Nature Trails near Grafton, Ontario

Welcome to Grafton!

Grafton is a community in the Township of Alnwick Haldimand, Northumberland County.

Nestled amid gorgeous rolling countryside, Grafton is home to Ste. Anne's Spa, where you can luxuriate in a variety of relaxing treatments while enjoying the peace and quiet of nature. The village is also the focus of some lovely driving tours.
You'll find several excellent antique shops in Grafton, along with the historic Barnum House Museum and if you need a place to stay, the beautifully renovated Grafton Village Inn is a popular choice!
South of Grafton is the Nawautin Nature Sanctuary where a lovely trail winds its way through restored wetland habitat and over wooden foot-bridges to the shores of Lake Ontario. It's a great spot to watch for wildlife or relax on the water.

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Jack Van Nostrand Nature Reserve

Jack Van Nostrand Nature Reserve is located a short distance south and east of Grafton, this 14 ha (35 acre) parcel includes a sizable portion of a Provincially Significant Wetland as well as a drier wooded area. The wetland is largely cattail marsh bordered by alder...

Nawautin Nature Sanctuary Walking Trail

Nawautin Nature Sanctuary Walking Trail Tucked away, quite, remote, and quaint This 5.31 hectare sanctuary shelters a wide variety of wildlife including deer, fox, beaver, rabbits and birds. Discover a small covered bridge, several ponds, waterfront parks and a pebbly...