The Woodland Trail provides shorter and longer walking options set against a backdrop of forests, meadows and water. Watch for signs of beaver activity, including gnawed trees, fallen branches and dams along the Little Rouge Creek. Parks Canada guided walks for the Woodland Trail meet in the main parking lot.

Location 19 Reesor Road, Toronto
Lat: 43.848028, Long: -79.199444
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Difficulty Easy 
Distance 4.5 km (return)
Time 1.5 hours 
Washrooms A portable washroom is available seasonally
Parking Free but limited in the main parking lot off Reesor Road
Wheelchair Accessible The trail is wheelchair and stroller accessible for the first 1.5 km

Trail Features

  • Busy beavers – The Woodland Trail is well known for signs and sightings of Canada’s national animal.
  • River views – Follow the trail along the Rouge River. A mix of forest and meadow views offer a variety of plant and animal life.
  • Cultural heritage – Look for remnants of an active and vibrant cottage and camping area, which was flooded by Hurricane Hazel in 1954.