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Walter Bean Grand River Trail - Hiking

Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington, Ontario, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Walter Bean Grand River Trail Statistics

Distance

76 KM

What are the activities at Walter Bean Grand River Trail ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Walter Bean Grand River Trail?

The Walter Bean Grand River Trail is a beautiful, paved trail that follows the Grand River for over 80 kilometers. The trail is perfect for biking, running, and walking, and is a great way to explore the natural beauty of Ontario. The trail passes through several small towns and villages, and there are plenty of places to stop and enjoy the views. There are also several parks and nature preserves along the trail, which offer opportunities for hiking and birdwatching. The Walter Bean Grand River Trail is a great way to experience the natural beauty of Ontario.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-80.4857017
43.5160204

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Walter Bean Grand River Trail
Walter Bean Grand River Trail, Waterloo, ON, Canada

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Starting Point

The Walter Bean Grand River Trail is located in Kitchener, Ontario. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 7/8 to Homer Watson Boulevard. Turn onto Homer Watson Boulevard and continue until you reach the Walter Bean Grand River Trail.

Why visit Walter Bean Grand River Trail

The Walter Bean Grand River Trail is a beautiful, paved trail that follows the Grand River for over 80 kilometers. The trail is perfect for biking, running, and walking, and offers stunning views of the river and the surrounding countryside. There are also several parks and historical sites located along the trail, making it a great destination for a day trip.

Is Walter Bean Grand River Trail in Ontario a good place for the whole family?

The Walter Bean Grand River Trail is a great place for the whole family. There are many different sections of the trail that offer something for everyone. The trail is also well maintained and easy to navigate.

Things not to be missed

The Walter Bean Grand River Trail is a great place for a walk, run, or bike ride. The trail winds through the city of Waterloo and passes by some great parks and attractions. Not to be missed near the trail are the Laurier Quadrangle, the Waterloo Region Museum, and Victoria Park.

1. Hiking and biking on the Walter Bean Grand River Trail.

2. Picnicking and fishing at Victoria Park.

3. Playing at the splash pad in Galt Gardens.

4. Taking a walk or a bike ride on the trails at Wildwood Conservation Area.

5. Visiting the animals at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory.

Where to eat?

1. The Black Walnut Café - This hidden café is located in a small plaza on the edge of the Grand River Trail. They have a wide variety of breakfast and lunch options, as well as a great selection of baked goods.

2. The Boathouse - This restaurant is located right on the riverbank, and offers a beautiful view of the water while you eat. They have a wide variety of seafood options, as well as a few salads and sandwiches.

3. The Grist Mill - This restaurant is located in an old mill that has been converted into a pub. It has a really unique atmosphere, and they serve a wide variety of pub food options.

4. The Keg - This steakhouse is located just off the trail, and is a great place to go for a nice dinner. They have a wide variety of steak and seafood options, as well as a few salads and sandwiches.

5. The Olde Angel Inn - This pub is also located just off the trail, and is a great place to go for a drink or some pub food. They have a wide variety of beers on tap, as well as a menu full of pub classics.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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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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