Humber Arboretum Stone Skipping Spot

West Humber River

Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada

The river is fairly shallow at this bend and a small part of the riverbed here is often dry and forms a sort of riverside beach. It is not safe to visit after heavy rains as it will be submerged. It is accessed by a path through the bushes which is between the bridge to Woodbine Mall and the path into the Arboretum's lower woodlands. It is a popular spot for visiting school groups and nature campers to learn to skip stones.

Location created by
Marilyn Campbell

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West Humber River : Humber Arboretum Stone Skipping Spot

Observed on
2024-02-26

Scum on the surface in the sampling location. Water level is relatively low.

West Humber River : Humber Arboretum Stone Skipping Spot

Observed on
2024-02-12

River level is lower than last visit.

West Humber River : Humber Arboretum Stone Skipping Spot

Observed on
2024-01-26

River deeper and faster than 10 Jan.

West Humber River : Humber Arboretum Stone Skipping Spot

Observed on
2024-01-10

River deeper and faster than Dec 20.

West Humber River : Humber Arboretum Stone Skipping Spot

Observed on
2023-12-20

Heard geese, mallards and coyotes? Half moon, low arcraft overhead.

West Humber River : Humber Arboretum Stone Skipping Spot

Observed on
2019-10-17

Water was high, covering the stone beach. Lots of perching birds around including ruby-crowned k...

West Humber River : Humber Arboretum Stone Skipping Spot

Observed on
2019-10-10

- Coincidentally, there were about 25 Grade 6 students doing water testing of their own as part o...

West Humber River : Humber Arboretum Stone Skipping Spot

Observed on
2019-10-03

WILDLIFE - two blue herons; one which flew by and another which strolled right by the testing si...