The trails in the Hills of Headwaters cover thousands of kilometres and provide hours upon hours of natural enjoyment for visitors and residents alike. We are pleased to provide the following trail information and trail map details, as provided by Headwaters Communities in Action, a community group that fosters leadership and action in support of a long-term vision of community well-being for the Headwaters Region.
The Dufferin County Forest is a 2,500 acre forest divided into twelve tracts that are located across Dufferin County. It is managed by the County of Dufferin on a sustainable, multi-use basis. The forest serves many important functions including erosion and water control, natural heritage protection, biodiversity, wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities, and support of the rural economy through timber production. Download the Dufferin County Forest brochure.
Palgrave Forest and Wildlife Area sits on 306 hectares within the Humber River watershed on the Oak Ridges Moraine. Most of the area is covered by forest that provides much-needed habitat to many plants and animals, including about 200 species whose populations have been declining in the Greater Toronto Region. Visitors are invited to enjoy this protected wilderness area through its 33 kilometres of trails. The Palgrave Forest & Wildlife Area trail map indicates sections that permit a variety of uses such hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing and even equestrian activity.