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Fall Hiking at Hilton Falls

Hiking the Bruce Trail Near Hilton Falls

With legs feeling like jelly, quivering from exhaustion, and my ankle joints in pain, I kept on climbing over limestone rocks and tree roots on the Bruce Trail near Hilton Falls. I was hiking a section of the Iroquoia area of the Trail just east of Hilton Falls Conservation Area with my husband Frank. With it being Fall, the trail ...

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Trails along Highway 60 in Algonquin Park

Trails along Highway 60 in Algonquin Park

In early Spring, the trails along Highway 60 in Algonquin Park are a magical place in the early morning. With few hikers on the trails, you can stop, take a breath and listen to bird songs. Waking up very early on the Saturday of Victoria Day long weekend, my husband and I drove three hours from Burlington to experience the ...

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hiking at Dundas Valley Conservation ARea

Winter hiking at Dundas Valley Conservation Area

There was just a dusting of snow on the ground – more in some places than others. Snow makes everything look a bit more magical, but even with very little of it, our first time winter hiking at Dundas Valley Conservation Area, just outside of Hamilton, Ontario were absolutely enchanting. We had never visited this conservation area in the past, ...

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Island Lake Conservation Area in Orangeville

Visiting Island Lake Conservation Area in Orangeville

The Island Lake Conservation Area in Orangeville, Ontario is a 332 hectare area, along the shores of the Orangeville Reservoir, managed by the Credit River Conservation Authority.  As it’s not overly large and located outside of the immediate greater Toronto Area, many have not visited it, unless they live in the area. We had passed by the Reservoir on past ...

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