Located on the Oak Ridges Moraine and managed by TRCA, Palgrave Forest and Wildlife Area (PFWA) is a 306-hectare green space that supports a diversity of primarily forest vegetation communities, and flora and fauna species. Trails within PFWA include the Bruce Trail Palgrave Side Trail (hiking), the Great Pine Ridge Trail (equestrian), as well as bicycling trails developed by the Caledon Cycling Club.

Palgrave Trail (13.4 kilometres) The ‘Palgrave Trail’ consists of all trails other than the Bruce Trail and Oak Ridges Trail within PFWA. These looped side trails are suited for mountain bikers, horseback riders and hikers. 

Certain sections of trail are maintained by the Caledon Cycling Club and are marked accordingly.  Hiking is still permitted on these trails but they are considered ‘mountain bike preferred.

Link to brochure and trail map:


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

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Length: 13.4 km.
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking, Mountain biking, and Equestrian
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible
Fees: Entrance Fees

Flora & Fauna:

Not yet reported

Amenities: None reported

Toronto Conservation Authority 101 Exchange Ave, Vaughan, ON 416.661.6600

Find it: 17579 Duffy's Lane, Palgrave, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 43.9505760
Longitude: -79.8601470