Nature Trails near Elora, Ontario

Elora is a village in the amalgamated community of Centre Wellington.

Settlers were drawn to the area now known as Centre Wellington, for the power and majesty of the Grand River, the rich and abundant land, and the natural beauty of the region. Today people are drawn to Centre Wellington for the access to local and global markets, the communication infrastructure, the strong business support network, the skilled labour and the unrivalled quality of life.

Centre Wellington has it all. Located just minutes north of Guelph, a short drive from Kitchener- Waterloo and Canada's Technology Triangle and within two hours of Toronto, Centre Wellington maintains its rural character and small town charm while offering modern facilities, infrastructure and communications.

The influence of our powerful city neighbours can be seen in our diverse economic base where agriculture, science, technology and manufacturing expertise come together. We draw from a constant talent pool thanks to the six post-secondary education facilities within easy reach.

Centre Wellington has a world-class arts community, is an established tourism destination and boasts a thriving sports and cultural scene catering to every age and taste. With easy access to health care, schools and retirement communities, every item on your wish list is checked.

You CAN have it all. Centre Wellington. You deserve to be here.

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

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The Elora Cataract Trail currently connects Wellington County from Elora east towards Halton Region. A new Trans Canada Trail route in Centre Wellington will close the gap between Elora and the Kissing Bridge Trailway in Waterloo Region to the west. The trail will...


The 47 kilometre (29 mile) Elora Cataract Trailway links the Grand and Credit watersheds and follows the old Canadian Pacific railroad bed. It runs through rolling countryside east of Elora, through the historic community of Fergus and past Belwood Lake to the Forks...


The Elora Gorge is one of the most beautiful and spectacular natural area in the Grand River valley. The Grand River rushes past 22-metre high cliffs. Riverside trails (with safety barriers) and scenic overlooks provide hikers with stunning views of the water far...


The main Grand Valley Trail is a marked footpath stretching about 275 km between Port Maitland (42.866035,-79.565699) [near Rock Point Provincial Park] on Lake Erie, south of Dunnville to the town of Alton (43.860379,-80.068796), near Orangeville. A hiker can identify...