Journeys in ancient and old growth forests
Goodrich Loomis Conservation Area 
The conservation area includes short-grass prairie, one of Ontario's largest eskers, and wet hemlock forest along Cold Creek.
Park Name: Goodrich Loomis Conservation Area 
Size: 179 ha
Age of oldest known trees: 0 years
Forest Type: Mixed Hardwood and Hemlock 
Conservation Status: Protected 
Land Use Designation: Conservation Area 
Dominant Species: Eastern Hemlock - Red Oak
The Loop D Loop trail descends into the Cold Creek valley to the wet hemlock forest
Latitude: 44.11675           Longitude: -77.83790

Google Map Link:,-77.83790

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Directions: From Highway 401, take exit 509 and drive north on CR 30. After 6.5 km., turn left on Goodrich Road, which turns sharply right and becomes Pinewood School Road. Continue along Pinewood School Road to Goodrich-Loomis Conservation Area. A short cut to the Loop D’ Loop trails can be accessed by driving past the conservation area’s main entrance on Pinewood School Road for about 2 km. On the left is a maintenance road leading to the junction of the Esker Trail and the Loop D’Loop system. Park on Pinewood School Road and walk down the rough side road to the trail junction.

Hiking Trail:
  Loop D Loop
  Length: 2.0km
  Difficulty(1=Easy, 10=Hard): 5
  Location: 44.11940, -77.83890
  This trail, which descends from the esker into wet hemlock forest adjacent to Cold Creek, is only partially maintained.