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Hit the Trail: Exploring KLT's Diverse Nature Trails

Hit the Trail: Exploring KLT's Diverse Nature Trails

Are you looking for a change of scenery? Why not explore one of the trails of the Kawartha Land Trust?

Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) is the only non-government charitable organization committed to protecting land, conserving the natural environment and enhancing the quality of life in the Kawarthas. They currently protect 22 properties comprising more than 4,700 acres of important, diverse types of land. On some of these diverse natural properties are trails open for the public to get out and connect with nature!

Wild Rock Recommends:

John Earle Chase Memorial Park:
Located in Trent Lakes, this property features beautiful views overlooking Pigeon Lake, mature maple forests, and wetlands bursting with life, this property is too beautiful not to share – it is open to the public to enjoy!

 

Christie Bentham Wetland:
This 137-acre property south of Burleigh Falls features over 1,200 feet of natural, undisturbed waterfront on Clear Lake. The property has beautiful walking trails that are well known in the community and are open to the public.


Cation Wildlife Preserve:
The Cation property, located in Coboconk, is a wildlife hot spot.  Bird enthusiasts have spotted several rare species on the property such as Golden-winged Warblers and Bald Eagles.  Upland Sandpipers and Thrashers have also been seen here.


Jeffrey-Cowan Forest Preserve:
Making up the eastern extent of the Stony Lake Trails network, the Jeffrey-Cowan Forest Preserve encompasses one of the largest undeveloped stretches of shoreline on Stony Lake. Visitors can hike to the highest point that surrounds the lake and enjoy the scenic view that awaits at the very top.


To learn more or to donate to KLT, please visit kawarthalandtrust.org/you-can-help.