Sunday, 25 March 2012

Splitrock Narrows Land Conservation

The Dufferin Hi-Land Bruce Trail is proud to announce their preservation of Splitrock Narrows. Once a mighty glacier, this now majestic meadow filled with rolling hills, passageways, lavish forests, and wildflowers offers members of the Bruce Trail the ability to enjoy hikes extended from the Optimum Route, with the help, commitment, and donations of the club.

By joining the Bruce Trail Club and the Dufferin Hi-Land Club, participants will be able to explore the 73 acres of prime Niagara Escarpment forest, cliff, and meadow, just north of Mono Cliffs Provincial Park. On April 22, 2012, members alike will have the brilliant opportunity to explore Splitrock Narrows, including the crevice system, early wildflowers, and unbelievable views along with the company of others.  With the generosity of members and participants of the event, the Bruce Trail Club and the Dufferin Hi-Land Club will be able raise the projected costs , $410,000,for preserving the land by May 24,2012.

So for those who are interesting in helping with this great cause, here are the details regarding the time and location of the event.
         The exploration of Splitrock Narrows will be between 10 am and 3 pm on April 22, 2012
·         Location: 1 km north of the 25th Sideroad, Mono, on the 2nd Line EHS
      Directions: From Highway 10, proceed north past Orangeville to the 25th Sideroad and turn right. Proceed to the 2nd Line EHS and turn left. Follow the signs for the event and parking.
      Directions: From Airport Road, proceed north pas the Hockley Valley to the 25th Sideroad and turn left. Follow the signs for the event and parking
          While the Bruce Trail is not currently on this property, its location can be seen on Map 19 of the 26th Edition Bruce Trail Reference, just north of the northern end of the Walter Tovell Side Trail

For more information, please visit the Bruce Trail website at, or call 1-800-665-4453

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