Trails in York Durham Headwaters

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Detailed Trail Information in York Durham Headwaters

  • Glen Major Forest and Walker Woods

    Length: 48 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Running, Cycling - Off-road, Equestrian
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Grass/Natural
    Amenities: Parking
  • Palgrave Trail

    Closest Town: Palgrave
    Length: 4 km loop - 16 km of ski trails
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Cross Country Skiing
    Character: Natural, Scenic
    Surface: Grass/natural, Rock, Soil - Compacted
    Amenities: Parking
  • Greenwood Conservation Area

    Closest Town: Ajax
    Length: 2 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Running, Cross Country Skiing
    Character: Natural, Urban
    Surface: Grass
    Amenities: Admission fee, Parking, Picnic areas, Washrooms
  • Rouge Park - Vista Trail

    Closest Town: Pickering
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Camping & Backpacking
    Character: Natural, Scenic, Urban
    Surface: Grass/natural, Soil - Compacted, Mixed
    Amenities: Parking, Picnic Areas, Washrooms, Designated Rest Areas, Camping
  • Lynde Shores

    Closest Town: Whitby
    Length: 2.5 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Canoeing & Kayaking
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Gravel
    Amenities: Admission fee, Parking, Washrooms
    Other: Partial wheelchair access
  • Ajax Waterfront Trail

    Closest Town: Ajax
    Length: 6 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Running, Cycling - Roads & Paths, Cross Country Skiing
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Asphalt
    Amenities: Washrooms
    Other: Partial wheelchair access
  • Altona Forest

    Closest Town: Pickering
    Length: 3.2 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing & Backcountry
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Gras
  • Bartley Smith Greenway Trail

    Closest Town: Vaughan
    Length: 15KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Cycling - Roads & Paths, Cross Country Skiing
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Gravel
    Amenities: Parking
  • Clarington Waterfront Trail

    Closest Town: Clarington
    Length: 32.2KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Cross Country Skiing
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Asphalt
    Amenities: Parking, Washrooms
  • Duffins Creek

    Closest Town: Pickering
    Length: 20 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Cycling, Equestrian, Cross Country Skiing
    Character: Rail Trail, Urban
    Surface: Asphalt, Grass/Natural, Soil-Compacted
    Amenities: Parking, Washrooms
    Other: Partial wheelchair access
  • George Richardson Park Trail

    Closest Town: Newmarket
    Length: 3.2 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Cycling - Roads & Paths, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing & Backcountry
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Paved, Gravel
  • Oshawa Waterfront Trail

    Closest Town: Oshawa
    Length: 9KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Running, Cycling - Roads & Paths, Cross Country Skiing
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Asphalt
  • Humber Trail

    Closest Town: Vaughan
    Length: 5.7KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Cycling - Roads & Paths, Cross Country Skiing
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Gravel, Soil - Compacted
    Amenities: Parking
  • Petticoat Creek

    Closest Town: Pickering
    Length: 1 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Cycling, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Grass/Natural
    Amenities: Admission fee, Parking, Washrooms
    Other: Partial wheelchair access
  • Pickering Waterfront Trail

    Closest Town: Pickering
    Length: 12.2 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Running, Cycling - Roads & Paths, Cross Country Skiing
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Asphalt
    Amenities: Parking, Washrooms
    Other: Complete wheelchair access
  • Sheppards Bush Trail

    Closest Town: Aurora
    Length: 19.96 hectares
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing & Backcountry
    Character: Scenic, Urban
    Surface: Gravel, Soil - Compacted
    Amenities: Parking, Picnic Areas, Designated Rest Areas
  • Unionville Valleylands Trail

    Closest Town: Markham
    Length: 2 KM to 10 KM loops
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Cycling, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Asphalt, Gravel
    Amenities: Parking
    Other: Complete wheelchair access
  • Whitby Waterfront Trail

    Closest Town: Whitby
    Length: 10.6 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Running, Cycling - Roads & Paths, Cross Country Skiing
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Asphalt
  • Elgin West Greenway Walk

    Closest Town: Richmond Hill
    Length: 4 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Cycling, Snowshoeing, In-line Skating
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Asphalt, Gravel, Mixed
    Amenities: Parking, Washrooms, Designated Rest Areas
    Other: Partial Wheelchair Access
  • Harmony Creek Trail

    Closest Town: Oshawa
    Length: 3.8 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Running, Cycling - Off-Road
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Gravel
    Amenities: Parking, Picnic areas
  • Mabel Davis Trail

    Closest Town: Newmarket
    Length: 1.6 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Cycling - Off-Road, Snowshoeing & Backcountry
    Character: Natural, Scenic
    Surface: Soil - Compacted
    Amenities: Parking
  • McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve

    Closest Town: Oshawa
    Length: 7 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Running, Cycling - Off-Road
    Character: Scenic, Urban
    Surface: Gravel
    Amenities: Parking
    Other: Partial wheelchair access
  • Mill Pond Park Trail

    Closest Town: Richmond Hill
    Length: 2 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Running, Cycling, In-line Skating
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Paved, Gravel
    Amenities: Parking, Picnic Areas, Designated Rest Areas, Washrooms
    Other: Partial Wheelchair Access
  • Oshawa Creek Trail

    Closest Town: Oshawa
    Length: 6.8 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Running, Cycling - Off-Road
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Gravel
    Amenities: Parking, Washrooms
  • Rogers Reservoir Conservation Area Trails

    Closest Town: Newmarket
    Length: 68.3 Hectares
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Cycling - Off-Road
    Character: Scenic, Water
    Surface: Soil - Compacted
    Amenities: Parking, Picnic Areas
    Other: Fishing, Birding
  • Rouge River Headwaters Walk

    Closest Town: Richmond Hill
    Length: 4 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Cycling - Off-Road, Snowshoeing & Backcountry
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Asphalt
    Amenities: Parking, Picnic Areas, Designated Rest Areas
    Other: Partial wheelchair access
  • Seaton Hiking Trail

    Closest Town: Pickering
    Length: 11 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Running, Cycling - Off-Road
    Character: Scenic
    Surface: Soil - Compacted
    Amenities: Parking, Picnic Areas
  • South Richvale Greenway Walk

    Closest Town: Richmond Hill
    Length: 4.5 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking, Cycling - Off-Road, Snowshoeing & Backcountry
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Asphalt
    Amenities: Parking, Picnic Areas, Washrooms
    Other: Partial wheelchair access
  • Brooklin Lions Trail

    Closest Town: Brooklin
    Length: 1.6 KM
    Difficulty: **
    Activities: Hiking & Walking
    Character: Urban
    Surface: Gravel, Soil - Compacted
    Amenities: Parking

* Information courtesy Ontario’s Trails Council