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February Schedule

Friday 3rd from 7:30-9 pm Level 1, leisurely pace, ¾-1 hrs Winterfest Candlelit Winter Walk – Maitland Woods   Sunday 12th at 1 pm Contact Beth Ross 519-524-8144 Level 2, leisurely pace, 2 hrs Ross Property (near Benmiller): ski/snowshoe   Sunday 19th at 1 pm Contact Con Melady 524- 8730 or Sjani Craig 524-9136 Level 2, moderate pace, 1.5 hrs John Goldie Reserve: ski/snowshoe/hike   Monday 20th at 1 pm Contact Carolyn 519-524-5181    Leisurely pace, 1 – 1.5 hrs Family Day Scavenger Hunt   Saturday 25th at 1 pm Contact Hugh & Colleen McGregor 519-524-8543 Level 2, leisurely pace, 1.5 – 2 hrs Falls Rese[Read more]

January Schedule

Sunday 1st at 2 pm Level 1, moderate pace, 1-1.5 hrs Contact Wendy Hoernig 519-524-6976 or Jerry Stirling 519-441-1318 Falls Reserve, Benmiller: Annual New Year’s Hike   Sunday 8th at 1 pm >>> CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW SQUALLS AND ROAD CLOSURES Contact Con Melady 524- 8730 or Sjani Craig 524-9136 Level 2, moderate pace, 1.5 hrs John Goldie Reserve: ski/snowshoe/hike   Saturday 14th at 9:30 am Contact Patrick Capper 519-606-0016 Level 2, moderate pace, 1-1.5 hrs Auburn to Pinery Line and back   Saturday 21st  at 1 pm Contact Anne Storey 519-529-3050 Level 1, moderate pace, 1.5 hrs Saratoga County Forest: Snowshoe or [Read more]

Lantern Making Workshops

For some extra fun at the annual favourite Candlelit Walk – kickoff to Goderich Winterfest 2017 – come make your own lantern to light the trail! Attend one or both Lantern Making workshops at the Parks Department Shed on Parsons Court, Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22 (two weeks before the Walk) from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. To display your wonderful lanterns on the trail and participate in a short, fun lantern parade at 7pm, Friday, Feb. 3, bring your lanterns to the Knights of Columbus Centre where you will light, parade and then install them where you like along the trail. Remember to take them home with you after the walk. [Read more]

December Schedule

Sunday 4th 1:30 pm

Contact Jerry Stirling 519-441-1318

Level 2, moderate pace, 1.5 hrs

Bannockburn Conservation Area: Snowshoe or Hike

 

Sunday 11th at 1 pm

Contact Anne Storey 519 529 3050

Level 2, easy-moderate pace, 1.5 hrs

Maitland Cemetery

 

Saturday 17th at 9 am

Contact Patrick Capper 519-606-0016

Level 1, moderate pace, 1 hr

Varna Nature Trails

 

Saturday 31st at 1 pm

Contact Hugh & Colleen McGregor 519-524-8543

Level 1, leisurely pace, 1-1.5 hrs

 

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Reptiles at Risk Free Workshop

November 18, 2016 brings the opportunity to learn more about the species of reptiles found in Ontario and our area that are at risk and how you can help.

It’s hands on!

Reptiles at Risk Workshop Poster

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November Schedule

Sunday Nov 6 at 12:30 pm

Contact Jerry Stirling (519) 441-1318

Level 1, Moderate pace, 1.5 hrs

Wawanosh Valley Conservation Area

 

Saturday Nov 19 at 1:30 pm

Contact Beth Ross (519) 524-8144

Level 2, Leisurely pace, 2 hrs

Nature Conservancy of Canada

 

Saturday Nov 26 at 1:30 pm

Contact Faye Ribey (519) 524-2070

Level 1, Moderate Pace, 1.5 hrs

Mavis/Taylor Trails

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Hunting Season in Huron County begins soon & a reminder!

First the reminder: Hikers please remember there is no parking on Bishops Road when accessing the trail for our treks through the countryside along the trail. Second: Hunting Season! Starts October 1st and there will be some trail closures during the months the hunters will be out, in, and around the trails. Some restrictions to note: September 24, 2016 – January 8, 2017:  Maitland River – geese and duck hunting is permitted.  Trails remain open due to the lower risk, but be aware. November 7 to 13 and December 5 to 11, 2016 – Maitland Trail closed for controlled gun hunting for deer. October 1 – December 31, 2016 ̵[Read more]

October Schedule

Saturday October 1 at 9 am

Contact Roger Goddard (519) 6121236

Level 1, Leisurely pace, 2 hrs

Bird watching at the Hullett Marsh Wildlife Area

 

Sunday Oct 9 at 1 pm

Contact Hugh & Colleen McGregor (519) 524-8543

Level 2, Moderate pace, 1.5 hrs

Maitland Cemetery “The Groves”

 

Sunday October 16 at 1:30 pm   

Level 1, Moderate pace, 2.5 hrs

Cycling the GART

 

Saturday October 29 at 1:30 pm

Contact Faye Ribey (519) 524-2070

Level 1, Moderate pace, 1 hr

Lobb’s Bush

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Maitland Trail Association’s now on Twitter!

We’re now on Twitter! Search for us using @MaitlandTrail on Twitter.com. Follow us using the Twitter icon at the top of the page!

When you’re hiking during the upcoming Camino Maitland Weekend, use the hastag #CaminoMaitland2016 to add to and keep up with the conversation!

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