(private land)   

Take a walk with winter travel expert and historian, Craig Macdonald. You will hear a brief talk on Native snowshoes and snowshoeing.  Then from his house near Dwight, he will lead you on a snowshoe adventure along some spectacular forest trails to Marsh’s Falls and return on the Lake of Bays Heritage Foundation property.  Bring your snowshoes.  If you would like to try traditional wooden snowshoes with lamp wick bindings  bring along a pair of moccasins. Suitable for adults, teens and children 10+. No dogs please.

HIKE #18

DATE:  Sunday, February 9

START TIME:  1:30 pm

DURATION:  2.5 hour;  3 km

LOCATION:  1001 Sale Rd. Dwight



AMENITIES: Parking, washrooms, shelter and water

LEADER: Craig Macdonald

LEADER BIO:  Craig has worked 47 years for the Ontario Government and 24 years as Recreation Specialist in Algonquin Park.  He has gone on yearly snowshoe expeditions for the past 40 years. These have taken him through many wilderness areas in Eastern Canada.  In his spare time he manufactures winter camping equipment and loves to be in the woods at all times of the year.

DIRECTIONS:  From Minden, travel approximately 68 km north on Hwy 35 past the Oxtongue River for a distance of .5 km to Sale Road. Turn left on Sale Rd. and stop at the first house (#1001) From Haliburton, take Hwy 118 west to Carnarvon , approximately 24 km and turn right onto Hwy 35 and travel north approximately 52 km on Hwy 35 to Sale Road. Turn left and stop at the first house on Sale Rd.(#1001).

  • Walk into Winter
    Sunday, February 9, 2020
    1:30 pm - 4:00 pm