The Howard Watson Nature Trail, a former CNR right-of-way, passes through urban and rural areas with access to Lake Huron at Telfer Sideroad. The 16 km linear trail meanders through tallgrass prairies, along ponds to woodlands with a great opportunity to see many birds and other wildlife.  The Howard Watson Nature Trails is well loved by walkers and cyclists.

No motorized vehicles are permitted on this trail.


The Howard Watson Nature Trail starts in the south end of Sarnia at Confederation Street and runs northward to Michigan Avenue where it turns eastward and runs parallel to Lakeshore Road to Camlachie.

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Length: 16 km.
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Compacted soil/hard packed
Trail use: Hiking
Wheelchair accessible
Accessibility Notes: Wheelchair accessible
Fees: Not known

Flora & Fauna:

Not yet reported.

Amenities: None reported

Attractions: tall grass prairie


GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 42.9850000
Longitude: -82.3590000