader:

Iain Craig is a long-time HVHTA board member & hike leader. Among other volunteer roles, he also chairs the Humber Watershed Alliance.

Directions:

Meet at 9 am at Boyd Park in Woodbridge (Islington Ave south of Rutherford Rd).

For those interested in a car shuttle, be at Bindertwine Park in Kleinburg (located a short distance east of Islington Ave along Stegman’s Mill Road, down the hill at the valley bottom just before crossing the river) at 8:30 am where most cars can be left at hike endpoint. Several cars will bring hikers to startpoint of hike before 9 am.

Questions: Send an email to hvhtak AT gmail DOT com

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