Check out this charming walking trail near Wilberforce. It is a short spur trail which connects to the Prospector Trail and traverses a portion of the forested I B & O rail trail, then branches off to follow a small ridge beside a stream, and ends at a pristine lake. Suitable for adults, teens, and children 7 yr +. No dogs please.
HIKE #: 69
DATE: Saturday, September 21
START TIME: 10:00 am
DURATION: 1.5 hour, 2km
LOCATION: Loop Rd. on the northern edge of Wilberforce, just north of the intersection of Loop Rd. and Tall Pine Rd.. Park on Loop Rd. between the orange cones.
MAXIMUM # 15
AMENITIES: Parking, and washrooms, shelter, food, water/beverage nearby
LEADER: Joanne Vanier
LEADER BIO: Joanne has lived in the area since 1990 and developed her love of the local trails through geocaching. She works for the Municipality of Highlands East as Community Economic Development Coordinator and volunteers with the Wilberforce Fair when she’s not on the trails maintaining the many caches in the Geocaching Capital of Canada.
DIRECTIONS: From Haliburton take Hwy 118 east approximately 19km to Essonville Line (County Rd 4). Turn left and follow for it 9km to Loop Rd (County Rd 648). Turn left on Loop Rd. In 3.1km the trail head is on the right. The distance from Haliburton is approximately. 31km. From Gooderham take County Rd . 503 12.1km to Tory Hill, keep right onto Hwy 118 for 3.8km. Continue straight onto Loop Rd for 9.4km. Trail head is on the right, just past Tall Pine Rd.. Distance from Gooderham is approximately. 25.2km. Limited parking is available on the trail head. GPS coordinates: N 45.0585, W 78.2069
- Into Sucker Lake
Saturday, September 21, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Venue: Sucker Lake