Halton Hikes: Loops & Lattes
with a Foreword by singer-songwriter and Niagara Escarpment admirer Sarah Harmer
Want to reduce stress, spend time with friends and family, feel healthier and have fun? Then lace up a pair of walking shoes and hit the trails.
Building on the success of Caledon Hikes: Loops & Lattes, Nicola Ross’s latest hiking guide, Halton Hikes: Loops & Lattes, expands into new hiking territory.
Nicola describes 37 routes that will appeal to casual walkers as well as seasoned hikers. Her loops all begin and conveniently end at the same location, so there’s no need to drop a car or to retrace one’s footsteps. Ranging in length from 3.6 to 24.8 kilometres, each is accompanied by a detailed map, precise directions, loads of colour photos and a smattering of local lore.
Halton Hikes features routes in Oakville and Burlington, along the cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment near Campbellville, Milton, Acton, Georgetown and Glen Williams, and into the rural areas just across the border near Eden Mills, Rockwood, Erin, Cheltenham and Terra Cotta. If you live in or visit the Greater Toronto Area and the Golden Horseshoe, Halton Hikes: Loops & Lattes will provide you with days of enjoyment.
208 pages, soft cover, full colour, sewn binding
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Designed by Hall of Fame architect Robbie Robinson, Georgetown GC opened in 1958 as a lovely parkland course known for its wonderfully rambunctious character, complete with valleys, scenic views, elevated tee shots, and the Credit River that runs through the property.
Since it joined the ClubLink family and was renamed Eagle Ridge Golf Club, the course has undergone a series of upgrades, including significant renovations to tee boxes, bunkers and fairways.
Eagle Ridge is a classic strategic course, providing the golfer with plenty of options, but there are times when you’ve got to make the shot, such as the harrowing approach to the par-4 10th green set on a hillside guarded by giant stands of trees.
The charming clubhouse has a beautiful patio overlooking the 18th green, a bar with great character for lunch, dinner or just a beverage, as well as meeting space and a banquet room perfect for weddings or parties. Eagle Ridge is also renowned for its Friday night barbecues and Sunday brunches.
Eagle Ridge is a lovely walk made even better in the Escarpment countryside just northwest of Greater Toronto.
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Make the Toronto West KOA your basecamp for exploring what our Halton Region has to offer, from the local outdoor gems of the area to the great city of Toronto, one of the most diverse and hospitable in the world!
Enjoy onsite amenities at the campground including a solar heated pool, playgrounds, mining station, kamping kitchen, general store, outdoor amphitheater, weekend recreational activities and more. With friendly staff who go above and beyond to make your stay as comfortable, fun and enjoyable as possible. The Toronto West KOA is sure to become a new family favourite spot!
We offer tent & RV sites, Camping Cabins and Deluxe Cabins accommodations. Deluxe Cabins come fully furnished with full kitchens and washrooms, large comfy beds, A/C, dishes, linens and patios with gas BBQs. These cozy modern cabins are perfect for a getaway where the best of the indoors meets the great outdoors - we like to call it "glamping!"
Willow Park Ecology Centre is a year-round nature preserve that provides habitat for native plants and animals. It is approximately 2.1 hectares (or 5 acres) in the floodplain bounded by the West Branch of the Credit River (Silvercreek) and the main Credit River. An ideal site for nature study, education, passive recreation, and relaxation - located in the village of Norval, part of Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada.
The Centre consists of an outdoor park on 5 acres of land in the Credit Valley Watershed and is operated by the WPEC volunteer Board of Directors. The board operates using following their 2010 Strategic Plan and the Management Structure outlined in the Honeycomb Framework (October 2014) -link or insert below . It exists to educate schoolchildren and the general public about ecology and the environment through programs and events, and to provide natural habitat for wildlife in the ravine at the confluence of the Credit River and Silver Creek.
Over 15 years the guardians transformed this former grassy trailer park into a lush and diverse ecosystem along the confluence of the Credit River and Silver Creek. It now includes a board-walked wetland, a rehabilitated riverine shoreline, a snake hibernaculum, as well as vegetated areas planted to attract specific wildlife. Local volunteers have carried through with an ambitious plan to encourage natural regeneration. Today, the 5-acre site has reached early succession.
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Art-in-the-Park at Willow Park –
date & time TBA.
Join Willow Park and the Credit Valley Artisans as we have a PAINT-OUT in the park. We will have instructors and supplies on site from 9am until noon. Whether you are an experienced painter or just want to have some fun with creating art – you will have an enjoyable time with us.
For more information please visit the Willow Park Ecology Centre website.
An Unforgettable Experience - June 10 &11, 2017.
The Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® benefiting Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
It’s a cycling journey, a fundraising crusade and your chance to BE EPIC.
Because when you join The Ride to Conquer Cancer, you’re taking action, becoming part of a powerful tribe and creating hope for countless individuals touched by cancer.
If you have a will to stop this disease, you have a place among us. Over two days and 200 kilometres, we will take to Ontario’s majestic countryside in solidarity and promise to show that cancer is no match against our conviction to conquer it. The Classic Plus route leaves from Toronto and offers an elevated route experience through the scenic regions of Peel, Halton Hills, Hamilton and Niagara.
The money you raise will benefit Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world, and move us closer to our vision to Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime.
Your chance to BE EPIC starts right now… Register for The Ride today!
During the summer of 1980, Terry Fox ran through Georgetown on his Marathon of Hope. He ran along highway 7, stopped at the top of Norval Hill and was greeted by thousands who lined the route, made him homemade food, gave him cards, donated what they could and wished him well. Each year since, the Georgetown Terry Fox Run has endevoured to achieve the goal Terry never lived to see: a cure for cancer. On Sunday, September 17, join us at the Gellert Centre in Georgetown South as we stand against cancer, remember Terry and enjoy a beautiful day of friends, family and fundraising. Walk, roll, run or jog the 5k loop. Pets are welcome. Free pizza, drinks and Terry Fox memorabilia will be available. But most of all: when cancer's last day comes; know that you did your part to make Terry's dream come true.
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