2018 Trails Information

Mud Creek Trail

When: Saturday, April 21 at 10:00AM

Type of Trail: Asphalt, flat

Meeting Place: At the parking lot found at the intersection of Tweedsmuir Ave W. and Wedgewood Ave, Chatham

“Mud Creek Park, featuring the Mud Creek Trail, is an interesting venue to spend your leisure time while watching the ducks and birds.” – CK Trail Map

 

 

Clear Creek Forest 

When: Saturday, May 19 at 10:00AM

Type of Trail: Uneven/Natural Trail

Meeting Place: Cochrane Line/Duart Road, Highgate

“The heavily forested ravines contrast greatly with Southwestern Ontario’s vast croplands. A tiny creek passes through some of Ontario’s largest hardwood trees. Early May is unsurpassed for the variety and colours of spring wildflowers, as well as colourful warblers returning after wintering in the tropics.” – CK Trail Map

 

 

Laura Secord Hike**

When: Saturday, June 16 at 10:00AM

Type of Trail: Uneven/Natural/Urban Paths

Travel to Niagara  region with us and complete the Laura Secord Hike (30kms). This hike is hosted by the Bruce Trail Conservancy-Niagara Club and costs $25.00.

Due to costs and the popularity of this event, registration is required. We are planning to carpool and figure out hotels- please contact us for more info!

 

Tulip Tree Trail

When: Saturday, July 20 at 10:00AM

Type of Trail: Barrier free

Meeting Place: Rondeau Provincial Park- Tulip Tree Trail-head- Free admission on this day.

We will celebrating the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” day with a family walk! The 1.5km “… barrier free trail provides a close up look at some of Rondeau’s unique features. There are many boardwalks where you can stop to get a great look at all of the sloughs and wildlife that are found in and around them.”-Source

 

Erieau Blvd./Marsh Trail

When:  Saturday, August 18 at 10:00AM

Type of Trail: Paved/Gravel/

Meeting Place: 780 Ross Lane, Erieau

Erieau Boulevard Trail- “A multi-use, asphalt trail through the centre of Erieau is the perfect place to go for a jog, ride your bike, or take a peaceful stroll through the town” – CK Trails Map

Erieau Marsh trail- “The Marsh trail offers stunning views of Rondeau Bay and is on a former rail bed, and you may still notice some visible tracks.” – CKTrails Map

 

 

020-640x480-1Rowson’s Tilbury West Conservation Area, 

When: Saturday, September 22

Type of Trail: Natural

Meeting Place: We will be meeting at 15172 South Middle Road, Lakeshore

“Rowsom’s Tilbury West Conservation Area has a picnic shelter,  fishing and hiking along the trails. It is also a Memorial Forest site. The park is open 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. all year, free of charge.” – LTVCA

 

Maple Leaf Cemetery

When: Saturday, October 20

Type of Trail: Paved/Natural

Meeting Place: 55 Maple Leaf Lane, Chatham

Join us for a stroll and hear some of the history of Chatham-Kent.

 

 

**PLEASE NOTE THAT WHILE WE LOVE DOGS, WE ASK THAT FOR THE SAFETY OF OTHERS, WILDLIFE, AND YOUR OWN PET, THAT YOU LEAVE THEM AT HOME FOR OUR EVENTS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION AND UNDERSTANDING!