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Historic, Lake & Sculpture Fall Walk

nature walk

Historic, Lake & Sculpture Fall Walk

2 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English
nature walk

Historic, Lake & Sculpture Fall Walk

nature walk

Historic, Lake & Sculpture Fall Walk

2 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

This is an outdoors experience steeped in science, history, and natural beauty. I will take you to a reconstructed 15th century Canadian Iroquoian village, and explore contemporary Indigenous art, culture and local history. From 1973 to 1987, excavations uncovered 11 longhouses on the site and over 10,000 artifacts from day-to-day lives of the Iroquoian people who once lived in the village. We will wandering around the Three Longhouses learning about what daily life was like over 600 years ago. While there are over 19 km of trails to explore, we will Learn about "Species at Risk" as we journey through nature, following along the Hide and Seek Trail, and see the larger than life wooden carvings. We would then visit a Rare Meromictic Lake, where the lake is deeper than its surface area and the layers of water do not intermix. We would walk along the 1.4 km elevated boardwalk that curves around this rare lake, where you might even see adorable turtles wading through the waters, birds flying through the trees and other great wildlife sights. We will stop for ice cream, snacks and souvenirs in the gift shop.

Your host

Peggy

Peggy

I am experienced in the history of the area & will be pointing out hidden areas of interest. My guest enjoy sharing experiences, and relating to each other while we hike. I have hosted walking hikes in various different Southern Ontario Provincial parks, hiked along the Niagara Escarpment routes, and led overnight backpacking & canoeing trips through the Algonquin area. I love Sharing my love for Nature and the outdoors and I simply can't get enough outside time. Over the past decade I have enjoyed guiding both locals and visitors to the region on their exploration & recreation in this park.

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Where you'll be

We would visit the pristine waters of a Meromictic lake, with its surrounding boardwalk, nestled in lush forests atop the stunning Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve. We would step back in time and explore a 15th century Iroquoian Village that has been reconstructed on its original site. We would see larger than life, Species at Risk carvings in the forest.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

No Pets. Entrance Fee to park $8.00 ( Not included). Wear Closed Toe shoes for hiking.
Peggy
nature walk
Historic, Lake & Sculpture Fall Walk
2 reviews
From $25/person
2 reviews
From $25/person