Nature Trails near Sydenham, Ontario

Welcome to Sydenham!

Sydenham is a community in the Township of South Frontenac.

The Township of South Frontenac is home to many lakes and ponds suitable for boating, kayaking and fishing. There are also three off-road nature trails that traverse the Township: two of them, the K & P and Cataraqui Trails (both part of the Trans Canada Trail) are old railway tracks ideal for bikers while the Rideau Trail is truly a hiking and adventure trail.
Lakes and Ponds
There are more than eight lakes and hundreds of small ponds in the Township that are accessible for fishing boats, canoes and kayaks. Loughborough, Sydenham, Buck, Devil and Dog Lakes are easily accessible from main roads. Access to the Rideau Canal is facilitated via Dog/Cranberry Lakes in the eastern portion of the township at various locks. Many campgrounds and marinas also offer water access and facilities.

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Gould Lake Conservation Area

Gould Lake Conservation Area is 589 hectares of wilderness located in the Canadian Shield. It is also the head waters of the Millhaven Creek System. Gould Lake and the surrounding lands are not only important for water management reasons, they also provide excellent...

Rideau Trail – Frontenac Section

Rideau Trail – Frontenac Section: Since 1971, the Rideau Trail Association has established, maintained and encouraged low-impact, self-propelled use of the Rideau Trail, a 387 km network of interconnected hiking trails between the City of Kingston and the City of...

The Cataraqui Trail – Frontenac County Section

The Cataraqui Trail – Frontenac County Section The Cataraqui Trail is a year-round, shared-use recreation trail running approximately 103 km from Smith Falls in the east to Strathcona in the west. About 45 km is in Frontenac County In spring, summer and fall it...