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Alexander Hope Smith Reserve Hiking Loop

Visitors are welcome to walk the newly created trails or canoe Boyd’s Creek. The Reserve is located in the core of The Land Between and showcases the diverse habitats found in the transition zone along the southern edge of the Canadian Shield. These trails are for hiking, snowshoeing or skiing only. Dogs are permitted, on leash at all times. Interpretive trails are open year-round. Parking is roadside on a dead-end cul-de-sac.

Trail Map:

Location: Directions begin in downtown Washago (corner of County Road 169 and Muskoka Street): Drive north on Muskoka Street 1.7 km to Cooper’s Falls Road; turn right onto Cooper’s Falls Road and go 1.7 km to Riverdale Drive; turn right onto Riverdale drive and go 2.9 km to end of road (this road is shaped like a “J”… follow it to the dead-end cul-de-sac). Trailhead sign is on right, just prior to cul-de-sac.

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Donations are to be made via an on-site donation box or via Canada Helps

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