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In addition to the regular weekday walking tour, there is a also a guided hike scheduled for Saturday mornings:

Saturday Morning Lite-Hikes

 

Take a Saturday morning this summer to explore Toronto’s unique urban trails and invigorating greenspace .  All walks touch on wooded areas and/or parks in the city and begin and end at a subway station.

 

Saturday June 23rd – Hike to the Murals of Islington Village

When: 10:00 a.m.

Starting Point: Old Mill Subway Station. We’ll meet at the entrance near the fare booths.  Look for Barb, she will be wearing a green neon scarf.

End Point: Islington Subway Station

Duration: Roughly 2 hours (all walks are between 8-10 kms)

Cost:  $20 (online registration is required)  ***Go for 2 walks and get the next one free

 

Route:

-from Old Mill station we walk north along the Humber river

-follow along Dundas and then through neighbourhood streets to Islington

-up and down the streets of Islington Village to view the murals

-end at Islington Station

 

Terrain: This walk is a mixture of park trails and neighborhood streets all to get us to Islington Village where there is a stunning display of murals on the sides of buildings commemorating the old town.  There is also an excellent Turkish cafe right along this strip.

 

Recommended:

-weather appropriate clothing

-footwear with good grip

-water

-snacks (if you think you might get hungry)

-umbrella or rain jacket if there is rain in the forecast

-sunscreen

-sunhat

 

***future hikes will be posted by the Monday before the date of the hike

 

 

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