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Beaver Valley Bruce Trail Club

Flying Squad members pose after reinstalling bench onto platform after winter damage
Photo credit: Marg Yaraskavitch, 2020.

One of nine sections of the Bruce Trail, the Beaver Valley section extends from Craigleith to Blantyre covering, 117 km of main trail plus an additional 25 km of side trails. It takes hikers across diverse landscapes from the top of the escarpment with grand views of Nottawasaga Bay and the Beaver Valley, through fields and forests, by creeks and waterfalls accompanied by the flora of the different seasons or the colourful foliage of fall.

In 1963 a number of enthusiastic people joined together to organize the Beaver Valley BTC. See our Hike Schedules for hiking and related activities throughout the year. See our Club News and Events.

Become a Member! Consider a Bruce Trail membership to participate in Beaver Valley Club activities.

Mission Statement

Preserving a ribbon of wilderness, for everyone, forever.

The Bruce Trail Conservancy is a charitable organization committed to establishing a conservation corridor containing a public footpath along the Niagara Escarpment, in order to protect its natural ecosystems and to promote environmentally responsible public access to the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.


Board of Directors

President Joan Nuffield
Past President Jill Smith-Brodie
Vice-President Nadia Dubyk
Treasurer Alan McPherson
Secretary Ruth Plant
Hike Activities Director Glenda Collings
Trail Development & Maintenance Director Bob Hann
Director of Information Services Mike Osborn
Landowner Relations Director Jill Smith-Brodie
Land Stewardship Director Mike Osborn
Membership and Volunteer Director Kelly Killoran
Events Director Nadia Dubyk
BTC Club Director Bruce King
Director at Large Brendan Thomson
Communication and Publicity Director Vacant

Support Volunteers

Land Securement Secretariat Representative Jill Smith-Brodie
Invasive Species Managers Bob Hann & Joan Nuffield
Chainsaw Crew Leader Blain Horsley
Activities Committee Glenda Collings, Chair, Barb Dufton, Tina MacPhail & Ed Stedman
Advertising Revenues Coordinator Steve Griffiths
Newsletter Editor Joan Nuffield
Webmaster & Beaver Bytes Editor Irena Marinko