New Year, New Land: Discover Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes in Winter


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Join the Friends of Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes Society and the Ecology Action Centre for a guided winter hike in the wondrous Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes area.

On this three hour hike, you will:

  • Visit the Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area
  • Pass by land that is not yet protected as a park
  • Learn to recognize trees in winter
  • Spot signs of wildlife

This hike will be moderate in difficulty. Participants must wear sturdy winter boots (snowshoes may be an option, given weather conditions). The hike is limited to 25 participants and will be led by leaders with first aid and hiking leadership training.

You must register online before the hike. Additional hike details, including updates about cancellations and rescheduling, and what to bring, will be emailed to you following registration. Questions? Please contact Karen McKendry at

Date: Sunday, January 27, 2019

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area and proposed Regional Park. Start location details to be sent to registered participants. 

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