Nature Trails near Cornwall, Ontario

Welcome to Cornwall!

Cornwall is one of the largest cities in Eastern Ontario!

It is also one of the oldest settlements in Canada, yet today boasts a modern economy led by forward-thinking companies. The City's location on the St. Lawrence River and its numerous parks and recreational facilities make the City an excellent place to raise a family.
The City of Cornwall has a unique geographic location at the convergence of the Ontario, Quebec and New York State borders. It shares its southern border with the Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne, and Cornwall is one of 14 Ontario border crossings between Canada and the United States.
Situated along the St. Lawrence River and Highway 401, Cornwall is well serviced by road and railway transportation and is only an hour's drive from Montreal and Ottawa.
Cornwall continues to evolve as revitalization projects, environmental initiatives and new business activities combine to improve local economy.

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Charlottenburgh Park

Located 19 km east of the City of Cornwall, at 19788 County Rd 2, in the Township of South Glengarry, Charlottenburgh Park encompasses a total of 234.7 acres of green space. The park features a diverse environment with many types of ecosystems including white pine and...

Cooper Marsh Conservation Area

The Cooper Marsh Conservation Area and Visitor’s Centre are located 18 kilometers east of Cornwall on County Road 2 near South Lancaster. This cherished wetland is part of the larger Charlottenburgh Marsh – one of the most significant wetlands in all of...

Gray’s Creek Conservation Area

Gray’s Creek Conservation Area is located just minutes east of Cornwall, in the Township of South Glengarry. It offers over 43 hectares of natural landscape for the enjoyment of both residents and visitors. This diverse area is protected, enhanced and restored...

North South Trail

North South Trail. South Stormont maintains and operates the “North-South” 5km trail, which has access points on Cornwall Centre Road, Headline Road, and MacIntosh Road. This trail is intended for non-motorized recreational activities. All dogs must be on a leash....

Summerstown Trails

Summerstown Trails are located 1 km north of Highway 401 above Summerstown, The Summerstown Trails are operated by the Friends of Summerstown Trails. FOTST invites anyone interested in green activities such as snowshoeing, hiking, birding, biking, and cross-country...

The Peanut Line

The Peanut Line is a multipurpose trail that extends from the western border of the Township to Quebec on the eastern border. Note that, although this former rail line is listed for multi-use, not all activities are permitted on all section of the Line – defer...