Heritage Tree Trail: This trail provides an opportunity for a walking tour to view over a dozen different tree species. The trail is close to the downtown core, mainly along Elizabeth and Elgin Streets. The list of trees along the route includes such rarities as Hackberry and Kentucky Coffee trees. Each heritage tree displays a plaque bearing both the common name and botanical name of the tree. Originally a project of the Heritage Tree Committee of the Wallaceburg Horticultural Society, Wallaceburg trails has taken on the task of promoting awareness and preservation of these valuable trees. The trail is on municipal sidewalks and is approximately 4 km long.

Some of the trees that one can see along the trail:
•Horse Chestnut
•Black Walnut
•Sugar Maple
•Bur Oak
•Norway Maple
•Kentucky Coffee Tree
•Swamp White Oak
•Cutleaf Japanese Maple
•Cutleaf Silver Maple
•Japanese Maple

Link to trail map:  https://chathamkenttrails.ca/trails/heritage-walk-heritage-tree-trail/

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Heritage Tree Trail characteristics

Length: 4km
Difficulty: Easy (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Paved
Trail use: Hiking
Accessibility Notes: Wheelchair accessible
Fees: none

Flora & Fauna:

Heritage Trees as listed in the description.

Amenities: none

Attractions: none

Chatham–Kent Municipal Call Centre: 519.360.1998

Find it: along Elgin and Elizabeth St, Wallaceburg, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 42.5963246
Longitude: -82.3861850