News

Caution: beavers and dogs

August 20th, 2012

On Saturday July 28, on the trail between Forestream and Concession 3 near marker 1N056 , some dogs were approached by a beaver. As this is a popular area spot for dogs to swim, owners should use caution as the


 

Forestream Stairs Construction Status

June 21st, 2012

The Forestream Stairs Construction Activity Status:

  • Helical piles have been completed and fully installed.
  • Due to multiple delays during the shop drawing review stage, metal fabrication was delayed.
  • As of now, we are targeting to have the


 

Staircase Construction at Forestream

March 12th, 2012

The TRCA has awarded the contract for the supply and construction of a galvanized steel staircase at the Forestream stairs location. Removal of the existing stairs are tentatively scheduled to begin on March 26, 2012, and foundations (helical piles) are


 

July 16, 2011 Work Party Photos

July 16th, 2011

 

“No Motorized Vehicles” Signs and Fence Installed Along Trail

November 23rd, 2010

The Seaton Trail is being damaged by motorcycles and ATV’s. This issue is most prominent along Section 1 (Concession # 3 to Clarke’s Hollow) and Section 3 near the 407 bridge and gravel pit. The Friends of Seaton Trail volunteered


 

Interpretive Signs

September 24th, 2010

The Toronto and Regional Conservation Authority (TRCA) has asked for ideas on potential locations along the Seaton Trail where interpretive signage could serve to educate trail users. These signs could include information on natural processes (floral and/or fauna), cultural points


 

Trailhead Kiosk Signs ETA: End of September

September 8th, 2010

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority has completed building the kiosk structures for all primary trailheads (Green River, Whitevale, Forestream, and Grand Valley). The final design for the trailhead signs has been approved, sent to be printed and should be


 

30 Meter Re-Route Near Forestream Trail Completed

September 7th, 2010

The Friends successfully completed the opening of a new 30 meter section of trail and closing of the existing trail near Forestream Trail.

It took about 3 hours to complete the task. The volunteers met at the Forestream Trail


 

No unauthorized motor vehicles allowed on trails

August 27th, 2010

There has been an increase this year in the unauthorized use of ATV and dirt bikes on sections of the trail. These vehicles cause heavy erosion and damage to the trails. No unauthorized motor vehicles are allowed on the trails.


 

Cedar trees removed from Whitevale area

July 19th, 2010

There have been reports of cedar trees being removed from the Whitevale area in a pickup truck. If you see something suspicious please get a description of vehicle and people involved and report to the Friends. The Friends will forward


 

Latest News

Widening of Hwy 407, ETR – May 15th, 2017 – Spring 2018
April 17, 2017
Regarding the Highway 407 bridges over West Duffins Creek Tributary and Seaton Trail In summary, the abutments and deck of the Eastbound Lane and Westbound Lane bridges will be…
Trail Closed Forestream Trail to 3rd Concession
February 23, 2017
The closure will be Monday to Thursday from 7 am – 5 pm for the next few weeks. Hydro One will be clearing the hydro path including their easement from just south of Forestream Trail to…
Ticks spotted on Seaton Trail
May 28, 2015
Ticks have been spotted along the Seaton Trail. Please take proper precautions while on the Trail. For more information, please see: Durham health department finds ticks…
Whitevale Bridge Open
January 7, 2015
The bridge at Whitevale is now open to traffic and pedestrians. However, construction is still ongoing and access to northbound trail is currently blocked at Whitevale Road.…

Latest Events

Seaton Trail Race
May 10, 2014
The Seaton Trail Race consists of 3 races: 15K/25K and 50K. The 15K will start 8:30am at Pine Ridge and the turnaround will be at Forestream. The 25K will start 8:00am at Pine Ridge…
BTC Seaton Trail Hike – May 15th
May 15, 2011
Introduction to the Seaton Trail to Bruce Trail Conservancy Memebers. The trail follows West Duffins Creek that winds through a riparian habitat, all within Pickering,…
Toronto Outdoor Club Winter Night Hike – Wed, Jan 26 2011
January 26, 2011
We’re going to walk the first section of the Seaton Hiking Trail starting from south end parking lot (Coordinates: N43.86403 W79.09846). Depending on the condition, we…
Install Un-Authorized Use Signs On Sunday Oct 17, 2010
October 17, 2010
Here’s your chance to give back to the Seaton Trail. We are planning some trail work on Sunday Oct 17, 2010 and we are looking for volunteers. We will be meeting at Rossland…