Nature Trails near Arthur, Ontario

Arthur is a Town in the amalgamated community of Wellington North.

Wellington North invites you to Simply Explore... 

Conveniently located in Southwestern Ontario, 45 minutes North of the 401 and West of the 400, Wellington North is nestled in a picturesque rural setting. Offering small town, hamlet and rural living, with wonderfully varied tourist attractions, a bountiful and proven agriculture tradition and a quality of community and family life that makes for a fantastic location to live work and play.

The quality of life available is second to none with clean air and water, quiet tree lined streets, abundant recreational activities, premiere fashion destinations, convenient healthcare, excellent educational recreational facilities, and a wide variety of retail stores and business services for our workforce, residents, guests and visitors.

When visiting, plan to attend the Top 100 Mount Forest Fireworks Festival, or visit the Village of Arthur and view the newly erected murals paying homage to being “Canada’s Most Patriotic Village,” and tour our new walking trails.

Beautiful scenery, unique stores, premiere fashion destinations, recreation services and signature events all contribute to the landscape of Wellington North.

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

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Arthur River Trails

Arthur River Trails

Arthur River Trails was officially opened on Saturday, Sept. 14th, 2013.  The Trails begin at the Arthur Lions Park on 33 Smith St (Highway 6), in Arthur.  The Trails total 4km in length with several loops and side trails. A sign at 333 Smith St shows the location of...


The Arthur Community Park and Marvin Howe Trail is a community trail and park along the south side of the Conestoga River in Arthur, Ontario. Marvin Howe Trail is just one of the many nature trails and hiking trails you can find throughout Ontario by using the search...


The McNamara Tract was acquired by the County of Wellington in 1947. This trail traverses over a rustic landscape. The start of the trail runs westward along the edge of a farm field before turning north into the treed area. The trail crosses over white pine...


The Mulhall Tract was purchased by the County of Wellington in 1951 from Thomas and Mary Mulhall. The conifer plantations were established in the late 1950’s. The trail is not groomed. The tract is home to several different species of mammals including White...


The Ritch Tract was acquired by the County of Wellington from Robert Ritch, County Warden, in 1942. The Ritch Tract area is an Environmentally Sensitive Area. A side trail to the left will take you out of the forest to a municipal drain. If you follow it to the right,...


The Victory Tract is part of the system of agreement forests owned by the County of Wellington. These forests were planted decades ago on poor, non-productive agricultural land. An old access road takes you through white pine and white spruce plantations. It’s a...


This trail was officially opened on Saturday, September 26th, 2015.  The trail begins at the North end of Eliza St., in Arthur and stretches East approximately 11km, ending at the East/West Luther Townline. We would also direct you to read our DISCLAIMER and our TRAIL...