Hiking Offa’s Dike

  Bernard Goward   I spent six days late summer hiking along the historic National Trail, known as Offa’s Dyke. It was glorious.  This trail runs 177 miles(285 km), wandering back and forth along the border between Wales and England. I hiked half the trail starting in the south at Chepstow and finishing at Knighton, averaging (more…)

South Huron Trail Hike Delight

Twelve hikers set out Saturday morning October 12 on the MacNaughton-Morrison Trail Hike (aka South Huron Trail) led by Tracy H. This trail connects The MacNaughton-Morrison Trail with the Morrison Dam Conservation Area Trail. The Morrison Dam was built in 1959 initially to provide a water reservoir for the Exeter Canning factory. No longer used (more…)

President’s Annual Message 2019

November 2019 We have had a robust year on the Avon Trail. Memberships and volunteerism have increased, off-road trail increased, bridges and stiles upgraded, signage improved, a diversity of hikes offered, and new equipment purchased. The website continues to grow, and the Avon Trail Tales Newsletter now resides on the site. Our February Social at (more…)

Reminder – October Hike on the Bruce Trail

Saturday October 19 – Bruce Trail Hike (rain or shine) This 17 km hike passes through beautiful terrain, mainly deciduous forest. The well worn footpaths provide good footing. The rolling  terrain allows long views in places and is a good example of the Bruce Escarpment  This In and Out hike will include several side trails. (more…)