Dec
19
    Fall Hiking - Bennett Heritage Trail - Silver Creek Day Hike - 13 km

    Time: 10:00:00 AM

    Description:

    Please Register - Only REGISTRANTS are permitted to participate in this event.

    If you have registered but can't attend, log in, click on "Already registered", then cancel.
    REMINDER: A mask and hand sanitizer are required.

    At this time, we are accepting "guest" registrations. Please see the TBN website for instructions on how to register as a guest.

    Registration will be open 6 days before the event.  We will open the site for registrations the Monday morning before the hike at 9.30 am. I realize this can be a pain but it will help prevent people from registering for all future hikes.  It will be just like the rides that we have been doing this season.

    This hike starts at Scotsdale farm which was an internationally renowned breeding farm for Arabian horses and shorthorn beef cattle.  The farm is still a working farm and is managed by the Credit Valley Conservation Authority.  There are lots of rolling hills, see the Great Esker, and numerous limestone rocks.

    Meet at the free parking in lot at end of entrance roadway off Trafalgar Road.

    Distance:  13 km

    Pace:       Moderate (~3.5 km/hr)

    Terrain:     Moderate - some hills and/or poor footing.   Depending on the weather conditions it may be advisable to bring icers and/or hiking poles

    Directions:  Take the 401 west to exit 328 for Regional Road 3/Trafalgar Road Turn right onto Trafalgar Road.   Turn left onto Hwy 7 W/ON-7 W (signs for Acton).  Slight right onto Trafalgar Rd N/Regional Rd 3 (signs for Regional Road 3/Trafalgar Road N/Ballinafad/Brisbane) and travel 1.7 km before making right turn into Scotsdale Farm (in Halton Hills).  

    https://www.google.com/maps/place/Scotsdale+Farm/@43.6838257,-79.9875138,13.67z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x882b0cf304d0ab1b:0xe9fc33925e8da6c9!8m2!3d43.6881076!4d-79.9896464

    Leader:   Dave Gagne