Ganaraska Region

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Ganaraska Region is a region located in Ontario, Canada. It contains watersheds and covers an area of 700 square kilometres from Wilmot Creek in Clarington to eastside of Cobourg and from the southern shore of Rice Lake down to Lake Ontario. This expansive area includes seven municipalities in whole or in part: Township of Cavan-Monaghan, Town of Cobourg, Township of Alnwick-Haldimand, Township of Hamilton, Municipality of Port Hope, City of Kawartha Lakes, Municipality of Clarington. Located along the shore of Lake Ontario, the region is approximately 45 km long by 15 km wide.

Ganaraska Forest[edit]

The Ganaraska Forest is southern Ontario's largest continuous block of forest, consisting of 11,000 acres (45 km2).[1] It is located between the counties of Northumberland, Peterborough, Victoria, Ontario and Durham.[2][3]

Ganaraska River[edit]

Ganaraska River at Port Hope

Ganaraska Hiking Trail[edit]

The trail was started in 1968.[4]


  1. ^ "About Us ♣ Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority". Retrieved 2012-09-22.
  2. ^ "Eastern Great Lakes lowland forests". Terrestrial Ecoregions. World Wildlife Fund. Retrieved 2012-09-22.
  3. ^ "Ganaraska Forest ♣ Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority". Retrieved 2012-09-22.
  4. ^ "Waterfront & Trails - Port Hope". Archived from the original on 2012-03-04. Retrieved 2012-09-22.

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