As summer slowly fades to Fall and leaves change crimson-gold, there’s no better feeling than enjoying the crisp air surrounded by nature’s perfection. At the Highlands of Millbrook, enjoy access to some of the best conservation areas and natural greenspaces the GTA has to offer. Find acres of open fields, dense forest trails & pristine parklands that populate the area and leave nothing to be desired. Read on and discover the three best areas to make the most of Millbrook’s incredible greenspaces this fall!


The Millbrook Valley Trails are a series of passive-use walking trails that span from Medds Mountain Conservation Area and loop up, down and around Millbrook through Oak Ridges Moraine. Not only do the Millbrook Valley trails link up to several other hiking and walking trails within the Millbrook Conservation Area, but it features winding pathways beneath a beautiful canopy of trees, creating scenes akin to that of a fairytale. Whether walking, hiking or setting up for a picnic, the Millbrook Valley Trails set the stage for a perfect fall afternoon just a 3-minute drive from the Highlands of Millbrook.


Despite the sound of its name, the Cavan Swamp Wildlife Area is a beautiful 3,400 acre greenspace complex that shelters an abundance of wildlife and vegetation. With so many critters to be on the lookout for, this expansive series of wetlands and marshlands is perfect to explore with the little ones. For a more solitary experience, spend hours taking in the sights and sounds of the countless rare birds that constantly roam the area. Only a 10-minute drive from the Highlands of Millbrook, be sure to discover the incredible ecosystem within this diverse biome.


This outstanding outdoor recreation space is a sprawling 11,000 acre recreation area boasting hundreds of kilometers of walking, hiking, biking and horseback riding trails. The Central Forest lands are primarily reserved for passive-use recreation, though hunting and motorized activities are allowed in the peripheral West & East Forests. Furthermore, it is host to overnight accommodations for groups and day-use programming which offers educational opportunities for students in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. The trail head centre within Ganaraska Forest is a showcase of world class environmental design and is hub for outdoor recreation all-year round. Explore the best of nature’s vast expanse this Fall at Ganaraska Forest, only a 25-minute drive from the Highlands of Millbrook.

So, there you have it. Three of the GTA’s most incredible protected greenspaces and nature conservation areas to embrace on those crisp fall days. The best part? The Highlands of Millbrook lets you live just minutes from them all! Make the most of each one with the Get More in Millbrook Event, featuring a new release of 2-car garage singles in a charming historic town setting. Learn more about these well-priced homes and family-friendly community by calling 1-844-932-0333, or visiting our presentation centre at 899 Fallis Line today!

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