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98. NOISY RIVER (S) (11.5 KM) (11/25/2023)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: 9613 County Rd 9, Creemore
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Nov 25 2023  10:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Nov 24 2023 6:25:00 AM
Event Duration:less than 4 hours (2 hours for carpool each way)
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Fletcher
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:16
Minimum Group Size:1
Number Registered So Far: 12 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No



So, this is my first time leading this in & out hike along the Bruce Trail to Noisy River Provincial Park.
However, I've been in the park 2 other times.
Heck, I learned how to use the camera on my first ever smart phone in this park.

Please bring a lunch and at least 1-2 Litres of water.
We'll get to the halfway turn around point and then stop and find a spot to stop for lunch on the way back.

If you cannot walk the entire distance please do not sign up for this hike.

  • Level of hike: Moderate
  • Distance: 11.5 KM
  • Terrain: Some gravel sections, some rocky sections & some single track muddy sections
  • Trail vs Road: 11.5 km vs 0 km
  • Elevation Range: 125 meters
  • Challenging Climbs of Note: 7 climbs of at least 25 meters, 3 of which are at least 50 meters
  • Largest Climb: 75 meters, near the beginning
  • Washrooms: None, sorry.
  • Highlights: 'LOOKOUT' & 'ROCK CERVICES'

Those willing to drive, will get first priority on the wait list, should they be needed.

For those of you choosing to meet at the event location, instead of the carpool, please ensure that you come on time

I’ve set the maximum event count at 1 as I don’t want to add anyone to the event until I have enough carpool drivers to accommodate passengers.
I will try accommodate up to 25 people.

Required Items to Bring:
  • hiking boots or hiking shoes
  • 2L of water
  • snacks and lunch
  • weather appropriate clothing
  • $16.00 to $31.00 cash for passengers to cover the cost of the carpool
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • A smile
  • First Aid Kit
  • Whistle
  • Change of clothes and/or footwear for post hike
  • $20 for your 2024 TOC Badge

  • How to Get There:
    Event Directions:

    The closest approximate address 9613 County Rd 9, Creemore - 44°16'29.6"N 80°12'27.3"W

    Please note that my event directions are from Sheppard West Station
    To change the map to options that better suit you, please click "MORE OPTIONS" link the 'Driving Directions' map (below) and then you can add your own address into the search.

    • Leaving Sheppard West - take the Allen Road south to the 401.
    • Travel west along Highway 401 to Highway 410 (15 KM)
    • Merge with Highway 410 and follow it North for approx. 72 km (NOTE: HWY 410 will eventually turn into HWY 10)
    • Upon entering the town of Shelbourne, turn right (NORTH) onto Dufferin Road 124 for 22 KM
    • Turn right (EAST) onto County Road 9, in the direction of Creemore for just over 2 KM.
    • There will be side road parking on your right for Noisy River. (The sign is a bit hard to spot)
      If you get to S Nottawasaga Concession 10, then you've gone about 1 KM too far.

      POTENTIAL WASHROOM STOP - Address: 800 Ojibway Road
      The closest washroom is a McDonald, located in the town of Shelbourne.
      To access, turn right off Highway 10 at Ojibway Road and take the first left into the McDonalds
      If you don't like McDonalds, there's a Starbucks in that plaza too.

      By clicking on the blue writing below that reads "MORE OPTIONS" , you can input your own location into google maps and then use the directions provided to get to the location in the easiest way possible.



    Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):240Km
    Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 AM
    Carpool Location:   Log in for location
    Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
    Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $61.92 (calculated at total Km * $0.258, effective Sunday, June 16, 2024). This is based on $0.08/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Your event coordinator will confirm exactly how much money is required from each person.


    Please ensure that you check the 'TTC service updates website' for any potential closures.

    Please arrive on time, I will turn off my cell phone once the hike begins.

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    Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
    Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

    Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
    Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!