scenic view trails

CHESLEY HERITAGE TRAIL

The Chesley Heritage Trail follows the beautiful North Saugeen River and rail line through the Village of Chesley connecting some of its most important historical sites.  Two bridges offer scenic views of the river.  Historical plaques are being developed and will be...
CHRIS WALKER SIDE TRAIL LOOP – BRUCE TRAIL

CHRIS WALKER SIDE TRAIL LOOP – BRUCE TRAIL

From your parked car head north along the main Bruce Trail. This white blazed trail follows the top of the escarpment and after about 1 km there are magnificent views across Colpoy’s Bay. After 1.7 km the main trail intersects with the Chris Walker Side Trail. ...

Doris McCarthy Trail & Gates Gully

The Doris McCarthy Trail (Gates Gully): starts from Ravine Drive, south of Kingston Road and head down to Lake Ontario. This trail through Gates Gulley was named after the well-known Canadian artist Doris McCarthy, who lived at the end of Meadowcliffe Road and owned a...

Foster Parkland and Walking Trails

Donated by Maurice and Janet Foster in 2009, the Foster Parkland and Walking Trails is the only conservancy property with walking trails complimented by interpretive signs. This property was the original home of the hiking trails before they expanded onto the adjacent...
HAWKS RIDGE TRAIL

HAWKS RIDGE TRAIL

Begin your hike at the end of Hemlo Avenue in Marathon where you will find the trail marker. This trail climbs to a vertical height of 350 feet. Hawks Ridge creates a dramatic division between land and lake and offers an spectacular view of Lake Superior and the...

Hickling Trail

The Hickling Trail is 1.5km in length, has an average width of 3 metres, and is designed to be accessible. With a firm gravel surface with screenings, it is for non-motorized uses only. Points of Interest: 1. Cycle Simcoe Outdoor Repair Station: The County of Simcoe...

INNISFIL BEACH PARK TRAIL

Overlooking Lake Simcoe, this is a busy little park in the summer. It has a lovely view along the waterfront and is a great place for a short family walk. Link to trail map:   https://maps.simcoe.ca/Trails/?TRAIL=InnisfilBeachParkTrail We would also direct you to read...

John Earle Chase Memorial Park

The John Earle Chase Memorial Park is a 400 acre site that was farmed by successive members of the Chase family. Ralph and Evelyn Chase, the last two family members who lived on the property donated the land to Trent Severn Waterway (TSW) in 1995. Experts have...
Memorial Forest Side Trail – Bruce Trail

Memorial Forest Side Trail – Bruce Trail

This trail begins at the Grey Sauble Conservation Foundation’s memorial forest location at the west end of Youngs Drive in Georgian Bluffs on the west side of Owen Sound. The trail, with blue slashes,  follows along the base of the Niagara Escarpment bluffs to...

Midland Rotary Waterfront Trail

The Midland Rotary Waterfront Trail connects the Tay Shore Trail from Ste Marie Among the Hurons in the south through the Ste Marie Park and along the residential waterfront to the Midland Town Dock and downtown core and on through the recreational lands and private...