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Iron Horse Trans Canada Trail - Hiking

Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington, Ontario, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Iron Horse Trans Canada Trail ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Iron Horse Trans Canada Trail?

The Iron Horse Trans Canada Trail is a cycling and hiking trail that spans over 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) across Ontario, from the Quebec border to the shores of Lake Huron. The trail follows abandoned railway lines and passes through small towns and rural areas, making it a great way to explore the province. Highlights include the rocky cliffs and waterfalls of the Niagara Escarpment, the rolling hills of Prince Edward County, and the sandy beaches of Georgian Bay.


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Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-80.4992053
43.4440452

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Iron Horse Trans Canada Trail
Iron Horse Trans Canada Trail, Ontario, Canada

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Starting Point

The Iron Horse Trans Canada Trail in Ontario can be accessed at various points. To get to the start of the trails, you can drive to the town of Erin, which is located about an hour west of Toronto. From there, you can access the trailhead at the intersection of Wellington County Road 124 and Trafalgar Road.

Why visit Iron Horse Trans Canada Trail

The Iron Horse Trans Canada Trail in Ontario is a must-see destination for anyone looking to experience the best of what the province has to offer. The trail is made up of a series of interconnected trails that wind their way through some of the most beautiful and scenic areas of the province, from the rocky shores of Georgian Bay to the forests and rolling hills of the Kawartha Lakes region.

The trail is perfect for hikers, cyclists, and horseback riders, and offers something for everyone, from easy, family-friendly trails to more challenging routes for experienced outdoor enthusiasts. There are also plenty of opportunities to stop and enjoy the incredible views, take a break at a charming country inn or B&B, or explore one of the many small towns and villages that dot the landscape.

So if you're looking for an outdoor adventure that will take you through some of the most beautiful and varied scenery that Ontario has to offer, be sure to check out the Iron Horse Trans Canada Trail.

Is Iron Horse Trans Canada Trail in Ontario a good place for the whole family?

The Iron Horse Trans Canada Trail is a great place for the whole family. There are many different sections of the trail that offer different levels of difficulty, so you can find the perfect one for your family. The trail is also well-maintained and well-marked, so you won't have any trouble finding your way.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Iron Horse Trans Canada Trail in Ontario are hiking, biking, and camping. There are also many small towns and villages located near the trail with unique shops and restaurants.

The Iron Horse Trail is a great place for a leisurely walk or bike ride. The trail stretches from Owen Sound to Collingwood, and passes through some of the most beautiful scenery in Ontario. There are also plenty of activities nearby, including golfing, fishing, and hiking.

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant - 948 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2X8

2. Shanghai Restaurant - 651 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, ON K1R 5K3

3. Pho Pasteur - 1015 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2Y3

4. Elgin Street Diner - 374 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 1M7

5. The Green Door - 190 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, ON K2P 0J4

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Is the place are families friendly?

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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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