(private land)         

This discovery hike for the young and young at heart will explore the wonders of the wildlife in winter around Bark Lake.   We will wander and look for tracks, scat and signs of woodland critters. First timers and avid hikers alike come and embrace the art and science of snowshoeing. Come dressed for the weather and show up early if you need to rent snowshoes or help to put them on.

Suitable for adults, teens, and children 10+. No dogs please

HIKE #14

DATE: Sunday, February 9

START TIME: 10:00 am

DURATION:  1.5 hours, 2 km

LOCATION: Bark Lake Leadership and Conference Centre, 1551 Bark Lake Drive, Irondale, ON

RATING: Moderate


AMENITIES: Parking, shelter, washrooms, water, snowshoes

LEADER:  Joe Fortin

LEADER BIO:       As the Program Manager, Joe is a jack-of-all trades. His talents range from maintaining the technology on site to monitoring the local Species at Risk. A field naturalist by training (care of Fleming College and Lakehead University), Joe has found a home at Bark Lake where he can “help people find the familiar in the strange and the extraordinary in the everyday”.  When not in his office, you can often find him out along the edge of the marsh with his camera, looking for ducks and other wetland creatures. Joe looks forward to having you and your group up for what he is certain will be an amazing experience

DIRECTIONS: From Minden take South Lake Road (County Rd  16) to the Gelert Road (County Rd  1). Turn right and continue to the Milburn Rd, turn left and continue to Hwy 503. Turn left on 503 and continue past Irondale to Bark Lake Drive, turn left into the Centre. The travel distance from Minden is 30km. From Haliburton take Hwy 118 east to Glamorgan Rd (County Road 3), then south to County Rd  503. Turn right and continue west to Bark Lake Drive, turn right to the Centre. Travel distance from Haliburton is 32km. Please drive to the Bark Lake Office, and meet hike leader there. GPS coordinates: N 44.92515, W 78.46659

  • Winter Wanderland
    Sunday, February 9, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am