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Route & Itinerary Day 5

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 10TH

Port Dover to Hamilton via " Brock's Route"

Todays route is entirely rail trail along Brocks Route, featuring a variety of surfaces from hard paved to crushed gravel.

Click on each town to reveal more information.

 Start: Port Dover

Breakfast Address: 

Campsite Address: 809 St George St, Port Dover, ON N0A 1N0

Maps

Breakfast:  6:30 - 8:30am
Luggage Truck Departs at 8:30 am 

Please make sure that your luggage is on the luggage truck before leaving for breakfast. 

 

 

Silver Lakes Lions Park

320 St Patrick St, Port Dover, ON N0A 1N0

We will join the Lynn Valley Trail at Silver Lake Lions Park in Port Dover - this is a quick ride from the campground.

 

Simcoe Lions Park- 11km

75 Davis Street East Simcoe, ON N3Y

Simcoe Lions Park can be accessed directly from the trail and will be open for riders to use the washrooms and refill water bottles.

The trail becomes the Norfolk Sunrise Trail as it travels through Simcoe.

Waterford - 20km - rest stop

The trail into Waterford is named the Waterford Heritage Trail

The highlight of this section of the trail is Waterford Black Bridge, an old rail bridge that has been turned into a pedestrian bridge as a part of the Waterford Heritage Trail. This section of the trail in Waterford goes over Waterford ponds and has beautiful views and lookout points.

Take some time out to visit the town of Waterford via the lower trail which travels under the bridge. We hear there are some amazing cupcakes and sweet treats available at Robins Ritzy Cakes

Mount Pleasant - 41km

suggested lunch stop and shuttle point

As you travel through Mount Pleasant we leave Norfolk County and enter the the County of Brant on the "TH&B Trail"

We recommend you leave the trail for a 500m side trip to visit the Mount Pleasant Windmill Country Market - a local favourite for breakfasts,lunches, bakery and deli products. Our support vehicle will be on hand to pick up any purchases.