The main Grand Valley Trail is a marked footpath stretching about 275 km between Port Maitland (42.866035,-79.565699) [near Rock Point Provincial Park] on Lake Erie, south of Dunnville to the town of Alton (43.860379,-80.068796), near Orangeville. A hiker can identify the main Grand Valley Trail by the white blazes approximately 5 cm wide by 15 cm high.

 For more information about the main trail, blazing, side trails, connecting trails (e.g. Avon and Bruce Trails), parking, camping and the trail user’s code, we encourage you to purchase a copy of the GVTA Guidebook.

Link to purchase guidebook:

We would also direct you to read our DISCLAIMER and our TRAIL USERS CODE.

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GRAND VALLEY TRAIL characteristics

Length: 237 km.
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural, Paved, and Stone Dust
Trail use: Hiking
Accessibility Notes: Accessibility not known
Fees: None Reported

Flora & Fauna:

Not yet reported

Amenities: None reported

The Grand Valley Trails Association P. 0. Box 40068 Waterloo, ON, 519-576-6156

Find it: Trailhead is at Alton, Ontario.

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 43.8603790
Longitude: -80.0687960