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Millbrook’s Trout Ponds Trails Re-visited

***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.*** Millbrook’s Trout Ponds Trails Re-visited UPDATE – April 22 2021 – Thanks to Dave D’Agostino’s comment below, I’ve learned that you can continue past Fire road […]

Life With The General (Foods), Part Two

Where else could I have worked in a food production plant and met the RCMP, a bomb squad and a police investigator … have your attention yet? Keep reading to find out more details. Phase three of my life with the General found me working in the Desserts & Beverage Laboratory, the largest of many […]

Walking or Hiking Trails Near Belleville Ontario Canada

These are links to our reviews of trails about half an hour (or less) drive from Belleville. Simply click on the links below to open a review with accurate trailhead locations and full trail reviews. Since some trails are simply nowhere near a major center, just click this link : Map Locations of ALL Trails […]

Quinte Isle’s South Beach Dunes and Huyck’s Point CA 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.*** Quinte Isle’s South Beach Dunes and Huyck’s Point CA Review This review is of two Crown Lands on the South-West shore of Quinte Isle. You can […]

Life With The General (Foods), Part One

How well, I remember as a teenager hitch hiking north on Ontario Street in Cobourg after high school, wondering what that long low brick building was with the strange odour emanating from its roof top. A couple of years later I was actually working there. Seems like at most places, its not what you know […]

The Point Petre Lakeshore Crown Lands 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 Point Petre Lakeshore Crown Lands Review There are nine roadside accesses from Point Petre Road and there are many ways to get to them. So, […]

Walking Trails Near Peterborough Ontario Canada

Awhile back, one of our readers asked for some trail suggestions near Peterborough. I made a few recommendations, but then, I took a closer look and compiled the list below. So, these are links to our reviews of trails about half an hour (or less) drive from Peterborough. Simply click on the links below to […]

Walking Trails Near Port Hope & Cobourg, Ontario Canada

The Wife and I often want a close, “quick to get to and return from” trail, especially during the recent stay near Home orders. Since my back doesn’t like it when I walk on hard flat surfaces, “in town” wandering isn’t a preferred option. So, I made a list of all the trails about half […]

Strathmore House To Brookside Youth Centre

Strathmore House (Brookside) located at 390 King Street East, Cobourg Ontario is thought to have been built during the mid-1870’s by George M. Clark, a solicitor for the Canadian Pacific Railroad and a well respected Cobourg citizen, a staunch Conservative and a close friend of Sir John A. MacDonald. George Mackenzie Clark was born in […]

Walking Trails Near Oshawa, Ajax, Whitby, & Pickering, Ontario Canada

Amongst many other ways, I sometimes use search terms like the title of this posting, to find trails near a location I plan on exploring. Since that often works out for me, I thought I would provide a list of trails for others who use the same method. So, these are links to our reviews […]