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Snowshoeing at Drynan Regional Forest, North Dumfries Township

Saturday, January 21, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Snowshoeing at Drynan Regional Forest, North Dumfries Township

Date:    Saturday, January 21, 2023

Time:     8:00 am

Duration:    2-3 hours

Location:   Drynan Regional Forest, 1192 Dumfries Road, North Dumfries, ON, in the gravel parking lot.

Leader:  Michael De Andrade    email: mdeanrade@hotmail.com

Description:   The Drynan Tract is situated in a geographic area known for its aggregate (gravel) pits. It is characterized by a rugged topography with low-lying marshy areas within ridges of glacial till. The upland forest type consists primarily of hickory, red oak, walnut and maple dominated hardwoods. This area is hilly and contains several small kettle lakes and swamp-like depressions.

Drynan is one of about 17 regional forests within Waterloo. The area is managed by the Region of Waterloo.

Bring a snack and hot chocolate/water. Appropriate footwear and outdoor winter gear is required. Hiking stick is highly recommended. Washrooms are not available. There is sufficient parking available.

Difficulty level is moderate. Trails will consist of what appeared to be an old logging pathway and footpaths. There may be an opportunity for “bush whacking”. Respect and obey all requests to stay off of private lands/property.

Registration is required by contacting Michael. Number will be capped at 15 persons.

Rootball in DrynanTract
Shagbark Hickory

Details

Date:
Saturday, January 21, 2023
Time:
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:

Organizer

Michael De Andrade
Email:
mdeanrade@hotmail.com

Venue

Drynan Regional Forest
1192 Dumfries Rd
Ayr, ON Canada
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