Another great day out – this time at Nottawasaga Bluffs

It’s a section of the Bruce Trail we’ve never walked before, so we decided to hike the 7+km loops using the Main Trail, the Keyhole Side Trail and the Hamilton Brothers’ Side Trail. Spectacular! Starting from the north car park, there were a few interesting bits with some Christmas ferns and some very large cedars, … More Another great day out – this time at Nottawasaga Bluffs

Metcalfe Rock & Duncan Crevice – a spectacular late-autumn day

It couldn’t have been a more splendid day for a hike on the Bruce Trail. Here it is early November and we are enjoying temperatures in teens and sunny days. The day started off misty and foggy and we drove north to our destination: the Kolapore Uplands of Grey County. At 70kmin size, this beautiful … More Metcalfe Rock & Duncan Crevice – a spectacular late-autumn day

Ontario’s Prairie

We have just been walking through natural grasslands with grasses and wildflowers towering over our heads. The vegetation was so thick in places, wecouldn’t see more than a few metres ahead. You may not realize it, but prior to settlement, Ontario was home to small areas of tallgrass prairie. Down in Canada’s “Deep South”, within the Windsor … More Ontario’s Prairie