Find these treasures on the Bruce Trail
in the Iroquoia Section (from Grimsby to Milton).

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    Name
Description
Google Map*   Bruce Trail Map* Location: Lat/Long Parking: Lat/Long
4   The Hermitage Built in 1830, this once-magnificent home saw several families come and go, before being destroyed by fire in 1934. More information can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hermitage_(Hamilton,_Ontario)

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  8 43.240099,
-79.998905

43.236833,
-79.998578

5   Overhang at Grindstone Creek Here a thick layer of the Escarpment's Whirlpool Sandstone overhangs the Queenston shale (the clay-like material along which the Trail passes). The point at which these two layers meet, at the back of the overhang, marks a time Google
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  9
43.329420,
-79.886835
43.330803
-79.886980
6   Bronte Creek in Lowville Valley
At this location Bronte Creek is tucked deep into the valley. Enjoy the sights and sounds from the bridge. While here, take the River and Ruin Side Trail loop. Google Map
  10 43.422274
-79.917421
43.417370
-79.910607
7   Calcium Pits
 From the 1920s to the 1940s, marl (a calcium-rich putty-like material) was dredged from these ponds to be dried in kilns and used in whitewash, culvert tiles and as an insecticide. Today the ponds are home to numerous amphibians, waterfowl and mammals such as muskrat. Be careful not to disturb the sensitive vegetation in the area of the ponds. Google
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  11
43.446910
-79.953952
43.447743
-79.953436
8  

Nassagaweya Canyon Boardwalk

This boardwalk crosses Limestone Creek, which follows the old course of a once mighty river of glacial meltwater 12,000 years ago that cut into the bedrock between Crawford lake and Rattlesnake Point, creating the Milton Outlier. Google
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  11 43.478004
-79.942124
43.471920
-79.950494