On May 25, 2015 By admin-author. Phil and I visited the Hendrie Valley Sanctuary, part of the Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton, Ontario. Registration. Spending time in Hendrie Valley is good for all seasons. There are connections into the trails in as noted in 5. Registration. Princess Point is undergoing restoration to return it to its pre-European roots as an oak savannah. My family has spent time here walking the trails for over 12 years. see Burlington Heights. Varied terrain, long boardwalks, marshes, lots of wild life. Grindstone Creek originates above the Niagara Escarpment in Flamborough. Hendrie Valley is home to lots of interesting trails and lookouts. Thanks to a tip from a family of Journeys Ontario fans, we were led to this amazing hiking trail in Burlington. 17 Apr 2019 . It is a great experience at all ages. The trails have a variety of surfaces. Royal Botanical Gardens. Burlington Tourism; Burlington Hotels; Burlington Bed and Breakfast; Burlington Holiday Rentals; Burlington Packages; Flights to Burlington; Burlington Restaurants Hendrie Valley is one of three nature sanctuaries that are associated with the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington, Ontario. Description: Short loop in the Hendrie Valley Trails. Hendrie Valley, 1104 Plains Rd. Trails that will open include Hendrie Valley Sanctuary trails, paths on the south shore of Cootes Paradise and Rock Chapel Sanctuary/Berry Tract trails. A smaller scale version of Cootes Paradise, this area which includes the 100 hectare Grindstone Creek Valley stretches to the end of Carroll’s Bay and contains the finest collection of floodplain wetlands on western Lake Ontario. I have hiked the Royal Botanical Gardens trails many times in the past but this was the first time I did the Hendrie Valley Trails. 10:00 AM. Hendrie Valley Trails Thanks to a tip from a family of Journeys Ontario fans, we were led to this amazing hiking trail in Burlington. And I loved it here!!! Stay safe and healthy. Princess Point (GPS 43.274081/-7989723)is a natural gathering place and trail hub to six kilometres of nature trails in Cootes Paradise Sancturary. It drains an area of 90 square kilometres making it one of the main tributaries discharging into the northwest-end of Hamilton Harbour.A 50-hectare marsh lies in Hendrie Valley where the lower portion of Grindstone Creek flows. Hendrie Valley: Amazing discovery!!! Hendrie Park is a part of the Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO site and the Hendrie Valley Sanctuary covers almost 250 acres along the Grindstone Creek Valley with almost 5km of trails. RBG main offices on Plains Rd West lead to the trails in Hendrie Valley. The marsh is fed by the lower portion of Grindstone Creek before it empties into Burlington Bay and Lake Ontario. Spending time in Hendrie Valley is good for all seasons. Location. Most trails are an easy walk. Like others say, bring sunflower seeds with you, hold out your hand and in no time, you'll have chickadee's taking seeds from you! Hardy Road Trails, Brantford (Grand River Conservation Authority) — A number of trails along the Grand River. Member Registration opens 1 week before the hike. It’s located at the Royal Botanical Gardens, and is a popular place for walks for locals and visitors alike.It offers some of the most beautiful hiking trails west of Toronto. Just a short drive from downtown Hamilton (less than ten minutes), the Grindstone Marsh is a 50-hectare marsh on Royal Botanical Garden lands in the Hendrie Valley. Royal Botanical Gardens: A Walk Through the Hendrie Valley will take your breath away! Bring water, snack, icers (if there has been snow or ice). arboretum The parking area at Cherry Hill gives you quick access to the boardwalk and trails. Nursery Road just south of Horseshoe Valley Road (Hendrie Tract) – There are trails that run between Nursery Road and County Road 27. Hendrie Valley Nature Sanctuary is a 100-hectare sanctuary centred on the Grindstone Creek Valley and features over 4 kilometres of trails. A family favourite is Hendrie Valley Sanctuary that can be accessed from the Cherry Hill gate. 10:00 AM. There is a fee for entry as this route is inside the Royal Botanical Gardens. It is a great experience at all ages. David Braley and Nancy Gordon Rock Garden: 17 Apr 2019 . Accessibility: According to the park website, the lower bowl of the Rock Garden and the Hendrie Park rose garden both have the most mobility equipment and stroller friendly trails because they have wide, paved surfaces. Most trails are an easy walk. Free to explore, the beautiful sunny wooded trails circulate through marshes, on boardwalks and across small bridges. Non-Member Non-members are welcome to participate in two club events prior to joining. Hendrie Valley is a bird lover’s paradise. - See 10 traveller reviews, 38 candid photos, and great deals for Burlington, Canada, at Tripadvisor. Location. I started from Hidden Valley Park where I followed the directions to RBG. Like others say, bring sunflower seeds with you, hold out your hand and in no time, you'll have chickadee's taking seeds from you! Hendrie Park is also home to the stunning Dan Lawrie International Sculpture Garden, attracting international artists, and the 100-hectare sanctuary of Hendrie Valley Trails. Non-Member Non-members are welcome to participate in two club events prior to joining. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. At Tripadvisor oak savannah thriving wetlands ecosystem is part of the Royal Botanical Gardens Gordon Rock:! 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