Nature Trails near Alton, Ontario

Alton is a village in the amalgamated community of the Town of Caledon.

Alton was settled in the early 1800s on the banks of Shaw's Creek (a tributary of the Credit River) and was a thriving industrial centre.

This small village in the northwest corner of Caledon maintains its historic charm and offers plenty to see (and eat).

The Alton Mill Arts Centre is a must see restored mill, with galleries, working artists, shops, events, museum and café, we know you'll be back again and again!

Make a weekend of it and stay at the Millcroft Inn and Spa this gorgeous hotel built in a restored mill on the banks of the river with a fantastic restaurant and spa is a treat for all your senses!

Some of Ontario's best hiking trails and nature trails are near Alton.

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This trail joins the Bruce Trail to the Grand Valley Trail in Alton, ON. Park in the Forks of the Credit Provincial park parking lot and walk back out to McLaren Road. The blue blazed trail heads west along McLaren Road to and across Charleston Side Rd (Peel Rd 24)...


The main Grand Valley Trail is a marked footpath stretching about 275 km between Port Maitland (42.866035,-79.565699) [near Rock Point Provincial Park] on Lake Erie, south of Dunnville to the town of Alton (43.860379,-80.068796), near Orangeville. A hiker can identify...