Join The Friends

Who: trail users, community members and all who are interested in the long-term protection of the trail

Roles:
  • Trail maintenance
  • Trail captains
  • Committee
  • Community outreach
  • Event Coordinator
  • Trail inspections/surveys
  • Liaison with property owners, land managers, City of Pickering, other community groups
  • Training of trail workers and hike leaders
  • Maintain mapping
  • Fundraising
  • Communications with Friends members
  • Website
  • Fund raising
  • Donations
  • Treasurer
  • Training
  • Liability and Insurance
  • Update Trail Management Plan
  • Trail usage survey (type, volume, when)
  • GPS updates
  • Photos
  • Trail Guide
  • Identify cultural heritage, aboriginal heritage and environmental priority areas
  • Promote the trail
  • Review Urban development plans for area and their impacts upon the trail
  • Options for restoration and protection of the physical environment
  • Signage, including blazing, trailhead signage
  • Explore other self-propelled uses of the trail
  • Opportunities for accessibility to people with physical disabilities
  • Recommendations on permitted trail uses and steps to control undesired uses
  • Risk management
  • Interpretive signage
  • Hand trail tools
  • Look at trail expansion north and south ends
  • Probably a few more you can dream up?

Please join Friends of Seaton Trail by contacting us at

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…