Richardson’s Lookout Conservation Area

Located west of Garden Hill in the Municipality of Port Hope (formerly Hope Township), and accessed off of Richardson’s Road. this 3.02-acre (1.2 ha) property was acquired on December 31, 1962. A platform provides a panoramic view of the headwaters of the Ganaraska River and the Ganaraska Forest.

Richardson’s Lookout CA is closed (no winter maintenance) from mid-October through to May.

While visiting, please respect neighbouring private properties and stay on GRCA Conservation Area land.

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Richardson’s Lookout Conservation Area characteristics

Length: Not known
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible
Fees: None

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet.

Amenities: Picnic tables

Attractions: Lookout platform, panoramic view

Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority Phone: (905) 885-8173

Find it: 2815 Richardson's Road, Campbellcroft ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 44.0526030
Longitude: -78.4281360