There’s an awesome summer trail in Bruce County and we’ve got the scoop! The Huron-Kinloss Ice Cream Trail features eleven shops to go cone-crazy in Lucknow, Ripley and Point Clark.
At each stop, clues will be given to help you locate Sammy Sprinkles, the Ice Cream Trail mascot. A�Be sure to snap a photo of you and Sammy and submit it to the Township of Huron-Kinloss (by email, on the website’s entry form and by snail mail) – if you collect photos from all eleven stops, you’ll be entered to win a free t-shirt and up to $250 in Huron-Kinloss gift certificates.
This might just be the most delicious scavenger hunt we’ve ever heard of!
On the trail, you’ll find ice cream from Mapleton’s Organic Dairy (try the ginger!), Kawartha DairyA�and Chapman’s Ice Cream, the largest independent ice cream purveyor in the country. A�Make sure to milk your time on the trail by stocking up on fresh curds at Pine River Cheese & Butter Co-op in addition to enjoying a scoop (or two!) of Kawartha Dairy at their location. A�Established in 1885, the award-winning Pine River Cheese offers tours of the factory as well as a newly renovated museum on-site featuring tools and artifacts that have been used in cheese production for over a century. A�Whey interesting!
We love any excuse to eat ice cream, but the Huron-Kinloss Ice Cream Trail is also a great opportunity to explore Bruce County. A�Find perfect apple pies at Homefront Acres, fresh produce at the Ripley Farmers’ Market (Saturdays in July and August) and look for the giant strawberry marking Morrison Berries Country Market.
Our pick? The Bruce Botanical Food Gardens – an innovative new agritourism destination showcasing over 250 varieties of endangered, heirloom and ethnocultural edible plants. Founded in 2012, the Bruce Botanical Food Gardens is a non-profit organization that works to educate visitors on sustainable food production and food insecurity. A�Bonus – walking along the BBFG pathways is a great way to burn off your ice cream!
Find more information about the Huron-Kinloss Ice Cream Trail hereA�and plan your trip to flavour country today!