Seven Rivers Badge Hike Series (New for 2024!)

The Nottawasaga River flows from the Orangeville Reservoir in Island Lake Conservation Area (in the towns of Orangeville and Mono) through the Dufferin Hi-land and Blue Mountains Sections. It empties at Wasaga Beach in the Nottawasaga Bay, an inlet of Georgian Bay on Lake Huron.  Our Nottawasaga River hike is in the Hockley Valley Provincial … Read more

Bruce Trail Club Fundraiser at Orangeville Theatre

Tickets are now on sale for the Bruce Trail Club Fundraiser at Orangeville Theatre! Tip of the Iceberg by Chris Rait, Mark Williams & Jeannine Bouw Gordon and Archie have been friends for over 70 years, living and working in the remote fishing village of Murphy’s Harbour, Newfoundland. Through some internet research, Archie believes that he … Read more

Dufferin Hi-Land Hike Series

There is still time to register for the following Dufferin Hi-Land hikes series posted on the BTC website: Spring Grind 2024 Hike Series – five “small group” hikes from March through to June, progressively increasing in both length and total ascent. Staring with a 19 km/450 meter ascent hike, progressing to 25 km with up … Read more

Make Mono Shine – May 4th

Join in to help Mono Community  clean up local parks, trails, and walkways. Help clean up the parks, trails, and walkways and get a chance to win prizes for litter collection! And then take a break from collecting litter to enjoy a guided family hike: 10:30AM – 2.5 km Turnbull Trail – meet at the … Read more

President’s Report

The last 6 months have been a busy time for our Board of Directors with the organization of new teams, a better communication strategy, and enhanced volunteer management. Our new Biodiversity Committee supports the ecology of the Dufferin Hi-land Trail corridor through a combination of education, land stewardship, and special events. Check out the biodiversity … Read more

Seven Rivers Hike Series

By Margery Cruise It’s time to sign up for the Seven Rivers hikes! This series features rivers in our Headwaters area: Humber, Nottawasaga, Boyne, Pine, Mad, Noisy and Pretty Rivers. It includes 7 hikes from three Bruce Trail Sections: Blue Mountains (3), Dufferin Hi-Land (2) and Caledon Hills (2). The hikes are scheduled for April … Read more

New Volunteer Sign-up System

Thank-you Dufferin Hi-land Volunteers Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Bruce Trail. Over the past year we have created a volunteer database with over 100 volunteers for the Dufferin Hi-land Bruce Trail Club. To make it easier for volunteers to sign up for volunteer positions, we have joined the website: We will … Read more

Bruce Trail Guide Book 1969

By Bryan Foley Thanks to Ruth Moffats detective work, I have acquired for the DHLBTC archives , the 5th edition of the Bruce Trail Guide Book 1969. Measured from N to S, Lavender being 0.0 , the DHL section was approximately 22 MILES  in length. A ruler was included to measure distances. From an archival … Read more