Nature Trails near Victoria Harbour, Ontario

Tay Shore Trail

Tay Shore Trail

Victoria Harbour is a town in the amalgamated community of Tay Township.

Tay Township – located in the Heart of Georgian Bay – is a strong, cohesive rural community with a permanent population of 10,033. Tay celebrates and promotes its unique history, natural heritage and recreational amenities – including the Tay Shore Trail – as the cornerstone to its quality of life. Tay’s unique villages and towns support a host of events, services and businesses that contribute to a growing local economy and create a unique destination experience for residents and visitors to the community.

The Tay Shore Trail boasts over 18 kilometers of paved trail that meanders along the pristine shores of Georgian Bay showcasing glorious vistas of the Bay, the Wye, Hogg, and Sturgeon Rivers. The trail is fully accessible and is ideal for rollerblading, biking, walking, running, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. Interpretive plaques along the trail display the local wildlife, terrain and Tay’s rich history. Known as the Cadillac of trails, the Tay Shore Trail is a must.

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Following alongside the Sturgeon River, with some steep and challenging slopes, this trail features a variety of natural growth including white pines and maples, ferns, snake grass, berries and wild graps.    Link to interactive trail map:  (Simply type in...


Gifted to Tay Township in 2004 by the Trans Canada Trail Foundation, construction on the Tay Shore Trail was completed in 2007. The completed multi-use paved trail stretches 18.5 km through the Township and is registered as part of the Trans Canada Trail. From the Wye...