Mountsberg Conservation Area

Date:Sunday April 5
Hike Leader:Gerry Dombrower
Distance: 10km
Pace:Moderate
Difficulty:Level 1
Invitation: Meetup
Start at Trailhead:11:00am

Mountsberg Conservation Area has gentle terrain, perfect for that first hike of the season.

Pack a lunch. There will be no maple syrup and pancakes this year due to COVID-19.

If you are not car pooling from York Mills and Yonge, we will be meeting at 11:00 a.m. in the parking lot in the Mountsberg Conservation Area .

Directions

From Old York Mills Road...

  1. Take Highway 401 West to the Guelph Line, exit 312. This exit is just past Milton.
  2. Drive south through the town of Campbellville to Campbellville Road.
  3. Turn right onto Campbellville Road and drive approximately 4 kilometers to Milborough Line. You will see Conservation area signs for Mountsberg as you get close to the Milborough Line.
  4. Turn right onto the Milborough Line and follow approximately 1 kilometer to the Conservation Area entrance. You will make a left hand turn to get in.

Google Maps

The admission fee to the Conservation area is $7.75 per person, a bit less if you are a senior.

Remarks

This hike is rated easy and is about 10 kilometers. We hike by a lake with great lookouts and can climb a wooden tower for great views Also, there are maple syrup demonstrations

Après Hike

Ned Devine's Irish Pub, 575 Ontario Street South, Milton, Ontario, (905.864.6794), is an excellent place to finish of a day of hiking. This is Derry Road and Ontario Street, on the north west corner. Here it is on Google Maps.