A.F. Coventry Nature Trail: – Distance – 1.2km one way

This moderate trail starts 100 meters southeast of the Learning Centre building and ends at the Vaughan Trail, which you can follow back to the parking area. There are some elevation changes so plan accordingly.

The Graydon Trail: – Distance – 1.2km

Taking you past old conifer  plantations, valley edges and into mature forest stands, this trail connects to the A.F. Coventry Nature Trail, which you can follow back to the  Terra Cotta parking area or to the Vaughan Trail which eventually connects with the Bruce Trail. The Graydon Trail is isolated and rugged in spots so plan accordingly.

The McGregor Spring Pond Trail: – Distance – 1.8km loop

The McGregor Spring Pond Trail loop starts and finishes at the Muskrat Pond Trail Kiosk in Terra Cotta Conservation Area. Follow the shore of a spring-fed pond and watch for surfacing fish, muskrats or turtles. 

Terra Cotta Lane: – Distance – 3.2km loop

Terra Cotta Lane is a great way to introduce you to this conservation area and is a major access route to some of our other trails. Starting near the parking area, the trail follows an old road along the eastern shore of a pond and eventually loops back to the parking area.

The Vaughan Trail:Distance – 2.8km one way

Beginning beside Terra Cotta Conservation Area’s Learning Centre Trail Kiosk, the Vaughan Trail is an excellent way to explore deep into Terra Cotta. Peer into lush valley floors, enjoy mature forest stands or experience edge ecosystems, where forest meets field. The Vaughan Trail connects in places with Terra Cotta Lane and ends at the McGregor Spring Pond Trail and you can follow either back to the parking area. This moderate trail is long, rugged in spots and takes you over varying terrain so plan accordingly.

Link to trail map:      https://cvc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/comm-ca-guide-2020-booklet-tc-park-20201014.pdf

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

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Length: Several Trails
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking
Accessibility Notes: Accessibility not known
Fees: Entrance Fees

Flora & Fauna:

Not yet reported

Amenities: Washrooms

Credit Valley Conservation 1255 Old Derry Road Mississauga, ON 905-670-1615 1-800-668-5557

Find it: 14393 Winston Churchill Blvd, Kleinburg, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 43.7235460
Longitude: -79.9545110