Nature Trails near Ingersoll, Ontario

Located in the heartland of Ontario’s southwest, Ingersoll is a warm and vibrant community with over 12,000 residents. Founded by the Ingersoll family in 1793, the town has grown from a small farming community to a recognized leading industrial centre.
Today, Ingersoll is a centre for manufacturing and is home to several industrial leaders, such as GM’s CAMI Assembly Plant, one of the eight large auto assembly plants in Canada. In addition to its thriving industrial sector, Ingersoll is also home to over 250 other businesses that employ more than 8,000 people.

Located in the heartland of Ontario's southwest, Ingersoll has grown from a small farming community on the banks of the historic Thames River to a warm and vibrant town of over 12,000 people.

Ingersoll offers visitors a unique mixture of leisure and recreational activities set against a backdrop of history and nature. Located within easy driving distance of London, Kitchener and the GTA, Ingersoll is the perfect destination for both day-trippers and vacationers alike. 

Ingersoll has a rich heritage, and it knows how to show it off. From cultural venues like museums, theatres and art galleries to outdoor adventures like hiking, biking, fishing, boating and snowmobiling, there is something for everyone to enjoy. With a variety of seasonal festivals and events including Ribfest, the Canterbury Folk Festival, Harvest Festival, Santa's Festival Village, and the Festival of Lights, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Ingersoll.

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Five Points Forest

Five Points Forest Trail – approx 2.5 km Walk through a range of habitats including meadow, young forest, mature forest, and a White Pine grove. The trail is easy and mostly flat although the terrain can be uneven and there are a couple of narrow stream...


John Lawson Park and Trail follows the Thames River in Ingersoll and is in a mixed wood, which provides hikers with the joy of seeing a variety of vegetation and the opportunity to do some bird watching. There is one steeper hill, but generally the terrain is...


The Lawson Nature Reserve, or as it is know locally “The Lawson Tract”, is a 14.71 ha parcel of land rich in biodiversity. There are over 300 plant species as well as numerous amphibians, birds and mammals that call the LNR home. The terrain is varied and features...


This wide, well maintained trail is a single loop through a mature maple sugar bush. It is a pleasant walk for the whole family. This delightful trail is located across the road from Jakeman’s Maple Products. We would also direct you to read our DISCLAIMER and...