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.
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) 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.

Link to trails map & guide:


2oldguyswalking website offers a great review of this site, with images. Go here to read this review.

We would also direct you to read our DISCLAIMER and our TRAIL USERS CODE.

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East Duffins Headwaters characteristics

Length: Numerous trails of modest length
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking, Cross-country skiing, Snowshoeing, and Equestrian
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible.
Fees: None

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet

Amenities: None

Attractions: interpretive signage, lookouts

Toronto Regional Conservation Authority Phone: 416.661.6600

Find it: Allbright Rd and 6th Concession Rd Uxbridge, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 44.0335540
Longitude: -79.1137500