Dagmar Ski November

Trails of Uxbridge

FIND YOUR PATH TO THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Uxbridge, Ontario is the Trail Capital of Canada, where thousands of hikers, cyclists, equestrians, skiers, and lovers of fresh air enjoy over 220 kilometers of seasonally managed trails. Our trails run through historic villages, mixed forests, streams, wetlands, and meadows with an abundance of brilliant flora and fauna. We proudly offer trails of all types and levels of difficulty, and are ready to reward you at the end with a hearty meal, hot coffee, or cool drink in town. Adventure, beauty, and fresh air awaits.

Barton Trail

Length: 2 KM

Difficulty: Easy

Activities: Cycling Dog Walking Walking/Running

Amenities: Parking Picnic Table

Accessibility: Partial Wheelchair Access

Surface: Asphalt Grass/Natural

Trail System: Uxbridge Town Trails

Barton Trail circles the Barton Farms community and passes by Herrema Fields with its playground and covered picnic area, through the residential streets, along woodland sections and by a pond.

Brookdale Trail

This new trail takes the Trans Canada Trail user off road and into the forest. The trail can be wet in some areas and has a bridge and boardwalk crossings.

Butternut Trail

Length: 1.5 KM

Difficulty: Easy

Activities: Cycling Dog Walking Walking/Running

Accessibility: Complete Wheelchair Access

Surface: Asphalt

Trail System: Uxbridge Town Trails

Butternut Trail is a loop circling around the Butternut Village community. The paths are all paved, with the exception of the section around the pond. The route takes you through residential areas, including the original farm homestead and the magnificent Butternut tree that gives the development its name.

Countryside Preserve

Welcome to the Uxbridge Countryside Preserve - 140 acres of rolling [...]

Dagmar North Trail

A playground for mountain bikers! The Dagmar North trails vary in skill level, [...]

Durham Forest

A great selection of fast, flowy and technical single and double track trails.

Elgin Park

140 acres of rolling Elgin Park features a circular asphalt trail that has public washrooms, two playgrounds, a baseball field, Uxbridge horsemen club arena, Legion's club, town stage for events, woodlands, wetlands and ponds, criss-crossed by 6 km of marked trails.

Ewen Trail

Ewen Trail covers a variety of countryside and urban scenery, including three ponds, a section through Elgin Park, a route through some thickly wooded areas, and a walk along streets containing some of Uxbridge’s most historic homes.

Historic Trail

Length: 2.5 KM

Difficulty: Moderate

Activities: Cycling Dog Walking Walking/Running

Amenities: Benches Parking Picnic Table Washroom

Accessibility: Partial Wheelchair Access

Surface: Asphalt Grass/Natural

Trail System: Uxbridge Town Trails

Historic Trail winds through the oldest parts of Uxbridge, woodlands, streams, and wildlife. Six historical information plaques use historical photos and brief texts to tell about Uxbridge in “the old days”.

John McCutcheon Way

Length: 2.5 KM

Difficulty: Easy

Activities: Cycling Dog Walking Hiking Mountain Biking Snowshoeing Walking/Running X-Country Skiing

Accessibility: No Wheelchair Access

Surface: Gravel

Trail System: Trans Canada Trail

This gravel trail crosses the Trestle bridge originally built in 1872 by the Toronto-Nipissing Railway. The newly restored bridge is a treasure and an homage to the proud heritage of Uxbridge.

Maple Bridge Trail

Length: 1.5 KM

Difficulty: Moderate

Activities: Dog Walking Hiking Walking/Running

Accessibility: Partial Wheelchair Access

Surface: Grass/Natural Gravel Soil Compacted

Trail System: Uxbridge Town Trails

Maple Bridge runs along the path of a stream, through lush woodlands with a number of wooden bridges. It is a single path, with a crushed stone base and has an easy connection to Quaker Trail.

O’Neil Trail

Length: 2.4 KM

Difficulty: Easy

Activities: Dog Walking Walking/Running

Amenities: Benches Parking

Accessibility: Partial Wheelchair Access

Surface: Asphalt Grass/Natural Soil Compacted

Trail System: Uxbridge Town Trails

The trail winds through the woods, with a short loop that takes you to a beautiful shaded area beside the Uxbridge Brook.

Oak Ridges Trail

A hiking trail spanning the Oak Ridges Moraine, a natural feature left behind by glaciers thousands of years ago, this trail passes through some of the most beautiful countryside in Southern Ontario.

Quaker Trail

Wind around the Quaker Village residential area and travel back through time with access to the Uxbridge Historical Centre. Features a pond, playgrounds and a wide grassy area for picnics and play.

South Balsam Trail

Length: 2.5 KM

Difficulty: Moderate

Activities: Dog Walking Hiking Mountain Biking Walking/Running

Amenities: Benches Parking

Surface: Asphalt Grass/Natural Soil Compacted

Trail System: Uxbridge Town Trails

Town meets country, with half of the trail winding through forest and reforested fields, and half along town streets. There are benches for peaceful relaxation and access to a pond and a children’s playground.

Walker Woods and Glen Major Forest

For information specific to mountain bikers, read here. Trail Information from the Oak Ridges Trail [...]

Wilder Forest and Wildlife Preserve

One of the latest trail systems in the Durham Region! In 2007, Mr & Mrs William P [...]

Wooden Sticks Trail

Travel through dense wooded area, Elgin Park, and through the Estates of Wooden Sticks housing development. A modified “accessibility route” is suited to all ages and abilities.

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