Nature Trails near Elmvale, Ontario

Elmvale is located in the amalgamated community of the Township of Springwater.

The Township of Springwater is a picturesque municipality within the County of Simcoe, Ontario and is conveniently located approximately 100 kilometres north of Toronto between the urban centres of the City of Barrie and the Town of Wasaga Beach.

Springwater was amalgamated in 1994 as a result of restructuring within the County of Simcoe, and includes the former Townships of Flos and Vespra, the Village of Elmvale and a portion of the former Township of Medonte. Additionally a small parcel previously within the Town of Wasaga Beach was merged with the new municipality.

The Township of Springwater consists of both urban and rural communities, with a population of over 18,000 people. There are nine settlement areas, with Midhurst and Elmvale being the largest with a population of 3100 and 1700 respectfully. Other settlement areas include Snow Valley, Centre Vespra, Minesing, Anten Mills, Phelpston, Orr Lake and Hillsdale.

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

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Rhonda Cowen donated this 9 hectare property near the village of Waverley to the Conservancy in 2006 in memory of her parents. Because the donation required a severance from Rhonda’s adjacent lands as well as a re-zoning, this transaction took an extended amount of...


Link to trail map: We would also direct you to read our DISCLAIMER and our TRAIL USERS CODE. Region(s): Simcoe County Nearby towns and cities: Barrie | Elmvale NORTH SIMCOE RAIL TRAIL characteristics Length:...

Tiny Marsh Loop Trail

Tiny Marsh Loop Trail Main Trail: 1.3 km Difficulty: Easy Parking: 500 Tiny Flos Townline, Elmvale Tiny Marsh is Ontario’s first provincially  owned and managed wetland. It is one of approximately 1,200 Important Bird Areas that are recognized in Canada. It offers the...


The Tiny Marsh Provincial Wildlife Area is Ontario’s first provincially owned and managed wetland. The more than 17 kilometers of trails include dikes crossing the marsh. It features a companion self-use trail guide, two observation towers, a marsh viewing mound, a...

Tiny Trail

A railway park in a natural setting. A partially paved, partially crushed gravel multi-use trail that links the North Simcoe  Rail Trail to the Town of Penetanguishene’s Waterfront Trail. The Tiny Trail meanders  across Copeland Creek. and the Wye River...