Winter Hike Experience in the Nith Forest

Nith Forest Hiking Experience with Grand Experiences Canoe and Kayak Outfitters

This 5-hour guided hiking trip takes you on a real outdoor adventure in the forest along the Nith River, to experience a wilder place!

 

The Experience:

Here, we teach wildlife exploration and survival skills. You experience how to navigate through the forest to not get lost, plus find and interpret animal tracks. Explore the semi-wilderness landscape, experience building a lean-to shelter in the forest, plus learn to build a campfire like a pro.

You will work up an appetite on this adventure so we include a warm campfire lunch, where we cook our famous Maple Chili and BBQ Chicken over the open campfire, that you help to build. This in an interactive experience and includes playing a game based on orienteering (finding your way) skills that your guide has taught you in the forest. Your guides will help you use GPS, smart phone, maps and other nature based skills. Overall, your guides will teach you to find your way on this wilderness style adventure!

Hiking back to our Outfitters Shop, in Paris, you can go for a walk about the historic town with your guide, discovering Alexander Graham Bell’s connections with Paris. There are many discovering of other town legends, including how Paris got its name. After, head out to one of Paris’ many establishments to enjoy the Apres Hike.

Package Includes:

Knowledgeable and experienced certified Guide

Map, GPS

A waterproof camera is supplied by Grand Experience to record the adventure

Hot Chocolate at our warm Outfitters Shop, which is located in downtown Paris and along the Grand River

Hearty campfire lunch with delicious BBQ Chicken, our famous Maple Chili, and options for vegetarians

Package Price:

$45.95 per person, plus applicable taxes

 

What to Bring:

Dress in layers, its warmer in the forest than you might imagine, nylon jacket, fleece or wool sweater, hat, comfortable hiking footwear. Lanyard for glasses is recommended. Waling stick or trekking pole (s) are useful.

 

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* Advance reservation is required. Inquire with Grand Experiences on times, based on date requested. Excursions are subject to availability.

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