Forks of the Credit

Date:Sunday November 12
Hike Leader:Robert Freeman
Difficulty:Level 3
Start at Trailhead:11:15am

We climbing Devil's Pulpit, which makes this a Level 3 hike. We strongly recommend proper hiking boots, with good treads, and with ankle support. You need to by physically fit for this.


From our meeting point at Yonge and York Mills.

  1. Take Highway 401 west to Highway 410. Stay in the collector lanes. There is no connection to Highway 410 from the express lanes.
  2. Go north on Highway 410. This now curves to the west and it picks up Highway 10.
  3. Continue north on Highway 10.
  4. Travel past Regional Road 9, Caledon Family Restaurant, and Forks of the Credit Road.
  5. Turn left (West) at Escarpment Sideroad. This intersection is hard to see, so pay attention.
  6. Park at the corner of Willoughby Road and Escarpment SideRoad, where the road makes a sweeping right hand turn.

The start time is 11:15am. Google maps is spitting out the coordinates 43.8311280, -79.9802600.


Devil's Pulpit is a rocky climb from the bottom of Forks of the Credit Valley, to the top of the escarpment. Given that it's late fall, there should be interesting views off the top. Let's be careful out there.