Nature Trails near Amherstburg, Ontario


Amherstburg is a town near the mouth of the Detroit River in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. In 1796, Fort Malden was established here, becoming the heart of the settlement. It has been designated as a National Historic Site.  Steeped in historic charm and situated on the banks of the Detroit River at the mouth of Lake Erie, this is one of the oldest towns in the province. Its unique, century old buildings and lovely waterfront setting makes this town the perfect scenic getaway! Identified as a "War of 1812"community, its history is riveting but its modern amenities make it an unforgettable destination!

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

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Because of the success of the initial Greenway trail, in 2001, CN donated an additional 26 kilometre stretch of abandoned rail line that stretches from Amherstburg to the urban centre of Essex and intersects with the existing Chrysler Canada Greenway. In 2007, a one...


This Conservation Area offers a long sandy beach on the Lake Erie shoreline, plus many other amenities. It is ideal for a day at the beach, a beautiful picnic, or a seasonal vacation.  Holiday Beach Conservation Area has serviced seasonal campsites, new showers and...