Wawanosh Valley Conservation Area Trail

The Wawanosh Valley Conservation Area, location of the Wawanosh Nature Centre, is an area highlighted by a scenic 3 km trail loop. The trail crosses the Belgrave Creek, passes through meadows with hedgerow plantings and down a steep hill to the cedar lowlands at the river. A boardwalk leads through the hemlock forest to the upland hardwoods or red pine plantation. Follow the edge of the forest back to the parking lot area.

The Wawanosh Nature Centre is a magical learning environment that provides teachers and group leaders with the opportunity to complement classroom learning with hands-on, outdoor experiences. The property contains a diversity of natural habitats making it an ideal setting for education and recreation activities Information provided by the Maitland Valley Conservation and Ontarios West Coasts websites.
 

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TRAIL STATS
LENGTH:
3 km 
DIFFICULTY: •• 
ACTIVITIES:
Hiking & Walking, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing & Backcountry 
CHARACTER:
Natural, Scenic 
SURFACE:
Grass/Natural, Soil - Compacted 
AMENITIES:
Admission Fee, Parking, Picnic Areas, Washrooms, Designated Rest Areas 
OTHER:
Complete Wheelchair Access, Dog Walking, Birding 
LOCATION
REGION:
Southwestern Ontario 
SUB-REGION:
Perth 
CLOSEST TOWN(S):
Belgrave 
GPS:
Latitude 43.82380
Longitude -81.45453
See Map 
SEASONS / HOURS
Year-round 
CONTACT INFO
NAME:
Maitland Valley CA , Admin 
PHONE:
519-335-3557 
EMAIL: Email Us Now  
WEB SITE
For more information, including maps, please visit our Web site at www.mvca.on.ca
 
 
 

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