This trail system is an urban trail linking neighbourhoods, parks and linear open space coridors within the forested hills of St. Andrews in north-west Aurora. Vegetation consists of remnant conifer forest patches within a predominantly deciduous forest area. There are a few valleys of more open meadow habitat, however, some of these have been naturalized over the years and are developing into pioneer forests.
The topography is very undulating as the trail rises up to one of the highest points of elevation within Aurora. Wildlife is consistent with forested areas in urban settings, mostly small mammals and birds.
Directions: the trailhead is located at the north-east end of the trail at the pond and stone bridge on Willow Farm Lane, just south of St. John's Sideroad. Parking along residential streets, which intersect with the trail. Also public parking in Summit Park (Orchard Heights Blvd. just east of Bathurst) and walk 200 m. east to Reservoir Park or 200 m west to the trail crossing at Whispering Pine Trail.
Information provided by the town of Aurora and York region websites.
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