Copeland Forest Update – Trails Moratorium to Protect Forest

Over the past two years, many community residents have reached out to Copeland Forest Friends Association expressing concern about the continued building of single-track trails in the Copeland Forest, despite it being already saturated with trails. Copeland Forest Friends Association (CFFA), a not-for-profit organization charged
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Download a map of all the major trails in the Copeland Forest.

Copeland Forest Friends

The Copeland Forest is a 4,400 acre Resource Management Area  in Simcoe County, Ontario,  Canada, owned by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests. The size, beauty, and unfettered use of the forest by a wide variety of recreational users inspired an initiative to conserve the natural integrity of the forest and facilitate compatible recreational use.

In October 2015 the Copeland Forest Friends Association formed a Non-Profit Corporation, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the MNRF, and began offering memberships. The organization has been structured to ensure that all of the major recreational user groups are represented equally. There are many ways to join us including becoming a member, volunteering, making a donation, and signing up for our newsletter. We look forward to seeing you in the forest!

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Georgian Paving Makes Parking at Copeland Forest a Smoother Ride...On behalf of the many visitors to Copeland Forest, we would like to extend heartfelt appreciation to Georgian Paving, who have donated their time and resources to grade the surface, repair potholes and to improve drainage in Parking Lots P1 and P2, along the Ingram Road, so that your entry and exit from the forest will be a much smoother ride. Thank you, Georgian Paving, for this incredible contribution. ... See MoreSee Less
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Exciting News!: Due to the ongoing efforts of our Garlic Mustard Pulling Teams, like the one led by Jarka Rezak, (in photo), we are making headway in thrashing back this invasive species. If you would like to join a team, please contact Margaret Kennedy at garlicmustard@copelandfriends.ca. Check out the almost full compost bin, with garlic mustard plants, pulled before they have gone to seed. Thanks to all involved for their ongoing commitment to this initiative. ... See MoreSee Less
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