Trail Maps and Closure Notices
Trail Maps and Upcoming Closures
Planning to visit one of our Conservation Areas? Plan your trip by downloading the PDF or mobile map you’ll need during your visit and take a look at any upcoming service disruptions.
Please follow all park rules during your visit and remember that amenities, such as washrooms and pavilions, are only open from mid-June to mid-October.
Notification of Construction Scanlon Creek Conservation Area – Restoration Project
Start Date: Late October 2023
Estimated Completion Date: January 2024
The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority is completing creek restoration works at two locations along Scanlon Creek. The works will be completed between October 2023 and January 2024 and will be contained within Scanlon Creek Conservation Area.
Site A – Replacement of old corrugated steel culverts, which have become a fish barrier, with a more stable concrete box culvert.
Site B – Address an area of severe bank erosion directly upstream of the original reservoir, including the removal of two (2) pedestrian bridges and re-naturalization of the area.
Site C – The final construction to replace a section of the Evergreen Trail that was closed due to erosion from runoff. This new 2-metre wide, 200 metre trail will re-connect the Evergreen Loop on the south slope of the Scanlon Creek valley.
Hours of construction will be between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Friday. No work is currently scheduled outside of normal working hours.
Construction sites can be hazardous and pose many hidden dangers. Safety measures have been put in place, and some portions of the existing trail systems are temporarily closed. (Affected areas are highlighted in orange.)
We ask that the Conservation Area users to please obey the trail markers, exercise additional caution around all roadways, and stay clear of the work area, even when the Contractor is not on site. Safety is in everyone’s best interest.
If you have any questions, concerns, or comments regarding this project, please contact:
Bryan Widner, Construction Specialist
Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority 289-231-0818 | firstname.lastname@example.org.
Smartphone maps are now available for:
- Bailey Ecological Park
- Durham Regional Forest – Main Tract
- Scanlon Creek
- Rogers Reservoir
- Thornton Bales (limited parking availability)
Simply download the app on your smartphone and use it when you visit. It’s that easy! Once the map is downloaded, you won’t have to use your data when you hit the trails.
How to use Avenza:
- Download the Avenza app on your mobile phone.
- Open the app (when prompted, consider allowing Avenza to access your location for optimal use).
- Create an account (or click the small white X in the top right corner to skip this step).
- Tap the Store button on the bottom of the page.
- Click on the search bar at the top of the page.
- In the location box, choose “Current Location” if you are looking for conservation areas that are closest to you, or change to “Any Location” to see all our available maps.
- In the Keywords box type in LSRCA, then click search.
- When you find the map you are looking for, tap the “Free” button, then tap again on “Download?” This will add the desired map to your app.
- Click on My Maps (bottom left icon), select your map and hit the trails! Once you install your map, you no longer need access to data.
Our maps may change over time! To ensure you have the latest download, join our email list. We’ll send you an email when we release a new version of the map.