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      Crothers Woods is a 52-hectare mature maple-beech-oak woodland located in the Don River valley. Many trees in Crothers Woods are more than a century old, with parts of the forest remaining in much the same condition as it was before European settlement. In 1995, the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) designated this site as an Environmentally Significant Area due to its diverse, mature and relatively undisturbed forest and the presence of herbaceous plants and tree species that are rare in the Toronto region. The forest includes beaked hazel, bitternut hickory, black walnut, blue beech, butternut (a Provincially endangered tree species), eastern hemlock and sugar maple trees and herbaceous species such as bloodroot, jack-in-the-pulpit, mayapple, trillium and trout lily. This unique forest also attracts diverse bird species. A recent TRCA study identifieds 26 birds that might nest and breed in the area, including eastern wood-pewee, great crested flycatcher and red-tailed hawk.

      As such, Crothers Woods offers a unique opportunity to escape into nature and is a popular destination for trail enthusiasts, with approximately 10 kilometres of natural surface trails.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      20
      Total Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      894 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      400 ft
      Total Vertical
      135 ft
      Reports
      405
      Photos
      52
      Ridden Counter
      1,689

      Photos of Crothers Woods Mountain Bike

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      14 |
      Oct 11, 2017 @ 11:23am
      Oct 11, 2017
      3 Rocks to Redway Road Downhill
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      Sep 16, 2017 @ 1:56pm
      Sep 16, 2017
      3 Rocks to Redway Road Downhill
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      25 |
      Sep 12, 2017 @ 1:04pm
      Sep 12, 2017
      Pottery Road Downhill
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      Aug 9, 2017 @ 10:49am
      Aug 9, 2017
      Pottery Road Downhill
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      Videos of Crothers Woods Mountain Bike

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      394 | Sep 24, 2017 , Toronto
      Brickworks and Crothers Woods - Toronto
      79 | Jun 23, 2017 , Toronto
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      106 | Jun 23, 2017 , Toronto
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      user #1282057nmacquarriereportPottery Road DownhillHi CoT, What do you think about amending...
      Oct 21, 2017 @ 10:34am
      Oct 21, 2017
      user #1199347NECPreport3 Rocks to Redway Road DownhillThanks - we'll check it out
      Oct 18, 2017 @ 10:34am
      Oct 18, 2017
      user #454554dylanflyreportPottery Road DownhillHeroes!! Thank you so much!!! ????????????
      Sep 12, 2017 @ 3:18pm
      Sep 12, 2017
      user #1199347NECPreportPottery Road DownhillThanks for the update! It's on our list - will...
      Aug 8, 2017 @ 11:48am
      Aug 8, 2017
      user #1199347NECPreport3 Rocks to Redway Road DownhillThanks. Come out and join us on Mondays from...
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