A leisurely snowshoe walk on the Dahl Forest Trails with Peter Dahl. Peter will share his knowledge and love for conservation and the natural features of the property. Animal tracks and signs are likely. In 2009 Peter and his family donated the Dahl Forest to the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust. Suitable for adults, teens and children 10 + yrs. No dogs please.
DATE: Saturday, February 8
START TIME: 9:00 am
DURATION: 2 hours, 4 km
LOCATION: Dahl Forest, 1307 Geeza Rd
RATING: Moderate. Easy terrain and pace, length is adjustable to circumstances.
MAXIMUM # 15
AMENITIES: Parking ‐ along Geeza Rd at Dahl Forest trailhead
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.
DIRECTIONS: From Haliburton follow Gelert Rd (County Rd. 1) to Geeza Rd 5 km south of Gelert. Turn 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 5 km 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
- Dahl Forest in Winter
Saturday, February 8, 2020
9:00 am - 11:00 am