Length – 7 km (one way)
90% park path
10% roads, crossings, parking lots
Elevation – Ride the hill down to get to the bottom of the valley; then a flat path with a slight slope down to the lake.
Terrain – A wide asphalt path with some sections of gravel and sand, as well as crossings at both metal and wooden bridges.
Skill – Easy
Traffic – Cyclists, walkers, dogs, strollers; never too busy.
Maps – There is a map at the trailhead, as well as signs on the trail. (Note that some were missing.)
Facilities – Plenty of parking lots and a few washrooms, as well as park benches and picnic tables. There are no food stores close by.
Highlights – Views of Lake Ontario, beaches, bridges, and a quiet ravine valley; Morningside Park and University of Toronto, Scarborough campus.
Trail Fee – Free
Phone – Toronto 311
Website – Toronto Conservation
Local Clubs – Toronto Bicycle Network
Access – Find parking on the west side end of Greenvale Terrace, central Morningside Park, or on the east side at Old Kingston Rd. and Highland Creek Dr.; also access from the Waterfront Trail at the lake, or park in the east at the other side of the treatment plant.