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Go Outdoors on Father's Day

Father’s Day is fast approaching and the nice weather has finally arrived. I have many great memories of getting outdoors with my Dad for a hike. I have compiled several locations and outdoor activities on Father’s day weekend that are close to Toronto. This would be a great opportunity to get the family out for a few hours or for the day.   Bronte Creek Provincial Park Bronte Creek Provincial Park has so much to offer, from hiking and biking trails and much more. The park is 684 hectares (1690 acres) in size. The park is divided by the Bronte Creek. The valley was carved by the water of melting glaciers approximately 14,000 years ago. Water rushed towards Lake Ontario and cut through the shale of what is now the park, leaving the large valley and creek. There are 10 kilometers of trails, a nature centre, children’s barn, 1.8 acre pool,

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Deer in Dundas Valley Ontario
Conservation Areas

The most incredible and unexpected brushes with nature will present themselves at times that are less than perfect. Mother Nature presented herself while Margaret and I were taking a drive through the Dundas Valley. I believe the six beautiful and healthy deer were moving through the valley looking for a safe place to stay for the evening.   I grabbed my camera and took off down a trail that would intersect the direction that they were headed. Feeling the rush come from seeing beautiful wild animals free has always been something I have found indescribable. I hope you enjoy the photographs that I was able to capture in the short period of time. It is still possible to see wild deer, turkeys and a multitude of other animals near suburban areas if you are in the right place, at the right time. Deer Spotting in Dundas Valley If you want

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