Hike the Grand Truck Trail Starting at River Bluffs Park.

River Bluffs Park: This hike goes for one hour. Friendly pets are welcome.
Home to the Cambridge Rowing Club, across the river are the towers and parapets of Galt Collegiate Institute, and then under the 1879 Credit River Railway bridge. The first large bridge entirely manufactured in Canada. Leaving the park, you will be walking atop a ¬flood dike or levee.
. Levees and concrete walls guide the Grand River as it fl¬ows through the downtown area. This protection was constructed as a result of the 1974 fl¬ood

As you travel along the Grand River down the Davidson Quarry Rampway look for examples of the heart shaped Galt Fossil embedded in the limestone bluffs.
The trail continues along the river to Riverbluffs Park, home of the Cambridge Rowing Club and the site of our annual "Riverfest" celebration. Features include parking, washrooms, playgrounds, picnic and boat launch facilities. The trail continues along George Street to the Parkhill Road Bridge where it meets the Living Levee Trail.

After the hike you are more than welcome to join me at Melville Cafe for coffee.

Happy Hiking,
Brendalee

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  • Denise M.

    Thank you Brendalee and everyone else who came out for the warm welcome Glenn and I recieved. We had a great time and look forward to the next hike in April

    1 · March 23, 2014

  • Jayne

    A very good hike, though a little chilly.

    1 · March 22, 2014

  • Paul

    Looks like a nice time. Sorry I missed it. Hope to meet some of you soon. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

    March 22, 2014

  • Helen K.

    little brisk and windy at first

    1 · March 22, 2014

  • Debbie M.

    Another enjoyable hike. Thank you to our Hiker sharing cookies at the end of the hike. Nice visit afterwards at Melville Cafe. We are looking forward to the next hike.

    1 · March 22, 2014

  • Allison

    for my first hike I thought it was great - looking forward to some more challenging trails ahead

    1 · March 22, 2014

  • Resa H.

    I liked this! A pleasant walk and enjoyable company!

    1 · March 22, 2014

  • Brendalee J.

    Great hike with beautiful views of the Grand River. Thank you for all that came out.

    March 22, 2014

  • Ann

    I really enjoyed this hike. See you at the next one.

    1 · March 22, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    why am I receiving new comments in my gmail tray but I cannot see them here in the meetup page?

    March 22, 2014

    • Brendalee J.

      Could be in your setting for you meet-up

      March 22, 2014

  • Patricia M

    I'll have to pass in case of ice. No falls needed here. I'll do my walk on the indoor track. Have fun all.

    March 22, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Weather good or bad, I am in. See you at 10am?

    1 · March 22, 2014

  • Karen

    The weather is not great today for me. I fell last week on ice and worried I might do it again. Who knew, March 22 with snow and ice!

    March 22, 2014

  • Resa H.

    May not be there. Got in late tonight so if I don't sleep in, I'll still go.

    March 22, 2014

  • Jeanne M.

    May not be there. Car is pooched

    March 21, 2014

  • Brendalee J.

    Suppose to be snowy tomorrow...what is new, but I will be there!

    1 · March 21, 2014

  • Allison

    Hi, please add a plus one for me, my hubby Allan will be joining us :)

    1 · March 21, 2014

  • Cara S.

    Sorry I can't make it tomorrow after all.

    March 21, 2014

  • Paul

    Hey all. Was looking forward to meeting y'all, but I have to cancel (I have no takers to watch my kids). Rain cheque for sure. Have fun!

    March 20, 2014

    • Brendalee J.

      You are more than welcome to bring the kids along, as they are free.

      March 21, 2014

    • Paul

      Hey Bendalee and Cristina, thanks for the offer. I wanted to go as a therapeutic break from my kids! Lol. I will bring them along when the weather gets a little warmer. Very kind of you. Thanks again. :)

      1 · March 21, 2014

  • Cristina A.

    Is this a stroller friendly hike? We have a really rugged one that could easily go through packed snow and an unpaved road but not large rocks etc...

    March 21, 2014

    • Brendalee J.

      Not at this time with all the snow is this stroller friendly, but there is no large rocks on the path.

      March 21, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry won't be able to make this awsome walk this time, just no sure how I will tell my black lab now......wonder if he reads the postings...lol

    1 · March 19, 2014

  • Dian

    Haven't been down this trail for sometime, so looking forward to the hike. :-)
    Bringing my friendly dogs with me (and my 18 y.o. daughter) !

    1 · March 19, 2014

  • Karen

    Looking forward to this hike. I will bring my four legged friend, Dodger.

    1 · March 18, 2014

  • Jeanne M.

    Ok. I will be there if I can. My car is pooched :(

    1 · March 18, 2014

  • ELAINE M.

    HI BRENDALEE, SORRY TO SAY I HAVE JUST MOVED TO ST. THOMAS . GOING TO LOOK INTO JOINING THE NATURE GROUP HERE. ALLTHE BEST TO EVERY ONE. HADENJOYED GOING OUT

    1 · March 16, 2014

    • Brendalee J.

      Thanks for letting me know and good luck in St. Thomas!

      March 16, 2014

  • Rubywanderlust

    Is this route a loop, so that we wind up back where we parked? We'd like to bring our dog, but don't want to inflict his muddy paws on someone else's car, if carpooling is involved.

    March 16, 2014

    • Brendalee J.

      No it's not a loop and yes you will wind back where your car is parked. Friendly dogs are welcome.

      March 16, 2014

    • Rubywanderlust

      Thanks!

      March 16, 2014

  • Don H.

    Unable to be there. The Bluffs is a great walk. Further up is Devil's Creek that falls down the cliffside to the river.

    1 · March 12, 2014

  • Pauline M.

    sorry I have 2 other meetups that day as well......

    March 2, 2014

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