Monthly Archives: August 2017

Fowlds Mill, Hastings, Ontario

  The Town of Hastings straddles a set of rapids where the Trent River narrows, at the eastern end of Rice Lake. The Trent-Severn Waterway is a 386 kilometre canal route connecting Lake Ontario at Trenton to Lake Huron at Port Severn. The rivers were an important part of settlement in Upper Canada as they […]

Crow’s Pass Conservation Area Review

***Please click on this link Map Locations of ALL Trails on this Site to view a map with the location of every trail “2oldguyswalking” has written a review on.*** CROW’S PASS CONSERVATION AREA TRAILS REVIEW Having been caught off guard by my enjoyment of Heber Down Conservation Area, I figured I’d give the CLOCA (Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority) another look over. Due […]

The Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre

  I remember well this old run-down limestone building on Durham Street in Cobourg. It was always referred to as “The Barracks” to us old-timers around the area. We used to pass by it frequently when I was a student at the Cobourg District Collegiate West in the 1960’s on our way down to the […]

Heber Down Conservation Area Review

***Please click on this link Map Locations of ALL Trails on this Site to view a map with the location of every trail “2oldguyswalking” has written a review on.*** HEBER DOWN CONSERVATION AREA TRAILS REVIEW We just spent three days exploring a CA within five kilometers of Whitby’s City Hall and thoroughly enjoyed it ! It all started when the Wife wanted to walk somewhere “different”. She suggested […]

The Port Granby Project

  Travelling along the former Kingston Road now known as the Lakeshore Road west from Port Hope, Ontario, you may be surprised at the beautiful scenery you are met with. This narrow in places, quiet, heritage road follows the Lake Ontario shoreline as far as Newcastle. The first landmark you pass through is the first […]