Explore Benoir Lake, the York River and High Falls on this excursion. We will watch for wildlife along the York River and ‘park’ at the base of the falls, where we will get out and hike some rugged terrain to the top of the falls for a lunch break. Bring sturdy hiking shoes and canoe/kayak/paddle board. Algonquin Rental canoes are available at Pine Grove Point at a discounted price of $30 per day. You will need to purchase a day use fee for Algonquin Park. Suitable for adults, teens, and children 8 + (with paddling experience). No dogs please.
HIKE #: 60
DATE: Friday, September 20
START TIME:10:30 am – 2:30 am
DURATION: 4 hours, 4km hiking, 4km paddling
LOCATION: Pine Grove Point Campground, 4445 Elephant Lake Rd., Harcourt
MAXIMUM # 16
AMENITIES: Parking, shelter, washrooms, launch, food
LEADER: Andrea Mueller
LEADER BIO: Andrea Mueller is an outdoor enthusiast with a passion for hiking, camping and canoeing. For years Andrea worked as an outdoor educator and facilitated many experiences. Now as the Recreation Program Coordinator for the Municipality of Dysart et al she is excited to be working on the Explore Our Lakes project.
DIRECTIONS: From Haliburton travel east on Hwy 118 (approximately 18.6km). Turn left (north) on Essonville Line Rd (County Rd 4). At stop sign in Wilberforce, turn left on Loop Rd (County Rd 648). Turn left on Elephant Lake Rd (County Rd 10). Travel approximately 12.1km to Pine Grove Point, 4445 Elephant Lake Rd. Distance from Haliburton is 50km. Distance from Minden is approximately 75km. GPS coordinates: W78.1563, N45.2063
- High Falls Paddle and Hike
Friday, September 20, 2019
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Venue: Pine Grove Point Campground