The North Shore Trail is a unique multi-use recreational trail running the entire length of Barrie’s north shore of Kempenfelt Bay. This former rail corridor provides visitors with direct views of the bay from a wide pathway. A great trail for biking. Dogs must be leashed.

The nearest parking options:

Heritage Park Parking Lot (5 Simcoe Street)
Johnson Beach Parking Lot (2 Johnson Street)
on-street along the trail

Link to trail map:

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

Nearby towns and cities:
Trail feature tags:

North Shore Trail characteristics

Length: 3 km one way
Difficulty: Easy (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Stone Dust
Trail use: Hiking, Cross-country skiing, Snowshoeing, and Cycling
Wheelchair accessible
Accessibility Notes: wheelchair accessible
Fees: none

Flora & Fauna:

Not yet reported

Amenities: washrooms

Attractions: none

City of Barrie 705.726.4242

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 44.3888600
Longitude: -79.6847730