Gorge Hole in the Rock

In 2004 Jennifer and I were down in the Niagara Gorge below the whirlpool doing some geocaching. Those three caches are listed in our favourites below. Now, in 2006, we have returned with the children in tow to go in again to find dex4's "Gorge Hole in the Rock" cache. Once again, we weren't disappointed and there was unanimous agreement: This is a fantastic place to go for a hike!

It seems that every turn of the trail makes you want to pull your camera out and take another picture. Massive boulders dot the forested slope. This landscape was created in the very recent geologic past, only 12,000 years old at the end of the last age. Of course, the rocks themselves are much older, including the ones with large water bore holes in them. One boulder with three holes resembled a skull. And another ancient bore hole nearby held the treasure we came looking for.

Of course, the real treasure here is the trail system that crisscrosses its way down the gorge to the Niagara River.

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The CLEMENTS Family | Barrie, Ontario CANADA