Category UNCATEGORIZED

Port Hope Ontario, Batoche Hero

“One of the Midland men on the slopes of the hill near the cemetery was hit by a volley from the west side of the river, and the ambulance men going to his relief were also fired upon. This seemed to infuriate the men and their officers saw there was no holding them any longer. […]

Depot Creek Nature Reserve (Bellrock) Trail 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.*** Depot Creek Nature Reserve (Bellrock) Trail Review At over five kms from Hwy 38 and over twenty kms from the 401, this place is beautifully silent and secluded. […]

Gore’s Landing, Ontario

Gore’s Landing has to be the most unique and picturesque village in Ontario. The entire village hugs the south shore of Rice Lake and one of the highest hills of the Oak Ridges Moraine separated by the scenic and winding Northumberland County Road #9 (Oak Ridges Drive) . This severely restricts any southern expansion and […]

The Northumberland County Forest Loop Trail (across from the McDonald Tract) 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.***   The Northumberland County Forest Loop Trail (across from the McDonald Tract) Review  This unnamed trail intersects the far Eastern stretches of the Woodland Trails. The Sweet Fern and Black Oak trails run through it on their return to the Woodland trailhead and parking lot ***INSERT LINK***. It provides a shortcut to the furthest reaches […]

Elizabethville Ontario Ghost Mills

Elizabethville is a small village that is usually thought of in terms that if you blink while driving through the area on County Road #9 you could easily miss it, that is because most of the village is south on County Road #65. Located on the Little Ganaraska River in the northwest corner of Hope […]

Beaver Meadow Wildlife Management Area (near Picton) Trails 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.*** Beaver Meadow Wildlife Management Area (near Picton) Lookout Trails Review We’d just wasted over an hour at Picton’s Macaulay Mountain, trying to find trail markers under […]

Historic Grafton Ontario

“Look up…waaaaay up!” are words likely etched in the memories of many generations of Canadians, were made famous by one of Grafton’s most notable citizens Bob Homme. Read his story later in this post. Grafton, located 12 Kms east of Cobourg on County Road #2 north of Lake Ontario is a small village very big […]