York (Region of). Environmental Services

Site: Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre

Service: York Regional Forests

Record Details
Alternate Name Region of York ; Regional Municipality of York ; The ; York Region
Toll Free Phone 1-877-464-9675
Fax 905-954-4624
E-Mail accessyork@york.ca
Website www.york.ca/yrf
Established 1924
Description (Service) manages 18 York Regional Forests * publicly accessible year round for free, up to 2300 hectares and 120 km of trail * hosts events in forests * Regional Greening Strategy * Forest Conservation By-law Administration * Invasive Species Program
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Forest access dawn to dusk
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility dogs must be leashed * litter, fires, removal or baiting or hunting of wildlife and overnight visits prohibited
Application No application required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - through Access York 1-877-464-9675
Fees None
Site Location Various forest tracts throughout York Region
Located In Community Whitchurch-Stouffville
Address & Map 16389 Highway 48
Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON L4A 7X4
Intersection Hwy 48 and Vivian Rd
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; maintains three trails accessible to wheelchairs and other assistive devices in the York Regional Forest: the Hollidge Tract at 16389 Highway 48 (North of Aurora Road); the North Tract at 17054 Highway 48 (South of Davis Drive), and the Hall Tract at 15681 McCowan Road (North of Aurora Road)  
Accessible Trails have been widened, cleared of obstructions and graded to ensure ease-of-movement for all visitors
Service Categories Land Conservation ; Outdoor Environmental Education

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