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Lots of trails. Very clean.

Easy trail for walking, biking, and dogs. Peaceful also great for jogging

awesome trail went end to end 30 km I would do it again.

Great hike! Couldn't stand still anywhere except the lookout due to mosquitos so bring your bug spray. Followed a giant porcupine for about 150m!! Very cool.

nice trail but maintenance needed urgently . Some areas nature took trail out completely.

26 days ago

The lookout trail is well worth the effort to climb up!

Beautiful scenery

Reminded me of a few greats trails in Victoria BC

Took it from Cookstown to Thornton. super sunny not alot of shade.

Nice, not too difficult hike. Party of three inexperienced hikers and we all were fine, save for one of us having trouble with some stairs only once.
There's a great overlook with a wonderful view, and a beautiful lake at one point, would have loved to take a dip but not sure if that's allowed!
Overall a good time, the hardest part is literally just a tall staircase, newcomers should be fine!

This is a great place for a day trip from Toronto. Some beautiful look-outs and nice lake spots to stop for lunch!

Coming from California, I wasn't sure what to expect at this park including trail difficulty, scenery, etc. But I was pleasantly surprised! I went yeaterday to avoid crowds & I literally had the entire forest to myself! It was incredibly peaceful to just hike with the sounds of birds chirping, leaves rustling & the wind blowing. My favourite trails were the McCarston, Overlook & obviously the stairs that led down into the rocky area. The trails were well marked, however at the junctions, it was very unclear to me which trails were which & where they led. I ended up hiking further than planned because I couldn't find the trail leading back to the main parking lot/entrance. Bugs were barely out yesterday, but I was prepared with bug repellent. In my opinion, these trails are good if you're for a short hike/casual stroll. It's not somewhere I'd go back to. Parking is not free...I paid $7.50 for 4 hours. And they do check...I saw a parks attendant checking each car & ticketing. Overall, it was a great experience!!

A disappointment for us. The trails are in good condition but the scenery was bland. After enjoying trails around Uxbridge and Stouffville this Spring we were expecting more. The drive there was very nice and salvaged the trip.

Beautiful Trail nice to Walk

hiking
2 months ago

A good number of trails but also lots of hills. Don’t miss the lookout (on the lookout side trail) - you can see all the way to Toronto on a clear day.

We went earlier last week & had a blast. Only thing is, a lot of people don’t listen to the rules when signs say keep dogs on leash. Besides that smooth sailing and a lot of fun & sun ☺️

Good trail markings. There were some trails that were closed for rehabilitation. Good thing there are plenty of side trails to use to complete the loop. For free parking, go through 2nd Road and park on the street.

You can check my recording for the access point as well as how to go around the closed trail on the current map.

One of my fav trails. I usually park at the Tim Hortons on Hwy 89 and go either north or south. Both ways are GREAT! I take my dog..off leash. Lots of rivers for him to swim in and drink from. 3km x 2 either way.

I also park at the Veterans road entrance and hike to Thornton and back. 3km x 2 there as well.

One day I will hike the full length from Innisfil Beach road to Cookstown.

hiking
2 months ago

Really nice trail. I brought my dog off-leash. Unfortunately he found a porcupine and got quilled and we spent the event at the emergency Vet office...$500 later.

There are some abandoned ancient lumber mills/towns along the way...if you look hard enough you can find them.

Will repeat

Great place has a little of everything. stairs if you prefer or a gradual run up and around. very nice. kinda busy but the views make it worth while. Parking fees apply.

Granted I arrived at about 3.45pm on a Tuesday, but I didn't see ANYONE until I was on my way out, after about 2 hours. Parts of the trail made me feel like I was in Narnia, it was just lovely.

Parts were a touch difficult, but the views everywhere were more than worth the effort.

3 months ago

Great trail with tons of diversity, Marsh, dry woods, ponds, rolling hills and a lovely lookout! Really clean but as the weather is getting nicer it is quite busy. If recommend going early in the morning to avoid crowds. It’s a bit hilly so if you go earlier in the year beware of ice patches! Dog friendly but must be leashed! Paid parking at the trail head with lots of room.

Very nice trail, multiple types of scenery, there were some fallen trees on the trail so there is some maintenance needed but all in all it was good and I appreciate the challenge as it went up and down a few hills

hiking
3 months ago

A good hike. Not the most scenic time for the park. A little bleak - shed its winter coat but very little spring life. It will probably be more enjoyable in 2 weeks to a month.

Did 13km here in under 4 hours. The park is not very dense with forrest, so not much shade, mostly tall thin trees. There are about 4 very small lakes through the park and some cliffs with a look out point. Parking is $14.50 but if you drive around you can park free on the street in many places. Bruce trail is probably the best trail at this provincial park. Views and scenery was just ok, nothing spectacular. Markings were very good.

Beautiful and not too hard for kids

Great hike! Go early in the morning to avoid crowds and yeild to horses on the trail.

Hiked 14km there today! Did all the trails in the park and it was a blast. Brought my dog and it was good enough for her too! Not all parts are kid friendly but it’s a good trail.

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