Take a walk with Peter Dahl through the trails of Dahl Forest. In 2009 Peter and his family donated the Dahl Forest to the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust. Peter will reflect upon his reasons for doing so and histories of forest stewardship and the transformation of abandoned farmland into natural ecosystems over the last 60 years. Suitable for adults and teens. Dog friendly
HIKE #: 111
DATE: Thursday, September 19
START TIME: 1:30 pm
DURATION: 2 hours, 5km
LOCATION: Dahl Forest, 1307 Geeza Rd
MAXIMUM #: 15
LEADER : Peter Dahl
LEADER BIO: Peter grew up in Lindsay and as a child spent most weekends and holidays at ‘Dahl Forest Farms’ as it was then called. He helped his father, who was an engineer and businessman, to remove old fencing, build trails and plant over 100,000 trees.
Throughout his life Peter has watched the land evolve from barren fields to a rich forest ecology.
DIRECTIONS: From Haliburton follow Gelert Rd (County Rd . 1) to Geeza Rd just south of Gelert. Tur left/west on Geeza Rd. and drive to # 1307. The distance from Haliburton is approximately 28km. From Minden take Hwy 35 to South Lake Rd (County Rd 16). Turn east and follow South Lake Rd. to the “T” intersection at Gelert Rd (County Rd 1). Turn right and follow to Geeza Rd just south of Gelert. Turn left/east on Geeza Rd. and drive to # 1307. The distance from Minden is approximately 18km. GPS coordinates: N44.8529 W78.6167
- Walk with Peter
Thursday, September 19, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Venue: Dahl Forest