Cold Creek Conservation Area Trails
Cold Creek Conservation Area is an ecologically diverse and sustainable natural area. It is a model of sustainability that can be achieved by protecting and enhancing the area’s natural environment while providing outdoor education, cultural and heritage experiences and recreation.
Consisting of 190 hectares within the Humber River watershed (a designated Canadian Heritage River). A portion of the property lies within the “Natural Linkage” policy area of the Oak Ridges Moraine. The Conservation Area is significant due to its unique natural features. Existing mixed conifer swamp forest contains black spruce which is rare in Southern Ontario and is home to a wide array of plant and animal species.
Gates are open from 8:30 to 4:30 Monday to Saturday, and during special events. Outside hours of operation guests are welcome to park their vehicles outside the main gate to gain access to the trails, and follow the trail maps for hours of enjoyment.
Link to interactive trails map:
Region(s): York Region
Cold Creek Conservation Area Trails characteristics
Length: 6.6 km of trails
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Boardwalks and Natural
Trail use: Hiking and Cross-country skiing
Accessibility Notes: Not known
Fees: Not known
Flora & Fauna:Not reported yet
Amenities: washrooms, picnic tables
Attractions: Boardwalks, Interpretive signage
Find it: Located 3.5 km north of the King Road on the 11th Concession and south of the 16th Sideroad, Township of King, Ontario.