Nature Trails near Port Elgin, Ontario

Port Elgin is located in the amalgamated community of Saugeen Shores.

The Town of Saugeen Shores boasts the popular communities of Port Elgin and Southampton, along the shore of Lake Huron in beautiful Bruce County. Our slice of Bruce County experiences four seasons offering a variety of recreational opportunities, events and celebrations. The Town of Saugeen Shores doesn’t stop when summer is out of reach. In fact Saugeen Shores is ready to be the destination for entrepreneurs, existing businesses, their employees and families. Agriculture, tourism and the nuclear industry are the three economic drivers in Saugeen Shores. With an
average household income above the national average, Saugeen Shores offers an opportunity like no other. Only 20 kilometers away you’ll find Saugeen Shores’ largest employer - Bruce Power. Bruce Power is Canada’s first private nuclear generator. Bruce Power’s eight units provide over 4,000 full time, direct jobs to highly skilled employees and thousands more indirectly. The Town of Saugeen Shores recognizes our good fortune of having this collaborative and environmentally responsible partner as our neighbour. Take some time to explore Saugeen Shores.

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Beiner’s Bush Trail

Beiner’s Bush Trail is a hikers dream. Meander through rolling hills and tree covered terrain. Experience the tranqility of nature only minutes from a bustling town of Port Elgin. Access this beautiful trail via Concession 10 or Market Street. The forest is...


The Bruce County Rail Trail is approximately 80 kilometres in length. It runs from Port Elgin to the Bruce-Huron Line and from Port Elgin to Bruce Road 33 near Kincardine. The trail has been signed and gated and some upgrades to the trail surface have been completed....


The trails of MacGregor Point provide opportunities to explore many trail systems on a glacial lake plain including Deer Run Bike Trail, Nipissing Bluff Ski Trail, Tower Trail, Huron Fringe Trail (boardwalk, handicapped accessible, walking only), Old Shore Road Trail...


Saugeen Bluffs Conservation Area is located 8 km north of Paisley off of Bruce County Rd #3.  This Conservation Area features a campground with close to 200 spacious sites within a mature hardwood setting.  There are over 100 hook-ups – water and electricity....


The Saugeen Rail Trail connects Southampton, Saugeen Township and Port Elgin along the abandoned CN rail line. A popular trip is to travel the entire trail by bike from Port Elgin to Southampton and loop back along the scenic North Shore Road where beautiful views of...
Woodland Trail

Woodland Trail

Woodland trail is a truly beautiful trail that, with the Biemer Trail, connects Port Elgin to Southampton. The trail starts at 349 Concession Rd 10 and travels west to Port Elgin. A relatively flat and easy trail meanders through lush green woodlands. The trails are...