Date: Saturday June 4
Leader: Andrea Moses
Please note that we have changed this hike from Sunday to Saturday.
It is a long way up there, it is a fun place, and we want to take our
time getting back.
The trailhead is 147 Km from Yonge and York Mills and should take
approximately 2 hours to drive to, depending on the traffic in
We are meeting at Yonge and York Mills,
and we will depart from there at 10:00am sharp.
For those of you with Bruce trail books, we are hiking
the section in the top third of Map 23.
Driving instructions to the Parking lot at Pretty River Valley
Take Highway 401 to Highway 400 North.
Drive north on Highway 400 to Barrie.
Take Exit 98 to Bayfield Street in Barrie.
Turn left onto Bayfield Street, drive NW for 5.6 Km and look for
the turn onto Highway 26 on the left.
Turn left onto Highway 26 and drive west until you reach
Stayner. If you are early, grab a coffee at the Tim Hortons there.
At the lights in Stayner, do not turn right to continue on
Highway 26. Instead, go straight through the intersection and
continue West on Main Street East until you reach the town of
Duntroon (about 8.3 Km). You will be driving along County
At the lights in Duntroon turn right onto County Road 124 and
drive north for 5.4 Km to Sideroad 33 and 34.
Turn left onto Sideroad 33 and 34 and drive straight west
for 5.8 km. Just before the road takes a sharp left turn, there
is a gravel parking lot on the left of the road.
This is where we are parking,
a short walk from the trailhead. If you turn the corner you
have gone too far.
We will try to get started at 12:00 noon.
Go back to the schedule page.