Nature Trails near Jarvis, Ontario

Welcome to Jarvis

Strategically located at the crossroads of Highways 3 and 6, Jarvis is a quiet community featuring some intriguing brick architecture. Many of the community’s historic homes were built after a devastating fire in 1873.

Jarvis has many shops, stores and businesses for you to visit. Among them are restaurants, a butcher and bakery, convenience stores, bank, post office, garages, insurance agents and a broker, building supplies and hardware, plumbing and electrical, library, esthetics, hair styling, gas station, car dealership, garden centre and much more. Most of the community’s restaurants and shops are clustered around the main intersection. The community overflows with visitors when Jarvis hosts its Cornfest celebration on the third weekend in August. This event has gained a reputation as one of the best festivals in the area, with plenty to see and do for all ages. The Jarvis Lions Club holds its annual variety show the first weekend in March, as it has for 58 years. The Walpole Antique Farm Machinery Association is open to the public to learn the area’s agricultural heritage. The Association holds many events throughout the year to sustain and promote their purpose.

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Wheeler’s Walk Trail – 1.5 km, 30-40 minutes, easy This trail takes hikers from the campground side of the park across a marsh wetland, via a boardwalk, to the west side of the park. You will travel through remnants of the forest that pre-date the park and through a...