Ganaraska Forest - (Cold Springs)

Ganaraska Forest Centre - Millbrook

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Ganaraska Forest - (Cold Springs)

Region/Township: Hope
ORTA Map Number: ORTA Map 9
Coordinates: 44.073736 , -78.503882
Meeting Place/Parking:

From Hwy 35/115 go east on Regional Road #9 for 10 km, then north 4 km on Cold Springs Camp Rd to meet in Ganaraska Forest Centre parking lot. 

Terrain: Moderate hills Sandy forest trail
Difficulty: Moderate
General Description:


Come and experience southern Ontario's largest forest. Located within an hour's drive of Toronto, straddling the Counties of Northumberland, Peterborough, Victoria and the Region of Durham, the Ganaraska Forest offers the best in outdoor recreation.

With hundreds of kilometres of trails, the Ganaraska Forest provides year-round opportunities for a variety of activities. Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and nature appreciation are popular activities throughout the Forest. Motorized activities such as off-road motorcycle riding, ATVing and snowmobiling are permitted in the West Forest and East Forest only. The Central section of the Forest is maintained as a passive use area.

The Ganaraska Forest is promoted as southern Ontario's largest forest. The Forest is approximately 50% natural and 50% man made.