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Whispering Pines - North Hastings Scenic Route #11


Whispering Pines - North Hastings Scenic Route 11

This is a road route and a scenic route designed predominately for road cycling and cars.

Highlights

Point 1 - Maxwell Settlement

Named for James Maxwell one of the first homesteaders to farm free land grants in the area. He had 25 children.

 

Point 5 - Hybla Zion Church

Hybla was founded by George Augustus Bartlett. He noticed the number of bees around and named the place after the classic Roman town of Hybla, which was famous for its honey. The church was established in 1886 which was originally Methodist.

 

Point 8 - Monteagle Valley Lookout

Monteagle Valley Lookout Point. Monteagle was named in 1857 for Thomas Spring-Rice, first Baron Monteagle, a native of Limerick, Ireland.

 

End Point/Alternate Directional Access to Route:

Point 11 - Graphite Bible Camp

Graphite Bible Camp is located 21 kilometres north of Bancroft on Graphite Lake. It was founded in 1960 to provide a camping experience to children of the area, without a financial burden to parent or child.

 

Informaton provided by North Hastings Scnic Routes.

 

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