Fall Hiking - Hockley Valley - 13km

  • 17 Nov 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Hockley Valley (near Orangeville)
Hockley Valley Provincial Nature Reserve is located within the rolling moraine landscapes of the Niagara Escarpment which was created by a long process of erosion.  This hike takes you through three loops in the Hockley Valley Nature Reserve

Hockley Valley is very hilly with some rolling sections. A good cardio workout  Free parking in Bruce Trail lot located on Hockley Road east of the trailhead.

Please Note that with the recent snow fall there may be an accumulation of snow in the bush.  It is strongly recommended that you bring Icers and Hiking Poles if you have them.  Please also dress warmly.  The current prediction is sunny with a high of 0 degrees.  It should be a great day.

Distance:  13 km
Pace:       Moderate (~4.5 km/hr)

Terrain:     Moderate - some hills and/or poor footing
Directions:  Take Hwy 400 north to Hwy 9.  Take the exit and continue left along Hwy 9 West to Airport Rd.  Turn right on Airport Rd. and go north to Hockley Valley Rd. (flashing light at the bottom of the hill).  Turn left on to Hockley Valley Rd and continue to the Bruce Trail Parking Lot.  This is on the north side of Hockley Valley Rd between 3rd Line EHS and the 2nd Line EHS.  The trail head is just a little further to the west but we will meet in the parking lot.

Hike Leader:  Martin