Nature Trails near New Hamburg, Ontario

New Hamburg trail scene

New Hamburg trail scene

New Hamburg is a town in the amalgamated community of the Township of Wilmot.

Nestled along the banks of the Nith River, the Township of Wilmot is a small municipality in the Region of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Comprised of rolling farmland, quaint villages and bustling towns Wilmot Township is a popular destination to live, work, play and invest.

The majority of our residents live in the towns of New Hamburg and Baden and the smaller communities of St. Agatha, Petersburg, Mannheim, New Dundee, Philipsburg, Shingletown, Wilmot Centre, Haysville, Luxemburg, Lisbon, Sunfish Lake and Foxboro Green.

While visiting Wilmot and utilizing our nearly 58km of trails, enjoy the many fine restaurants and shops in the community. When planning your visit, take note of the many festivals and events occurring around the Township or take in a visit to Castle Kilbride National Historic Site, the jewel of Wilmot Township. Located next to Castle Kilbride is the Prime Ministers Path, a short walking trail with statues of Canada’s Prime Ministers.

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Beckdale Farms Trails

Beckdale Farms Trails On lands generously donated to the Township of Wilmot by the Schmidt Estate, as well as Stremma Developments, this 2.0 km stone dust multi-use trail links Waterloo-Oxford DSS, Sir Adam Beck PS, and Brenneman Drive to Nafziger Road approximately...


The Christner Trail extends between Hostetler Road and Christner Road in New Hamburg. The trail is a stone dust path winding through an old tree line and farm lane. The trail is presently 0.5km in one direction. The trail begins on Hostetler Road between #215 &...


Morningside Trail extends from the end of Bergey Court to the property boundary of the Morningside retirement village. The trail consists of a concrete sidewalk from Bergey Court to the Highway 7/8 bridge, where it bends south and turns to a wide natural ground cover...


Petersburg Crown Lands are a popular hiking and cross-country skiing venue. Located south of Highway 7/8 on the east side of Queen Street, (2600 Queen St) this forest is administered by the Ministry of Natural Resources. The woodlot contains over 4km of multi-use...


Petersburg Regional Forest is a popular recreational area located east of Petersburg on the north side of Snyder’s Road East. Access is gained by way of a right-of-way at 1974 Snyder’s Road East. A parking lot has been created for trail users at the entrance to the...


Schmidt Woods Trail Completed in the fall of 2016, this trail consists of approximately 2.0 km of compacted stone dust multi-purpose trail (designed to meet accessibility standards), and approximately 1 km of natural ground hiking within the municipal forest...


Located in New Hamburg, Walker Woods offers over 2km of hiking trails. The trail head can be accessed by a sidewalk and stone dust trail starting at Highway 7/8 and running along the west side of Haysville Road to Stonecroft Way and then west through the residential...