Sibbald Park Picnic with Alumni in Ontario


Sibbald Park Picnic@Ontario


On June 22, 2019, alumni in Ontario are organizing a Hong Kong Joint-University event at Sibbald Park. It wil be a fun day comprising of admiring birds, fishing and hiking. All alumni and families are welcome. Hurry and register for this relaxing and enjoyable get together!

Activities

Birding
Several species of birds make Sibbald Point a stopover on their migration north. Wild turkeys and Pileated woodpeckers are often seen.
Fishing
Lake trout, bass, whitefish, pike, yellow pickerel and jumbo perch are abundant in Lake Simcoe.

Hiking
Pick up the trail brochure at the trailhead, the Registration Office or Park Office.

1. Maidenhair Fern Trail 2.0 km, 1-1.5 hours (easy)
This self-guided loop trail take a close look at the variety of ecosystem at Sibbald Point.

2. The Cultural History of Sibbald Point Provincial Park 1.0 km, 1-2 hours (easy)
This walk explores the rich history of the Sibbald Family through an interpretive guide book. Park visitors will explore the Eildon Hall Museum (Sibbald Family Estate Home (ca. 1836), the settlers cabin, a walk down "The Avenue", St George's Anglican Church (ca. 1877) and grave yard which is the burial site of famous Canadian author Stephen Butler Leacock and Mazo de la Roche.

Facilities

Barrier Free
There are barrier-free washroom stalls at all comfort stations and barrier-free showers at the comfort stations located in the campground.
Comfort Station(s)
There are 12 comfort stations (complete with showers) located throughout the campgrounds and day-use areas. All comfort stations are equipped with flush toilets.
Day Use
Picnic areas can be found in quite, grassy locations throughout the park and at the main beach. Most are close to flush toilets and drinking water taps.
Park Store
The Park Store sells groceries, fast food, ice cream, park souvenirs and camping supplies. It is open from May until September.
Picnic Shelters
Group picnic shelters in the day-use area accommodate 50-75 people and can be reserved for weekend use. The picnic shelters are also audio device free.

Registration
If you are interested, please contact hkustaao@gmail.com.

Remarks

Entrance fee for each vehicle, regardless of number of occupants, is CAD20 and CAD16 for seniors.

For more information, please see here, or you may join the HKUST Alumni Network in Toronto group on Facebook and find more details in: https://www.facebook.com/events/2308367806101774/.

Jun

22

Date
22.06.2019
Time

09:00 - 16:00 EDT

Venue

26071 Park Road 18 (Park Road), Sutton West, L0E 1R0 (End of 404, South East of Barrie)

 
Event Host
HKUST Alumni Association Ontario Chapter