Nature Trails near Brockville, Ontario


Welcome to Brockville!

This city has been famous for its convenient location, picturesque beauty, heritage and challenging recreational facilities. With a stunning view of the St. Lawrence River and the 1000 Islands at its doorstep--it is truly one of Canada’s most scenic settings.

Brockville is centrally located between Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto and within minutes of two international bridges to northern New York State.  It's prime geographical location has provided the city with excellent access to all services. Situated in the middle of the St. Lawrence/Great Lakes area and near one of the world’s largest inland waterways, this city offers a vast array of pleasure activities for the tourists and residents.

Looking for things to do that will make your family vacation to the 1000 Islands memorable? With family friendly activities and attractions all over town, you can find just what you are looking for in this city to make your visit truly one of a kind.

Your starting point is the Aquatarium, Brockville’s interactive discovery centre devoted to sharing the history, ecology and culture of the 1000 Islands.
From there you can head out on foot or rent bikes to explore the waterfront along the Brock Trail. This walkway will take you to Canada’s First Railway Tunnel, 1000 Islands & Seaway Cruises, parks and playgrounds, the Brockville Museum, and the Rotary Park Splash Pad. Special programming is available in the summer months at the Brockville Museum, the Brockville Public Library, Fulford Place Museum, Brockville Movies in the Park and more.

Don’t forget your camera as photoworthy opportunities are around every corner and memories are being made at every turn. Visit for more details.

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

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Brock Trail

Perfect for cycling and walking, the Brock Trail is a flat, multi-use 5km trail threading its way across Brockville’s downtown and following Buell’s Creek north from the waterfront. With a number of proposed additions, the Brock Trail is rapidly...


CHARLESTON LAKE PROVINCIAL PARK TRAILS Sandstone Island Trail: Interpretive trail, 2.6 km loop, moderate difficulty This trail features the geological and human history of the park.  The highlight of the trail is a rock shelter that was used some 1,200 years ago by...

Mac Johnson Wildlife Area

Located north of Brockville, just two km from Highway 29, Mac Johnson Wildlife Area includes 532 hectares of wetland, field and forest. The reservoir located on this property maintains water levels for the Buells Creek System which flows through the Township of...

Thousand Islands National Park – Jones Creek Trails

Thousand Islands National Park’s trails at Jones Creek provide an opportunity to get healthy as a family in a serenely beautiful setting. Escape the daily grind in a sanctuary of scenic lookouts, rugged rock faces, and tall stands of pine. Trails vary in difficulty...

Thousand Islands National Park – Landon Bay Trails

Thousand Islands National Park – Landon Bay Trails. An extensive trail network is offered at Landon Bay. You can spend an hour or all day walking the six different trails that wind through the property. Signs and printed trail information guide you through the fields,...

Thousand Islands National Park – Mallorytown Landing Trails

Thousand Islands National Park – Mallorytown Landing Trails. There are also two trails at Mallorytown Landing – the Smoky Fire Trail (850 m), and the Six Nations Trail (1.1 km). The trails are relatively easy, though they have some ups and downs. The Smoky Fire Trail...