December 5, 2015

December 5, 2015

Bruce Trail Hike: Scotsdale Farm

Timing:

10:00 am, Saturday, December 5, 2015

Description:

Hikers will explore the rolling hills and woodlands of historic Scotsdale Farm, still a working heritage farm after 200 years of cultivation.  The Farm is situated on the Niagara Escarpment in the Halton Hills, not far from Georgetown.  The hiking route follows a variety of trails which feature pastoral countryside, mature forests, wetlands, and a bridge crossing over Silver Creek.

The distance will be a minimum of 9.3 km with an option of an additional 5 km depending on weather and the group.

Bring a lunch, water (and a flask of tea if it is a cold day), wear layers and hiking boots.

Hike Leader:

Doreen Smith is a very experienced hiker on the Bruce Trail and many other pathways in our country & overseas, and a long-time HVHTA board member who has led many hikes for our members & guests

Directions:
  • From Hwy # 401 West, take Trafalgar Road North exit and follow Trafalgar all the way to Hwy #7 (west end of Georgetown).  
  • From here, #7 and Trafalgar run together for about 4 km, and where they fork keep right on Trafalgar for about 1 ½ km to sign for Scotsdale farm (on the right).
  • Drive down driveway lane to parking lot.
Questions: Send an email to hvhtak AT gmail DOT com

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