2 miles
Distance
24 ft
Climb
-37 ft
Descent
820 ft
High Point

Saugeen River Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Walkerton
    Walkerton, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager

Built on the old railway lines that ran in the late 1800’s the Saugeen River Rail Trail is a year round, multi-use trail that offers over 5 km of beautiful scenic views alongside the SaugeenRiver.

Developed and sponsored by The Rotary Club of Walkerton in co-operation with the town of Walkerton and the Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority the trail is idea for
•walking/hiking
•cycling
•cross-county skiing
•snowshoeing

It offers a peaceful and calm retreat where you can catch glimpse of various wildlife such as rabbits, birds and turtles. Take the family and on nature treasure hunt, or allow yourself to sink in a meditative jog or walk or bring your dog to explore the path.

Access Info

This trail can be accessed from many points throughout the town of Walkerton. If you are new to the town, the easiest place to find parking is at the end of Jackson Street

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More Stats for Saugeen River Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -13 ft
  • Altitude min
    801 ft
  • Altitude start
    820 ft
  • Altitude end
    807 ft
  • Grade
    -0.121%
  • Grade max
    -7.417%
  • Grade min
    4.76%
  • Distance climb
    1,707 ft
  • Distance down
    2,342 ft
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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