Nature Trails near Williamstown, Ontario

Welcome to Williamstown!

Williamstown is a community in the Township of South Glengarry.

With its many historical landmarks, parks, conservation and recreation areas, South Glengarry offers venues for groups of all sizes and persons of all ages. Residents and visitors alike always find something to their liking,
ranging literally from a leisurely walk in the park, to activities as invigorating
as the Annual Raisin River Canoe Races! Long on Celtic heritage, South Glengarry boasts many historical landmarks such as the St. Raphaels Ruins, the Glengarry Cairn off of South Lancaster, the Martintown Grist Mill, as well as numerous elegant and charming churches.
In addition, South Glengarry features several museums, festivals and community special events. Williamstown Fair as always promises to have fun for all. The Nor'Westers and Loyalist Museum regularly features special collections viewings and the South Lancaster Walking Tour offers the opportunity to explore many of its hidden jewels. St. Raphael's Galorama is a much looked forward to event that features live entertainment and games for the whole family.
These are but a few of the year-round activities in South Glengarry. Be certain to check out the Calendar of Events for up-to-date information.
South Glengarry also features dining and shopping options to suit all tastes with a variety of charming stores, cafés and restaurants nestled in our villages to historical location.
No matter if you come to visit or to stay, everyone agrees that South Glengarry is an exciting place to be!
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