Last day of our hiking trip.

 

We left the B&B in the morning and headed back to Toronto.
On the way back, we squeezed in one more hike near Inglis Falls in Owen Sound.

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The falls is near the parking lot so you don’t have to hike to see the falls itself.

We started our hike at the parking lot at Inglis Falls and walked through a park and some residential areas (Creamery Hill Side Trail and Harrison Park Side Trail).

 

Impressive Inglis falls.

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First, walked along the road past the farm house, then on to the forest.

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It was very quiet and we didn’t see any other hikers.

We noticed that the forest was more filled with leaves around here than up in Peninsula. Hiking through this area gave us more spring feeling with bright colours.

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Chipmunks were very active and seemed to enjoy the spring as much as we did.

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Some bird sightings along the way.

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Rose-breasted Grosbeak
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Blackburnian Warbler
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Blackburnian Warbler
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Song Sparrow
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Grey Catbird

Going through some parks and residential areas, you will eventually go back in a nice forest and walk along the Escarpment cliff.

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Tree growing out of the stone.

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Tree roots are growing over a rock.  Very impressive.

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We caught of a glimpse of the downstream of the falls.

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The water was gushing down the stream quite fast.

At the end of the trail,  I had a chance to have my very first sight of Jack-In-The-Pulpit. What a beautiful flower!

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Also a rare pink Trillium!

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I really love the flower/plant below but don’t know the name of this.

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Back to the parking lot…we had a nice view of the upstream of the falls.

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Overlooking the forest that we walked through from the parking lot.

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Bruce Peninsula is a gorgeous place to visit. We definitely go back and hike other parts in the near future.

 

Happy Hiking!

 

 

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