Nature Trails near Pakenham, Ontario

Welcome to Pakenham!

Pakenham is a community in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills, Ontario.

Like the river, a strong current of community runs through the town, villages, hamlets and rural areas of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills. A diverse community of rural and small town interests covering over 500 square kilometres of land within Lanark County just west of the City of Ottawa.
Mississippi Mills is an outstanding urban and rural community that is recognized for its natural and architectural beauty, high quality of life and respect for its heritage and environment. In its vision of the future, the community will be seen to promote and manage balanced economic growth.
Come and experience history, maple syrup, skiing, theatre, hiking, art, antiques, museums, bridges, festivals, golf, shopping, waterfalls, harvest, markets, puppets, music, canoeing, snow tubing, food, murals, fishing, B&B's, mills, cycling, and friendly, interesting and unique people.
Created as a result of municipal amalgamations in January 1998, the Town of Mississippi Mills is made up of the former Townships of Ramsay and Pakenham and the Town of Almonte.

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California Road Trail

California Road Trail Believe it or not, California Road exists. It is found in the Municipality of Lanark Highlands, in Darling Ward, south of White Lake. Although this road is well recognized and publicized on local maps and, it has a long history in the annuals of...

Carbine Road Trail

Enjoy the highlands of Mississippi Mills on the Carbine Road Trail that begins in the Carbine Road area north of the Village of Pakenham and follows the hydro line behind Mount Pakenham to Glen Creek, returning down Concession 9. Listed in Off the Beaten Path, A...

Darling Long Lake Trail

Darling Long Lake Trail Explore beautiful Lanark Highlands along this challenging 6-km trail. If travelling by vehicle, it is only accessible using four-wheel drive or ATVs. The trailhead is located off Hwy. 511 opposite Little Green Lake Road, and there is parking at...

High Lonesome Nature Reserve

High Lonesome Nature Reserve, a 200 acre property located in the Pakenham Hills, was donated to the MMLT by the family of the late Barry Spicer in April 2012. A network of trails through the forests, over the hills and streams, by the ponds and through the meadows has...