Located north of Bowmanville, the Stephen's Gulch Conservation Area borders a significant portion of the Soper Creek.
The Conservation Area protects a large area of deciduous forest and coniferous forest/swamp that help maintain both water quantity (through seeps and springs) and water temperature along this section the Soper Creek.
Stephen's Gulch Conservation Area also includes a portion of the provincially significant Soper Valley Area of Natural and Scientific Interest (ANSI).
Exit 401 at Liberty Street in Bowmanville (432), take Liberty Street North to Concession Road 4, turn right on Concession Road 4, turn left onto Bethesda Rd, take 1st right onto Stephens Mill Rd.
Only In Clarington
Walk, hike, cycle, run or take your dog. This is a great forested trail to experience nice summer shade to keep cool. An area to study plants and learn about wildlife like frogs, slugs and ferns. It borders on Soper Creek and includes part of the Soper Creek Valley. All dogs must be leashed and parking is available.
Stephen's Gultch Information
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