East Duffins Headwaters

Environmentally Sensitive Area! This location is an environmentally sensitive area and the following activities are not permitted:
  • Camping
  • Operation of motorized vehicles
  • Picking or cutting of any plants, including flowers and trees

Location

Allbright Rd and 6th Concession Rd Uxbridge, ON Get Directions

Activities

East Duffins Headwaters is a protected natural area on the Oak Ridges Moraine near Uxbridge. This forest is a growing natural feature and with your help will be enjoyed and appreciated by future generations.

NEW! Help TRCA provide you with the best possible trail experience by completing the East Duffins Headwaters User Survey.

Toronto and Region Conservation owns this environmentally significant 1548-hectare forest located in the Duffins Creek Watershed. A mixed deciduous and coniferous forest, it serves many important environmental functions, including:

  • Providing habitat and food supply for a variety of birds and wildlife.
  • Improving air quality by producing oxygen.
  • Cleaning the water entering Duffins Creek and replenishing ground water storage.
  • Limiting potential floods.
  • Protecting fragile slopes and stream banks from eroding.

East Duffins Headwaters

The Ontario Heritage Foundation owns approximately 72 hectares of land, situated between Walker Woods and Glen Major Forest, which TRCA manages. This property provides a strategic natural heritage corridor linking the two TRCA-owned properties.

Got a question? Email Matt Kenel, Project Manager, Restoration and Infrastructure, or call 416-661-6600 x 5325

When exploring the East Duffins Headwaters, please respect all Toronto and Region Conservation sign information. Help us protect this important natural resource.

 


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MAP: East Duffins Headwaters - 2016 Fall Trail Guide

East Duffins Headwaters

Location

Allbright Rd and 6th Concession Rd Uxbridge, ON Get Directions

Contact

TEL: 416.661.6600 ext. 5325 Email: mkenel@trca.on.ca
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