Nature Trails near Fingal, Ontario

Fingal is located in the amalgamated community of the Township of Southwold.

The Township of Southwold is a mixed urban and rural municipality located in the County of Elgin on the North Shore of Lake Erie and along the Highway 401 corridor near the cities of St. Thomas and London.

The rural area boasts of many family farms still in operation after many generations.  This “class A” land allows for a diverse agriculture base including livestock operations, cash crop and specialty crops such as orchards and organic vegetables.

The approximately 4700 residents enjoy the country lifestyle but are close to the cities, excellent hospitals and schools, shopping, beaches and entertainment.  The small settlement areas of Ferndale, Fingal, Frome, Iona, Iona Station, Lawrence Station, Lynhurst, Middlemarch, Paynes Mills, Shedden, Talbot Meadows and Talbotville are a mix of modern subdivisions and older settlements that provide the small town feel while offering soccer fields, baseball diamonds, playgrounds, community centre, doctor’s office, hiking trails, farm fresh produce and so much more throughout Southwold Township.

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The Fingal Wildlife Management Area (FWMA) exists on an old World War II air force training base. Some of the habitat restoration activities included the removal of the military infrastructure, development of a series of ponds, planting of trees and shrubs,...