Albion Hills Loop (Palgrave)

What better way to welcome spring than to take a hike through one of our many gorgeous conservation areas.

March 20, 2023 | | Take a Hike

This loop follows a sandy path through lovely woods, ponds and wetlands in Albion Hills Conservation Park. The farther you go, the more deeply you travel into nature, solitude and peace. Look for ephemeral flowers in April, May and June, when they like to show off. Also watch for cyclists using the park’s trails. 

Where: Albion Hills Conservation Park 

Park Entrance: 16500 Regional Road 50

Parking: Park in Grove 1 near the trailhead map. Walk toward Grove 2 parking area and look for red arrow and cross bridge.  Note that park fees are in effect. 

Distance: A long but easy 9km, 3 hour hike 



Look out for many lovely wildflowers and plants, including:

  • Yellow Lady’s Slipper
  • Dutchman’s Breeches
  • Squirrel Corn
  • Bloodroot
  • White Trillium
  • Jack-in-the-Pulpit
  • Trout Lily

About the Author More by Nicola Ross

Freelance writer Nicola Ross lives in Alton and is the author of the bestselling 'Loops and Lattes' hiking guide series.

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