Tay River Towpath Trail

Immerse yourself in Perth’s 200-year history along this 10-km stretch of the Rideau Trail on natural and paved surfaces. Travel either upstream or downstream from the hub at the Tay Basin, using the “navigational trail markers” to guide you, much like buoys in the Tay River. Look through circular viewfinders in each marker to sight the next one and chart your course along the trail. Trailhead at junction of Thom and John streets.

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Tay River Towpath Trail characteristics

Length: 10 km.
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural and Paved
Trail use: Hiking
Wheelchair accessible
Fees: none

Flora & Fauna:

Not yet reported.

Amenities: none

Attractions: none


Find it: Junction of Thom & John Sts, Perth, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 44.8973310
Longitude: -76.2535400