Circa 1835 William Lang and his wife Jane (Stewart) Lang built a carding and fulling mill on the Indian River, a mile north of the village of Lang. The sawmill in Lang burned in 1873 and shortly thereafter, William and his son-in-law Richard Hope added a saw house to their mill. By1892 the wool and carding business was discontinued...
Hell Holes Nature Trails & Caves , Centreville Ontario 420 Barrett Road, Centreville Ontario Admission: Adults $7.00, Youths (5-15) $5.00, Children Dare to go in the Hell Hole? Enjoy a 3.2 km self-guided tour through a unique geological area of Eastern Ontario. This privately owned land brings a little bit of everything to a hike/adventure. Bring your flashlight and descend 7.5 metres to...
Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area, Milton Ontario 7200 Appleby Line, Milton, ON L9T 2Y1 Website: http://www.conservationhalton.ca/park-details?park=rattlesnake-point The Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area was established as a conservation area in 1961 by the Halton Region Conservation Authority. It is a popular destination for hikers, backpackers, cyclists, rock climbers and nature-lovers. The park's offers ten kilometres of cliff edge and forest trails connect with the Bruce...
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Point Petre Hike Prince Edward County, Point Ontario GPS: N 43 14.3 W 79 58.383 Access: Moderate You must find the right spot!! Directions: From Picton follow County Rd 10 south to Cty Rd 24 which will take you to the point. When driving some the old service road on Cty Rd 24, you still have to take trail into the shoreline along the water. The...
Parrott's Bay Conservation Area, Amherstview Ontario Address: 4976 Bath Rd, Amherstview, ON K0H Parrott’s Bay is the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority’s newest conservation area. It has 117 hectares (289 acres) of woods and wetlands with beautiful waterfront views. Parrott’s Bay is a great place to get out and enjoy nature. The Conservation Area has limited facilities. There are no washrooms or...
Lattitude and Longitude: 44.531774 -76.202534 Look for Stanley Lash Lane west off Hwy 15, immediately south of Morton Open May 15 - November 15 Dawn until Dusk Rock Dunder is a wilderness area (230 acres) with carry in, carry out policies. The 3 trails include the Cabin Trail, the Morton Bay Loop, and the Summit Loop. This is an old Boy Scout camp...
Nawautin Nature Sanctuary, Grafton Ontario 101 Keewatin Dr, Grafton, ON K0K 2G0 Tucked away, quite, remote, and quaint This 5.31 hectare sanctuary shelters a wide variety of wildlife including deer, fox, beaver, rabbits and birds. Discover a small covered bridge, several ponds, waterfront parks and a pebbly beach that slopes gradually to Lake Ontario. Accessible from the Estate of Nawautin Shores,...
Peter's Wood Provincial Nature Reserve, Roseneath Ontario 992 McDonald Rd, Roseneath, ON K0K 2X0, Canada Peter’s Woods is on the sandy, north-facing slope of the Oak Ridges Moraine. Steep-sided valleys have been cut into this northern slope by surface runoff, springs and the headwater streams of Mill Creek. Deciduous forests of sugar maple beech, red oak and deciduous-evergreen forest containing hemlock...
Gull Pond, Prince Edward County Ontario 325 Charwell Point Rd, Prince Edward, ON K0K, Canada Prepare for some off-roading! This is a very remote location reached from old service roads, prepare for a slow bumpy ride! This is a great area to hike around Gull Pond across the water to almost a remote shoreline around the pond and explore the terrain and...
Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area, Kingston Ontario 1641 Perth Road, Glenburnie, ON http://crca.ca/conservation-lands/conservation-areas/little-cataraqui-creek-conservation-area/ A reclaimed swath of farmland which offers visitors year round access to this natural beauty enjoying 394-heactare of marsh field and forest habitat. This gem just outside of Kingston Ontario boasts a network of trails and boardwalks, great for summertime and wintertime activities for the whole family. [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d2856.2466237464087!2d-76.51503068448162!3d44.28431667910466!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x4cd2aeb2f44a57b7%3A0x45cd3e3fadac8e77!2sLittle+Cataraqui+Creek+Conservation+Area!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sca!4v1486488507287&w=600&h=450]
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