Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties Nature Trails

Welcome to Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties!

Explore Where Ontario Began!

North Dundas
North Dundas is a vibrant rural community. A historical society and an amateur theatre group offer local theatre with big city fun. There are several major summer fairs and festivals that take place in the Township of North Dundas. Every summer, Chesterville holds a summer agricultural fair. The Village of Winchester hosts "Dairyfest" in early August and the Village of South Mountain hosts their summer agricultural fair also in August. The Village of Chesterville hosts the 'Chesterville Farmer's Market' on the waterfront every Saturday during the summer months.
North Stormont
The small communities of North Stormont are alive with community spirit and fresh country air. Spend the day with your family picking berries, apples or pumpkins. Let the kids run in one of the many parks. Explore the many snowmobile or ATV trails or find the perfect wedding dress at the Moose Creek mall.
South Dundas
The best part of a visit to South Dundas is diversity. Spend a day as a pioneer, working the land that a country will be built on. Visit prehistoric times when dinosaurs ruled the earth. Curl up with your favourite book on the shores of the St. Lawrence and enjoy the beauty and tranquility. Shop our quaint village stores for a hidden gem. Camping, beaches, scuba-diving, fishing on the St. Lawrence River, and snowmobiling on winter trails are activities at the heart of a memorable family vacation.
South Stormont
When you visit South Stormont, you’ll find much to do. There are attractions, adventure and history along with acres of parks, camp sites, beaches and the unspoiled beauty of the Long Sault Parkway. Along with exercise and fresh air, there’s an opportunity for a fascinating look at what life was like in South Stormont 50 years ago, before the flooding of the St. Lawrence with a visit to the Lost Villages Museum. History comes alive as you stroll through the park. Visit St. Andrews West - the oldest parish in the area and nearby pioneer cemetery with a rich history many fine buildings and monuments.
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North Glengarry
An extensive network of groomed trails makes North Glengarry a popular destination for hikers, cross-country skiers, snowshoers and snowmobilers. It is alive with festivals throughout the year while home to the world-famous Glengarry Highland Games. North Glengarry is the envy of many rural communities with two full-service arenas.
South Glengarry
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. The Char-lan Recreation Centre in Williamstown is home to athletes of all ages, including the Char-Lan Rebels. In spring when water levels are high, many compete in the annual Raisin River Canoe Race which prides itself as being the longest canoe race in Eastern Ontario.

You will find some of the best hiking and nature trails in Ontario right here in Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties.

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Charlottenburgh Park

Located 19 km east of the City of Cornwall, at 19788 County Rd 2, in the Township of South Glengarry, Charlottenburgh Park encompasses a total of 234.7 acres of green space. The park features a diverse environment with many types of ecosystems including white pine and...

Cooper Marsh Conservation Area

The Cooper Marsh Conservation Area and Visitor’s Centre are located 18 kilometers east of Cornwall on County Road 2 near South Lancaster. This cherished wetland is part of the larger Charlottenburgh Marsh – one of the most significant wetlands in all of...

Gray’s Creek Conservation Area

Gray’s Creek Conservation Area is located just minutes east of Cornwall, in the Township of South Glengarry. It offers over 43 hectares of natural landscape for the enjoyment of both residents and visitors. This diverse area is protected, enhanced and restored...

Moose Creek Recreational Trail

The Moose Creek “Menzies McRae and Family” Recreation Trail is almost 1 km in length and offers great hiking/walking opportunities for local Moose Creek residents and beyond, to enjoy their watershed. The trail runs through a mixed forest dominated by soft maples,...

North Glengarry Trails

North Glengarry Trails. The Friends of Glengarry Trails Association (FGTA) is proud of the beautiful and extensive trail system it maintains in the Township of North Glengarry. These all-season trails were originally developed with the assistance of Provincial and...

North South Trail

North South Trail. South Stormont maintains and operates the “North-South” 5km trail, which has access points on Cornwall Centre Road, Headline Road, and MacIntosh Road. This trail is intended for non-motorized recreational activities. All dogs must be on a leash....

Reveler Conservation Area

The diversity of unique habitat at Reveler Conservation Area is ideal for birds to rest, feed, and nest. The pond, open grassland, shrub cover, and mature deciduous forest provide great opportunities to observe many of the 109 bird species that Reveler supports. The...

Robert Graham Conservation Area

Practice your nature photography skills along wilderness trails winding through Robert Graham Conservation Area. These mature sugar maples and conifer plantations provide habitat for deer, rabbits, woodpeckers, and wild turkeys. Hike the natural, soil trails and enjoy...

Summerstown Trails

Summerstown Trails are located 1 km north of Highway 401 above Summerstown, The Summerstown Trails are operated by the Friends of Summerstown Trails. FOTST invites anyone interested in green activities such as snowshoeing, hiking, birding, biking, and cross-country...

The Peanut Line

The Peanut Line is a multipurpose trail that extends from the western border of the Township to Quebec on the eastern border. Note that, although this former rail line is listed for multi-use, not all activities are permitted on all section of the Line – defer...