White's Farm Trail

White's Farm Trail near Kearney, ON


This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars
2 kms
1 hour
easy
Cross Country Skiing, Hiking, Snowshoeing
Summer, Fall, Spring
Kearney, ON
User Kearney
White's Farm Trail forms a loop, wending its way alongside a large wetland, beside Sucker Creek, through an open field and into woodland. The level crushed granite trail is largely shaded with many gentle turns.

This four season, non-motorized trail is perfect for walkers, bikers, bird watchers, photographers, cross-country skiers and snowshoers.

Many song and water birds will be seen or heard. Turtles bask on fallen trees, beavers engineer dams and frogs provide the musical accompaniment. Moose, deer, and black bears visit the area.

Several benches and picnic spots are available.

The WHite family farmed this property beginning in the 1920s. Watch for the remains of a farm fence along the weland. Much of the trail is on land that was hayfield 50 years ago.

The Patton family settled in Kearney in the 1890s. Their farm homestead was located at the end of Patton Road.

Note" Part of Patton Road is not maintained in the winter.

Directions:

190 Main Street, 0.9 km from the Kearney Community Centre OR 103A Patton Road, 1.6 km from the Kearney Community Centre.



Please check the bottom of the Description (above left; click) for the author's written directions.

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