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

Spring in the City – Saturday Morning Lite-Hikes

Take a Saturday morning to explore Toronto’s urban trails and witness nature coming alive in this much anticipated season.  All walks touch on wooded areas and/or parks in the city and begin and end at a subway station.

 

Saturday April 28th – Broadview to Little India

When: 10:00 a.m.

Starting Point: Broadview Subway Station. Inside the entrance near the fare booth.  Look for Barb, she will be wearing a green neon scarf.

End Point: Little India, on Gerrard just east of Greenwood.  You can catch the streetcar on Gerrard or walk/bus up to Greenwood subway station.

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

Cost:  $20 (online registration is required) Note: Frequent walkers: Go for two walks and get the next one free

 

Route:

-we walk south along the eastern side of Riverdale Park

-continue through little neighbourhoods and down to the Lakeshore

-take the trail to Woodbine Park then continue east along the beaches

-up through Kew park

-along Queen St. then up and over to Little India

 

Terrain:

For this slightly more urban hike we are walking through little neighbourhoods, along parks and near beaches. Mostly on sidewalks. We finish in Little India where you have the opportunity afterwards to wander leisurely through great spice shops, do some sari window shopping, or tuck into an inexpensive Indian buffet.

 

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

 

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

 

 

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