Nature Trails near Bayfield, Ontario

Bayfield is a village in the Municipality of Bluewater.

Bayfield, located on the sandy shores of Lake Huron, Ontario, is a destination like no other. It’s a small heritage village with a big ambition! Known for it’s boutique accommodations, award winning dining and metropolitan style, this destination village provides a respite from busy city life. Nothing here is more then a short walk away. Take a stroll down Main Street to enjoy the many boutique shops and artist’s studios, or sip a glass of wine a sunny patio. Dip your toes in the clean and clear water and rejuvenate yourself in Bayfield’s award winning Blue Flag beach!

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

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Bannockburn Conservation Area is home to six different natural communities: wet meadow, eastern white cedar, deciduous forest, old field and mixed scrub and marsh. Hunting and motorized vehicles are not permitted. The trail starts with a boardwalk that is wheelchair...


Follow the footsteps of the pioneers around the historic village. Meander along Bayfield’s tree lined Main Street until you reach the breathtaking Lake Huron lookout at Pioneer Park. Descend the stairs to the sandy beach and follow the shoreline and head north toward...

Linfield Wildlife Area

Water and soil resources and wildlife habitat will be preserved at the Linfield Wildlife Area, one of the newest conservation lands in the Ausable Bayfield Conservation watersheds. Hiking, bird-watching, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and fishing are permitted...


This walk features a range of historical and natural points of interest. Naturalists will enjoy the changing terrain, varied plant life and the telltale signs of abundant wildlife. The trail starts out on the first pioneer path east of Lake Huron leading from the...


MAVIS TRAIL Named after area community activist Mavis Govier, this 2.5 kilometre looped trail offers a slightly more challenging walk to the Bayfield River and back. Its terrain varies greatly at each turn. This is a four seasons trail with such a wide variety of...


The Woodland Trail is a medium difficulty, 5 kilometre trail that meanders past old churches along village roads and then dips into the woods where it follows old gravel pit and lumbering roads and deer paths. This trail has been carved out of a beautiful woodland...