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Hike the Bob McMullen Linear Trail

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Event: Hike the Bob McMullen Linear Trail
Trail: Bob McMullen Trail
Date: 2019-04-20
Abstract: This is a nice flat easy trail to do in the spring.
Type: Hike
Time: 1000
Location: 1458 Hamilton Street
Online URL: https://www.meetup.com/Hiking-for-Beginners-in-Cambridge-ON/events/258268178/
Cost: Free

Bob McMullen Linear Trail (3.2km)- stonedust.

This is a nice flat easy trail to do in the spring.

General Information – The Bob McMullen Linear Trail (located in the Preston section of Cambridge) is a natural trail of manicured stonedust, winding along a broad, open floodplain from Hamilton St. to Preston Auditorium.

This is a great trail to see the Grand River meet the Speed River.

This hike goes for a little over one hour. Guest, Kids and friendly pets are welcome.

The confluence of the Grand and Speed Rivers provides panoramic views and excellent bird watching opportunities. Species sighted include the Great Blue Heron, Osprey, numerous ducks, Red-Tailed Hawk, and the occasional Bald Eagle. A variety of butterflies are also prevalent, included the rare Tawny Emperor.

This trail travels along the site of the original Mennonite Meeting House, Jacob Hespeler Raceway and the Rock Springs Brewery.

More pictures on the link below.

http://www.cambridge.ca/relatedDocs/Bob%20McMullen%20Linear%20Trail%20Brochure.pdf

Best wishes and happy hiking!

Brendalee your Organizer.

https://www.meetup.com/Hiking-for-Beginners-in-Cambridge-ON/events/258268178/