Attention – Ganaraska Forest Closed Due to Storm

GRCA is requesting that you communicate the following messages out to your members and networks while stressing the seriousness of the situation. 

  • On Saturday May 21, 2022 a massive storm system caused significant damage to the Ganaraska Forest and its entire trail network (West Central and East Forests are all effected).
  • The current situation in the Ganaraska Forest is very serious and extremely dangerous.
  • The GRCA and Police are strictly enforcing the closure of the Ganaraska Forest and NO ACCESS is being granted until furture notice
  • The Ganaraska Forest is extremely dangerous with hazard trees and significant blockages throughout the entire trail network of the Ganaraska Forest (West, Central and East Forests).
  • Please respect any form of barriers and signage that is blocking access and DO NOT cross these barriers. 
  • All Special Events are cancelled for the foreseeable future. No new applications will be accepted.
  • Updates will be provided through the Ganaraska Conservation Facebook page, and
  • Staff are currently assessing the entire Ganaraska Forest trail network and Trail clearing work is underway.
  • As assessment and trail clearing continues, recovery plans are being created.
  • Thank you for your support, and patience during this trying time.

Ed Van Osch 

Forest Recreation Technician, Provincial Offences Officer  

Ganaraska Forest Centre 

RR1 Campbellcroft, Ontario 

L0A 1B0 

905-885-8173 ext. 325 

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