1. What is the "4 Day Evening Walk"?
goal of the 4 Day Evening Walk is to have fun! Participants come 4 days in a row for a leisurely evening walk. Each evening, participants
choose between a relaxing or challenging route through the beautiful Dundas Valley Conservation Area. Participants can walk
a different route each evening if they wish.
2. Is this a
Participants proceed at their own pace.
Many families bring young children or grandchildren.
3. Are there other activities?
are yummy treats available for walkers at check points along the way. Before and after the walks each evening, there
will be festivities including Dutch music and food (available for purchase). There will also be face painting for the kids on the first night.
4. Will there be Dutch food this year?
There will be lots of yummy Dutch food available for purchase before and after the walk. The poffertjes kraam will be back, as well as fish, fries and croquettes! There will also be coffee available this year.
5. Do I have to be Dutch to participate?
Of course not! Everyone is welcome. Although it is based on a Dutch tradition, we hope everyone will participate.
6. How do I earn a medal?
In order to earn a medal, a participant must walk all 4 evenings. Participants who walk 3 evenings must complete the challenging course at least one of the evenings OR walk the easy course twice one of the evenings in order to earn a medal.
7. Can a child under 4 earn a medal?
In general, children under 4 years old are not given medals. The reason for this is that the participant must walk the full 20 km on their own. (i.e. without being carried).
8. What if I can only attend 1, 2 or 3 evenings?
Walkers are welcome to attend and join in the festivities for any number of evenings. The registration fee is the same regardless of the number of nights attended.
9. Do I have to walk the same route every evening?
Participants can choose which route they would like to walk each evening. When you register, please let our volunteer know which one you would like to walk that evening.
10. What if it rains?
The walk happens rain or shine! Bring an umbrella and dress for the weather. Insect repellent is also a good idea, as the trails can get a little buggy!
11. How much is parking?
12. My question wasn't answered here. What do I do?
Contact us and let us know your question. We will be happy to contact you with an answer!