Nature Trails near Southampton, Ontario

Southampton 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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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...


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...