Hike the Lower Don Trail in Toronto

Hike the Lower Don Trail, which follows the Don River in Toronto, with detours through Riverdale Farm and Evergreen Don Valley Brickworks. Out and back loop of approximately 7-8 km on relatively flat, well marked trail. Start and end at restaurant where we can have lunch after the hike. For more information on this trail and the area, read the TRCA brochure which can be downloaded from the internet at: http://www.trca.on.ca/dotAsset/93713.pdf.

The Basics
Event Location: 
Date(s) & Time: 
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 09:00
Registration Cut Off: 
Event Duration: 
3 hours hiking + lunch
Difficulty Rating: 
Participant Info
Who's Invited: 
WCA members as well our Durham Outdoor Club members
Itinerary description: 

We'll start at the parking lot of Whistler's restaurant at 955 Broadview Avenue. From here we'll walk down Pottery Road to the start of the Lower Don Trail, then follow the trail south to Gerrard Street. From here we'll cross over the Don River for a quick walk through Riverdale Farm, then hike north on the Don Trail to Pottery Road and a walk through the Evergreen Brickworks. From here we'll climb back up Pottery Road to Whistler's restaurant and the end of the end.

Recommended Items to Bring: 

Usual items for a 3 hour outdoor hike.

How to Get There
Event Directions: 

The start and end of the hike is at 995 Broadview Avenue (Broadview and Mortimer/Pottery Road) in Toronto. It's about a 5 minute walk from Broadview subway station.

Event Coordinator/s Contact Information
Contact (Name): 
Geri James
please use email to contact Geri