Outdoor Activities

Please note, the Township of Cavan Monaghan play structures, swings, and benches are not sanitized . To flatten the curve and reduce the spread of COVID-19 the use of public playgrounds should be avoided during this time for the safety, health and well being of our community

The Township of Cavan Monaghan has a number of beautiful parks, trails and sports fields. Whether you're looking for a place to walk or cycle, get together with friends or family, or a playground for children, we “Have it All. Right Here”.

Parks

 

Cedar Valley Park

Located on the Cedar Valley Rd., Cedar Valley Park is a community green-space with play equipment and a half-court basketball court for children to enjoy.

Edgewood Park

Located near the Hamlet of Mount Pleasant, Edgewood Park is a small green-space with a swing set and playground that serves the residents of the Edgewood Park subdivision.

Maple Leaf Park

Located at 1473 County Road 10, Maple Leaf Park contains two baseball diamonds and two soccer pitch. Over the past few years the playground equipment has been replaced and is located on the south end of the property. In 2009 Council approved a new structure which is home to a concession booth and accessible washrooms. Maple Leaf Park is primarily used for baseball and soccer; however, family reunions and picnics often utilize the park for outdoor recreation.

Medd's Mountain

Located adjacent to Millpond Park, Medd's Mountain serves as a natural parkland for the environmentalist at heart.

Millpond Park

Surrounding the Old Mill, Millpond Park serves as a peaceful resting area for residents of, and visitors to the Township of Cavan Monaghan. One of the most picturesque locations within the municipality, Millpond Park contains picnic areas and maintained green-space around the Millpond. Millpond Park acts as host for the Millbrook & District Lions Club Fishing Derby held every year on the opening day of fishing season.

Peace Park

Located at 2199 Davis Rd within the boundaries of North Monaghan Ward, Peace Park is primarily natural parkland area with a small playground structure for children to enjoy.

Station Park

This park has a reproduction of an open-air structure that features a roofline that mirrors the design from the former Millbrook Train Depot. The creation of the park has provided a scenic and tranquil location for people to relax and enjoy the rich heritage our community has to offer.

Whitfield Landing

Located on the west bank of the Otonabee River this free boat launch and picnic area is open to residents and visitors from Victoria Day to the 3rd weekend of November. Parking is available.

Old Millbrook School

Located in Millbrook at 1 Dufferin Street, the Old Millbrook School is a designated heritage building. It is utilized by The Old School Family Centre, Millbrook Branch Library, Community Policing, Millbrook Community Garden and the Millbrook and District Food Share. The Old Millbrook School is situated on an expansive green-space that is utilized for outdoor recreation and the community garden. There is a small skateboard park adjacent to the playground.

Trails

 

The Millbrook Valley Trails are a passive use walking trail starting from Medd's Mountain Conservation Area and looping around Millbrook through the Oak Ridges Moraine.

The Millbrook Valley Trails are overseen by the Township of Cavan Monaghan through the Millbrook Valley Trails Advisory Committee. The Committee plays a central role in the development and operation of the trail system by providing direction, technical advice, volunteer labour, special events promotion, trail monitoring, and planning work.

There is no winter maintenance on the Millbrook Valley Trails. Dogs are welcome on the trail, providing they are on a leash and have responsible poop and scoop owners. Hikers are reminded to stay on the trail and not trespass on private property.

Motorized vehicles and horseback riding are not permitted. Hunting is only permitted on the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resource (OMNR) Provincial Fishing Area south of the Zion 4th line (See map). Hunting is not permitted on Township owned land or Conservation Authority owned land (Medd's Mountain).

Golf

Baxter Creek Golf & Country Club

1702 Cedar Valley Road,
Fraserville, ON K0L 1V0
Tel: 705-932-8888

Baxter Creek Golf & Country Club is an 18 hole course offers a unique 19th hole island green bonus hole for novice or experienced golfers. The course is sprawled over 165 acres. The facility includes a driving range and a full service clubhouse available to accommodate any event.  

Heron Landing

2361 Lansdowne Street West, R.R.#5
Cavan Monaghan, ON K9J 6X4
Tel: 705-740-9726

Heron Landing is a scenic 18-hole executive course is laid out over 114 acres. The facility includes a driving range, licenced clubhouse, and a pro shop.

Keystone Links Golf & Country Club

2402 Clifford Line, R.R.#5
Cavan Monaghan, ON K9J 6X6
Tel: 705-876-8061

Keystone Links is located in North Monaghan Ward. It is near the north-east corner of the intersection of Hwy 115 and Hwy 7 west. Green fee players are always welcome at this public course. Various types of memberships are available. Keystone Links offers a clubhouse with banquet facilities.

Sports Fields and Courts

 

Cedar Valley Park

Located on the Cedar Valley Rd., Cedar Valley Park is a community green-space with play equipment and a half-court basketball court for children to enjoy.

Maple Leaf Park

Located at 1473 County Road 10, Maple Leaf Park contains two baseball diamonds and two soccer pitch. Over the past few years the playground equipment has been replaced and is located on the south end of the property. In 2009 Council approved a new structure which is home to a concession booth and accessible washrooms. Maple Leaf Park is primarily used for baseball and soccer; however, family reunions and picnics often utilize the park for outdoor recreation.

Skateboard Park

There is a small skateboard park adjacent to the playground. At the Old Millbrook School. Located in Millbrook at 1 Dufferin Street, the Old Millbrook School is a designated heritage building. It is utilized by The Old School Family Centre, Millbrook Branch Library, Community Policing, Millbrook Community Garden and the Millbrook and District Food Share. The Old Millbrook School is situated on an expansive green-space that is utilized for outdoor recreation and the community garden.