Mountsberg Conservation Area

Date:Sunday April 2
Hike Leader:Gerry Dombrower
Distance: 10km
Difficulty:Level 1

Mountsberg Conservation Area has gentle terrain, perfect for that first hike of the season. You don't even need to pack a lunch, since It's Maple Syrup Time! You can purchase a lunch of pancakes and sausages, with maple syrup.

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 .


From Old York Mills Road...

  1. Take Highway 401 West to the Guelph Line. The cut-off 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 $7.25 per person, a bit less if you are a senior.


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

The suggested dining spot is Portobello's. at 10220 Derry road, Milton. Get back on Highway 401 and go east. Exit on James Snow Parkway. Turn right at Derry Road, and watch for a small mall on your left. Google maps directs you to Trudeau drive, which probably is harder to see.