Nature Trails near Belwood, Ontario

Welcome to Belwood, a village in the amalgamated community of Centre Wellington.

Settlers were drawn to the area now known as Centre Wellington, for the power and majesty of the Grand River, the rich and abundant land, and the natural beauty of the region. Today people are drawn to Centre Wellington for the access to local and global markets, the communication infrastructure, the strong business support network, the skilled labour and the unrivalled quality of life.

Centre Wellington has it all. Located just minutes north of Guelph, a short drive from Kitchener- Waterloo and Canada's Technology Triangle and within two hours of Toronto, Centre Wellington maintains its rural character and small town charm while offering modern facilities, infrastructure and communications.

The influence of our powerful city neighbours can be seen in our diverse economic base where agriculture, science, technology and manufacturing expertise come together. We draw from a constant talent pool thanks to the six post-secondary education facilities within easy reach.

Centre Wellington has a world-class arts community, is an established tourism destination and boasts a thriving sports and cultural scene catering to every age and taste. With easy access to health care, schools and retirement communities, every item on your wish list is checked.

You CAN have it all. Centre Wellington. You deserve to be here.

Some of Ontario's best hiking trails and nature trails are near Belwood.

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BELWOOD LAKE CONSERVATION AREA TRAILS Belwood Lake is a 12-kilometre-long reservoir created by the construction of Shand Dam in 1942. It offers excellent boating, fishing and water-skiing. A spring-fed quarry with a sandy beach is a great place to swim. Visitors can...


The 47 kilometre (29 mile) Elora Cataract Trailway links the Grand and Credit watersheds and follows the old Canadian Pacific railroad bed. It runs through rolling countryside east of Elora, through the historic community of Fergus and past Belwood Lake to the Forks...