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Looking to just head out for the day and find something to do? Halton Hills has you covered!

Whether you're looking for a new place to go for lunch, find your new favorite store, or explore the outdoors, Halton Hills is the place to find it!



Culture Days

Enjoy dozens of free, fun and family-friendly activities at Halton Hills' celebration of Culture Days 2017.
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Willow Park Ecology Centre

Willow Park Ecology Centre - Halton's Outdoor Education Destination.
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Your #1 Hiking Guide in Halton: Loops & Lattes

Halton Hikes: Loops & Lattes with a Foreword by singer-songwriter and Niagara Escarpment admirer Sarah Harmer Want to reduce stress, spend time...
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Culture Days

Enjoy dozens of free, fun and family-friendly activities at Halton Hills' celebration of Culture Days 2017.

Running from Fri. Sept. 29th - Sun. Oct. 1st, you'll have the chance to unleash your inner rock star, perfect your dance moves, make art and discover the work of local artists, authors and entertainers. Join us and create, participate and share culture throughout Halton Hills!

To learn more about Culture Days, and to view a schedule of events please visit our website.



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Willow Park Ecology Centre

Willow Park Ecology Centre is a year-round nature preserve that provides habitat for native plants and animals. It is approximately 2.1 hectares (or 5 acres) in the floodplain bounded by the West Branch of the Credit River (Silvercreek) and the main Credit River. An ideal site for nature study, education, passive recreation, and relaxation - located in the village of Norval, part of Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada.

The Centre consists of an outdoor park on 5 acres of land in the Credit Valley Watershed and is operated by the WPEC volunteer Board of Directors. The board operates using following their 2010 Strategic Plan and the Management Structure outlined in the Honeycomb Framework (October 2014) -link or insert below . It exists to educate schoolchildren and the general public about ecology and the environment through programs and events, and to provide natural habitat for wildlife in the ravine at the confluence of the Credit River and Silver Creek.

Over 15 years the guardians transformed this former grassy trailer park into a lush and diverse ecosystem along the confluence of the Credit River and Silver Creek. It now includes a board-walked wetland, a rehabilitated riverine shoreline, a snake hibernaculum, as well as vegetated areas planted to attract specific wildlife. Local volunteers have carried through with an ambitious plan to encourage natural regeneration. Today, the 5-acre site has reached early succession.

To learn more, please visit their website .



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Your #1 Hiking Guide in Halton: Loops & Lattes

Halton Hikes: Loops & Lattes
with a Foreword by singer-songwriter and Niagara Escarpment admirer Sarah Harmer

Want to reduce stress, spend time with friends and family, feel healthier and have fun? Then lace up a pair of walking shoes and hit the trails.
Building on the success of Caledon Hikes: Loops & Lattes, Nicola Ross’s latest hiking guide, Halton Hikes: Loops & Lattes, expands into new hiking territory.
Nicola describes 37 routes that will appeal to casual walkers as well as seasoned hikers. Her loops all begin and conveniently end at the same location, so there’s no need to drop a car or to retrace one’s footsteps. Ranging in length from 3.6 to 24.8 kilometres, each is accompanied by a detailed map, precise directions, loads of colour photos and a smattering of local lore.

Halton Hikes features routes in Oakville and Burlington, along the cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment near Campbellville, Milton, Acton, Georgetown and Glen Williams, and into the rural areas just across the border near Eden Mills, Rockwood, Erin, Cheltenham and Terra Cotta. If you live in or visit the Greater Toronto Area and the Golden Horseshoe, Halton Hikes: Loops & Lattes will provide you with days of enjoyment.

208 pages, soft cover, full colour, sewn binding
Retail Price: $24.95
Wholesale Price: $15 to $18

For more information, please visit her website or e-mail nross@woodrising.com.

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