Explore Whip‐Poor ‐Will Farm and Forest through mixed forest, meadows, wetlands and remnants of past pioneer activity. An opportunity for winter bird and wildlife sightings. Suitable for adults, teens and children (if capable of distance). No dogs, please.
DATE: Saturday, February 8
START TIME: 1:30 pm
DURATION: 2 hours, 3 km
LOCATION: 1425 Francis Rd. Minden
MAXIMUM #: 30
AMENITIES: Parking, washrooms, shelter, water
LEADER: Cheryl & Eleanor Bathe
LEADER BIO: This mother and daughter team have lived in Haliburton County since May 1982. They have a keen interest in the natural and cultural heritage of the area. Eleanor is a professional photographer. Cheryl is a certified hike leader (Hike Ontario)
DIRECTIONS: From Haliburton follow Gelert Rd (County Rd 1) to Gelert, turn left onto Sedgwick Rd.
Continue down the hill and across the bridge. Turn right on Francis Rd and follow to the end. Distance from Haliburton is 22km. From Minden take Hwy 35 to South Lake Rd (County Rd 16). Turn east and follow South Lake Rd until it ends at Gelert Rd (County Rd 1). Turn right to Gelert. In Gelert turn left onto Sedgwick Rd. Continue down the hill and across the bridge. Turn right on Francis Rd. Distance from Minden is 14km. GPS coordinates: N44.8971, W78.5946
- Whip‐Poor ‐Will Winter
Saturday, February 8, 2020
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm