Crothers Woods is a unique and extensive forest habitat in the Don River Valley with approximately 10 kilometres of natural surface trails ideal for hiking or mountain biking.
In Crother Woods, you will find Cottonwood Flats. Its industrial heritage dates back to the early 1800s, but today trails and lookouts provide access to restored natural features including a songbird meadow and native trees, shrubs and wildflowers.

You will also find Sun Valley Trail. This 1.3 km granular surfaced trail in the heart of Crothers Woods encircles the old landfill site which is being restored to a thriving forest ecosystem. The trail is 2.5 m wide and classified as a multi-purpose beginner trail with one 100 m steep section.

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Crothers Woods characteristics

Length: 10 km of trails
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural and Crushed limestone
Trail use: Hiking and Mountain biking
Accessibility Notes: not wheelchair accessible
Fees: none

Flora & Fauna:

Not yet reported.

Amenities: none

Attractions: none

Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation 416-338-5058

Find it: 17 Redway Rd, Toronto

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 43.6987610
Longitude: -79.3616840