May 2021

Important, please review these notes before joining us on a hike: Link

May 1st, Saturday – Join your fellow Outdoor Enthusiasts at Mapleton Park on Saturday May 1, 2021 for the “Mapleton 8 Challenge” – 8 laps (40km) around Mapleton park. See how many laps you can do. Prizes for finishers. The official start time is 8:30 a.m. but you can come out for a couple of laps anytime and help motivate your fellow Enthusiasts. Contact Julian at 830-6463.

May 2nd, Sunday – Hike in the Beaumont area. Strenuous, 12 km. Meet at the Irving Station, 64 Champlain St, Dieppe at 10:00 am. Contact Ted at 852-0976.

May 8th Saturday – Hike the Quarry, Blueberry and Creaghan’s Trails at French Fort Cove, near Miramichi. Moderate to Strenuous, 13 km. Meet at the Irving Station, 64 Champlain St, Dieppe at 9:00 am. Contact Yvon at 856-6826.

May 9th, Sunday – Walk the Riverfront Trail from St. Anselme Church to Dover Rd. and return. Easy – moderate, 12 km. Meet in parking lot across from the church in St Anselme at 10:00 am. Contact Elizabeth at 383-1853.

May 15th Saturday – Hike Spicer’s Cove, Eatonville, NS. Spectacular hike with cliffs, great outlooks, beach, forest & Three Sisters. Moderate to strenuous. Meet at the Irving Station, 64 Champlain St, Dieppe at 9:00 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 9:45 am. Contact Paul at 588-3034

May 16th Sunday – Hike the Crowley Farm Rd. Trail. 8-9km Moderate. Meet on the Crowley Farm Rd. at 1pm. Contact Marilyn at 386-6579.

May 22nd Saturday – Hike in Earltown, NS. Moderate to strenuous, 11 km. on Earltown Lake Portage Trail and Rogart Mt. Trail. Meet at the Irving Station, 64 Champlain St, Dieppe at 9:00 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 9:45 am. Contact Merlin at 902-667-8224.

May 23rd Sunday – The hike to Dorchester Cape is classified as an easy, mostly all flat, perhaps 8 km jaunt.. It is characterized by starting in a quaint village square, then down to an island (that really is not an island), a dirt road next to farm fields (with cows and birds), a deep inlet with mud and a boat launching spot, dykes next to the Memramcook River, then lunch on a tiny sandy beach, an abandoned wharf situated at the confluence of the Memramcook and Petitcodiac Rivers with Shepody Bay, The Hopewell Rocks and Shepody Mountain in the distance. What more could you want (rhetorical)? Meet at the Irving Station, 64 Champlain St, Dieppe at 10:00 am or the Town Square in Dorchester at 10:30. Contact Paul at 588-3034

May 24th Monday – Hike in Hillsborough on the dikes, visit the largest eagle’s nest in the area, then work our way back to our cars, 8-9 km. Meet on Steeves St, (down Main St on the left) at 10:00 am. Call Marilyn 386-6579.

May 27th Thursday – Social Bike Ride. 15 to 20 km. Meet at 5:30pm at La Bikery, 120 Assumption Blvd. Contact Julian 830-6463

May 29th Saturday – Annual Spring Hike on the Coastal Trail in Fundy National Park. Moderate to strenuous, 10 km. Meet at the Petro Canada, 506 Hillsborough Rd, Riverview at 10 am or Park Headquarters at 11:15 am. Contact Ralph at 386-6579.

May 30th Sunday – Hike to Pink Rock. Moderate, 8 km. Meet at the Irving Station, 64 Champlain St, Dieppe at 10:00 am. Contact Ted at 852-0976.

Please Note:
If attending an event with two meeting places and you opt to meet the group at the second meeting place, it is imperative you let the leader know so that you can be informed of any last minute changes!!