Scotsdale Farm and Silver Creek

Date:Sunday May 29
Hike Leader:Alan Backlund
Difficulty:Level 2
Start at Trailhead:11:15

See Map 13 in your Bruce Trail guide. Haven't you got a Bruce Trail guide?

Driving Instructions

  1. Take highway 401 west to exit 328, which is Trafalgar Road.
  2. Go right, north, on Trafalgar Road past Georgetown.
  3. At the tee junction turn left onto Highway 7.
  4. Three and one-half kilometers later fork right onto Trafalgar Road.
  5. Continue another 1.6 km and turn right at the sign for Scotsdale Farm.

The sign at the entrance to Scotsdale farm now is bigger, with white text on a blue background that says "Scotsdale Farm Conference and Reception Centre". The potholes on the drive in have been fixed, but the path still is narrow. Please drive slowly.

Google Maps shows the address as 13807 Trafalgar Rd, Georgetown, ON L7G 4S4.


There is no admission fee to Scotsdale farm.

The hike will start at 11:15am from the parking lot. The hike will be 13.8 kilometers and is rated as intermediate, with some rocky terrain, and possibly some muddy sections. The hike has no waterfalls but many rushing rivers (rapids), lots of forest, escarpment, views over the valley, mud in the deep crevasses, wild flowers and a few butterflies.