The Durham Regional Forest Main Tract is comprised of plantation forests established over 90 years ago, as well as mixed hardwood areas. There are more than 16 kilometres of trails in four marked loops and numerous secondary trails throughout the main tract.
There are many rough-looking side trails for mountain bikers. Some with odd names:
Two plants here that I don’t see often in the Toronto area are Bearberry:
(These berries should NOT be eaten!)
and Bristly Blackberry:
“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain,
but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” – Andy Rooney