“We will only value and fight to protect what we know and love.” -David Suzuki

This full day adventure will allow you to connect (fall in love) with nature in a way that you have never experienced before. Get ready for a personal paradigm shift! Solitudes and solo opportunities, reflection moments, journal writing with nature surrounding you, connecting with Earth mystics who will help you to truly value the importance of nature…. Its treasures are waiting to be discovered by you! Please bring a litterless lunch, healthy snacks and water. Suitable for adults and kids 10 +. No dogs please.

ADOPTED BY: Susan Hay Studio

HIKE # 26

DATE: Thursday, September 19

START TIME: 9:00 am

DURATION: 7 hours, 1km

LOCATION: Abbey Gardens, 1012 Garden Gate Drive



AMENITIES: Parking, washrooms, shelter,  food and beverage services

LEADER:  Rob Taylor

LEADER BIO: Rob Taylor is a retired science and environmental/experiential outdoor educator who is passionate about writing, relationships, eating to live and ~living more lightly’. He continues trying to make differences by teaching people of all ages that we are part of NATURE; dependent on air, soil,water, photosynthesis and biodiversity for our health and well-being. NATURE is our life support system.

DIRECTIONS: From Minden take Hwy 35 north to Carnarvon (approximately 13km), turn right (east) on Hwy 118 Follow Hwy 118 approximately 11km to Garden Gate Drive. (If you come to Lakeside Golf Course on the right you have gone too far). Turn right on Garden Gate Drive  into Abbey Gardens. The distance from Minden is approximately 24km. From Haliburton follow Hwy 118 past Lakeside Golf Course to Garden Gate Drive. The distance from Haliburton is approximately 15km. Please park in the lot beside Haliburton Highlands Brewing. Directly across from the lot is the entrance to the gardens where you will meet your guide. GPS coordinates: N 45.1080, W 78.6184

  • Falling in Love with Nature
    Thursday, September 19, 2019
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Venue:   Abbey Gardens

1012 Garden Gate Blvd, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada, K0M 1S0