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Hiking and Cycling Collingwood Blue Mountains Ontario

 

The Bruce Trail

Osler Bluff Lookout Bruce Trail Hiking

The Bruce Trail crosses Ontario from Niagara region through to Tobermory. The Blue Mountains Club maintains the Bruce Trail areas from Lavender to Craigleith, which boasts the highest elevation on the Bruce Trail at 540 m at Osler Bluff Lookout. The Beaver Valley Club looks after the trail from Craigleith to Blantyre through Loree Forest and Kolapore.  

Collingwood Trails

Collingwood TrailsCollingwood’s growing network of Trails now exceeds sixty kilometers of well-marked trails and is a great way to get around town and see the sights. The trails are four-season, multi-use paths for walkers, joggers, cyclists, skiers and snowshoers.

The Georgian Trail

Georgian Trail

The Georgian Trail is a 34 km trail following the old rail route of the original Northern Railway. Great for hiking, cross country skiing and cycling, it stretches from Collingwood’s Harbourview Park to the waterfront in Meaford. The trail cuts through some of the region’s best features, the mountain, waterfront, apple orchards and beaches.

Kolapore Forest

Kolapore Forest

Kolapre Forest and Uplands is located about 20 kms south-west of Collingwood and known for the many trails that intersect throughout the forest. Over 50 km of marked trails attract hikers, cross country skiers and birding enthusiasts. Watch for the parking lot sign off Grey Road 2. It is recommended that you purchase a trail map. See website for details.

Metcalfe Rock

Metcalfe Rock

Metcalfe Rock is one of Ontario’s oldest climbing areas, an outcrop of the Niagara Escarpment located just outside of Collingwood. This limestone cliff reaches heights of over 100 ft. in sections and offers climbing routes of all grades and styles. Access is easy and a parking lot is just off the road. An extra bonus is the crevices and caves that surround it. Free Spirit Tours and On the Rocks offer guided tours for climbing and caving in this area.

Loree Forest

Loree Forest

 

A moderate level 7.1 km hike accessed from Grey Rd 2 to Victoria Corners. Head east on 21 Sideroad for 5.2 km (parking here). Follow the blue blazes on the north side of the road for 200 meters until it intersects the main Bruce Trail (white blazes) and turn left. Highlights include dramatic views over Georgian Bay and the Beaver Valley, maple and birch forest and ferns. Maps available online and at our Visitor Centre.

The Blue Mountains Trails

Thornbury

The Blue Mountains offers a total of 260 kilometres of trails ranging from sidewalks to limestone and natural
based trails. The trails offer scenic adventures along the Georgian Bay Shoreline and the Niagara
Escarpment. They also link through a variety of towns and villages in The Blue Mountains.

unleashedtours

Unleashed Tours offers guided hiking experiences in South Georgian Bay. Unplug and unwind on the local trails. Dog friendly tours.

Unleashed Tours inspires visitors and residents to develop a sense of the unique identity and character of the South Georgian Bay area through active exploration.

Unleashed tours offers programs such as the Trail Master, a program that operates like a class pass system where signing up entitles you to 8 different hikes to be fulfilled as your schedule permits. You’ll receive weekly emails detailing the hikes for the upcoming week. You pick and choose the dates and times that fit into your schedule. Maybe you’re a Trail Master in 3 weeks, maybe it’s more like 6 months.

 

Southern Georgian Bay Cycling Adventures Map

Grey County Cycling Routes

Blue Mountain Village Mountain Biking

Cycle B & B South Georgian Bay

unleashed tours

 

 

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