Walkerton River Roam

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Return Trip Time: 1.5 hours
Level: Easy
The Clue: Start at Passport Stop #1 and follow the yellow detour signs to locate RR1-RR5.

The Walkerton River Roam (RR) is a mini-tour throughout Walkerton and will take you approximately 1.5 hours to complete on foot.

Starting at Riverbend Park, Passport Stop #1 and look for the yellow signs to find the RR Stops (RR1 – RR5). Completing all five of the RR Stops and all 12 of the other Passport Stops qualifies you for the following Grand Prize:

The Ultimate Walkerton Getaway

Walkerton River RoamRR#1: CPR Lookout Bridge
A three span iron bridge allowed trains to cross the Saugeen here until 1954.

Walkerton River RoamRR#2: Old Garage Fish
There are 11 unique metal fishes throughout Walkerton, all created by local artists! Can you find them all?

Walkerton River RoamRR#3: Saugeen River Trail
Across the river you can see the vertical-slot fish ladder at Fish Ladder Park. Fish ladders like this one allow an estimated 50,000 rainbow trout to swim upstream to spawn in the Saugeen each spring!

Walkerton River RoamRR#4: Walkerton Library
One of 17 fantastic library branches found throughout Bruce County. Did you know you that you can borrow fishing rods from the library?!

Walkerton River RoamRR#5: Victoria Jubilee Hall
An impressive, 300 seat Opera Hall hosts live performances year round. Visit vjhall.on.ca for performance details.

A day of fishing on the Saugeen River with Ontario Driftboat Guides, two botanical garden tour passes to Folmer Garden Centre & Gift Shop, two nights camping on a  riverfront site at Lobies Park Campground, TBD at Old Garage Wood Fired Pizza, and $150 Walkerton Dollars from Walkerton BIA.

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