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Sunny Day at Wilder Forest in Uxbridge

The first time in visiting Wilder Forest was so enjoyable, we took the time to visit again (see our first visit to Wilder Forest here). Wilder Forest is just under an hour drive from Toronto, to the north-east.

Being the first sunny and warm day of March, we wanted to revisit the forest!

The terrain of Wilder Forest features rolling hills and valleys, in which the trail weaves around and over. If you are looking for a good leg workout, head here!

This time we were able to visit the Lookout Point, not far from a trailhead entrance off the road. Here, you can enjoy views of Durham Region and Toronto.

Have you visited Wilder forest? Let us know in the comments!


Caves at Limehouse Conservation Area in Halton Hills

Our recent visit to Limehouse Convervation Area was absolutely magical. As a proudly standing monument of geological history, the Niagara Escarpment never ceases to amaze me! The Niagara Escarpment runs across Ontario from Niagara to the Bruce Peninsula. The exposed dolostone (limestone) that makes up the escarpment itself is made of compressed sediment layers from […]

Whitevale Park and Seaton Hiking Trail

When we lived in Pickering we often hiked the Seaton Trail through it’s many access points closer to the town (Dixie Road, Valley Farm, Clarkes Hollow). This last visit back to the area, we decided to start our trek using a new entrance – through Whitevale Park. I absolutely love Whitevale in Pickering. I don’t […]

Camping at Oastler Lake Provincial Park – Site #151

Woohoo! Finally COVID cases are decreasing in Ontario, and Ontario Parks has now made overnight camping open to the public. We snagged a last-minute camping spot at Oastler Lake Provincial Park located near Parry Sound just days before planning on camping. We snagged campsite #151 – and I can say it’s one of the best […]

Fishing at Holland River in Bradford

The first weekend following one of us starting a new job, we were itching to get out of the house. First time in years we now both have weekends off! This deserved celebration. We decided we were going for a short drive north to check out some local fishing spots, courtesy of a popular app […]

Birding at Milne Dam Conservation Park in Markham

Being the first visit to this conservation area, the moment I stepped out of the car, I knew this would not be the last! Just by where my car was parked at the end of Princess Street, many birds were singing to each other amongst the trees off the road. It is a great recreational […]

Valley Farm Ravine in Pickering

Valley Farm Ravine is nestled between the suburbs of Major Oaks and Pine Ridge in Pickering, Ontario. Recently, a trailhead entrance with new parking was upgraded on Valley Farm Road in Pickering just south of Duffins Creek and north of Finch Avenue. The terrain itself is fairly even in its elevation and makes for a […]

4 comments

  1. Thank You for introducing me to such a gorgeous place. I have never heard of Uxbridge, but through your post can make out that it is a fascinating place to experience nature’s wintry beauty. Canada is so beautiful.

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