Trails at Ken Whillans Resource Management Area
Ken Whillans Pond Trail
Distance – 3km
Looping around the two warm water fishing ponds at Ken Whillans Resource Management Area, this trail is great for a leisurely stroll viewing the scenic “Devils Pulpit” area or to find that perfect fishing spot. The compacted soil surface is interrupted with wide wooden boardwalk, located to protect sensitive vegetation and wet areas. The ponds and Credit River are accessible from this trail and is suitable for hikers and dog walkers. Closed in winter. Admission fee or membership applies.
Distance – 36km
The popular Caledon Trailway can be easily accessed through Ken Whillans Resource Management Area as well as other locations throughout Caledon. This 36km long rail-trail follows the path of a historic abandoned rail line that once linked Hamilton with Barrie. The Caledon Trailway became the first officially designated portion of the Trans Canada Trail in 1995.
This multi use trail, all season trail is ideal for walking, cycling and horseback riding. These trails go through meadow and woodland communities and allow for views of valleys and fields that lie below towering cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment.
Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and the Town of Caledon permit those using the Caledon Trailway to access the parking lot at Ken Whillans Resource Management Area during daylight hours at no charge. Admission fees or Membership apply to visitors also using the bordering Ken Whillans Resource Management Area. Parking is available at Ken Whillans from April to November for trail users only.
For further information contact the Town of Caledon at (905) 584-2272. http://www.town.caledon.on.ca/recreation/parks_and_trails/trails.asp?page=Trails