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Waterfront Walk to The Distillery District: Sun, Apr 9

 

Waterfront Walk to The Distillery District (10 Km)

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Let's start off the 2017 hiking season with a 10 Km walk along our scenic waterfront, from Woodbine Beach westbound to the historic Distillery District. Join this outdoor event to behold some amazing views of Lake Ontario, the Toronto skyline, Canadian geese, ducks and other wild animals.

We will end our tour with a visit to the Distillery District, at the corner of Parliament and Front St. At the Distillery, you will have plenty of free time to browse the many bakeries, galleries, gift shops and restaurants that make this site a popular destination for Torontonians and tourists alike.

All walking/ hiking levels welcome. We will take breaks along the way for beverages and/or washroom needs. Length: 10 Km.

 

DATE: Sun, Apr 9

TIME: 10:15 AM

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EVENT CATEGORY: Urban Walk, Scenic

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Beginner – All walking/hiking levels welcome!

WHAT TO BRING: Water (at least 0.75 L), lunch, snacks, appropriate clothing and footwear, hat, camera, cellphone, cash for personal expenses and/or donation to TorontoHiking, driving directions, enthusiasm.

POST-EVENT: Those willing to head to a pub or restaurant at the Distillery for a drink and/or a bite to eat will have an option to do so. Venue to be determined. This will depend mainly on the number of people interested.

WEATHER POLICY: In the event of harsh weather, this hike will be cancelled. The hike leader will monitor the weather forecast and notify all registered members at least 24 hours in advance to confirm or cancel the event.

TOTAL HIKING TIME: 3-4 hours hiking including lunch and stops, depending on overall group pace.

MORE INFO: ToHi Group Hikes Blog

 

TIMELINE
Travel to the Woodbine Beach Loop by car or public transit and meet our group there NO LATER than 10:15 AM. You will read and sign a waiver form. The hike will start promptly at 10:30 AM

GETTING THERE
Woodbine Beach Loop, south side of Lake Shore Blvd E and Northern Dancer Blvd, Toronto, ON


*** CLICK HERE for Google Map ***

* TTC Directions: Take Bus #92 Southbound from Woodbine Subway Stn. (or from a bus stop on Woodbine Ave.) and get off at the last stop -- Woodbine Beach Loop.

* By Car: This is NOT a loop walk, so if you leave your car at the starting point, you will have to walk or take a bus back to your car. The best thing to do is leave your car at a TTC Subway Stn., and then follow the TTC directions above to the starting point. After the event you can take a streetcar from Queen or King St East to the Yonge Subway line.

 

COSTS
Donation to TorontoHiking: All our hikes are free of charge. Please, consider making a voluntary donation to help maintain our website. $5 suggested.
Other: Whatever you eat or drink

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Disclaimer: Our walks/hikes are planned and operated by volunteers. Most group walks/hikes on TorontoHiking are led by volunteers with several years of experience as hike leaders. However, we make no claims of being professional guides, and take no responsibility for the outcome of any of our activities.

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