Avon Trail Guide, 7th Edition New

Avon Trail Guide


Now Available - 2015

  • Swan Bullet The guide consists of nine 8.5" x 14" folded sheets printed both sides (18 pages).
  • Swan Bullet Pages 1, 2 and 3 contain introductory information for walkers and hikers.
  • Swan Bullet Page 4 outlines several "Short Hikes" in the Oxford-Perth-Waterloo areas.
  • Swan Bullet Pages 5 and 6 contain a coloured map of the Startford Side Trail with a description on the back.
  • Swan Bullet Pages 7-18 consist of six, coloured maps of the 111-km Avon Trail from St. Marys to Conestogo with descriptions on the back of each map.
  • Swan Bullet Coloured Maps + Parking Locations New - All the topographic-style maps show the trail, most road names and other features as well as trail distances in kilometres. An added feature of Edition 7.0 is the inclusion of suggested parking locations New. The parking locations are on each map.
  • Swan Bullet Wallet - The folded sheets come packaged inside a clear, colourless plastic wallet.


Buy a Guide and Support The Avon Trail

Funds raised through the sale of the guidebook are used by The Avon Trail to buy lumber for the construction and repair of footbridges, boardwalks, and stiles. All labour is done by volunteer members. Some of the funds are used for seasonal maintenance such as weed cutting. Become a Friend of the Avon Trail by Joining and/or Donating.


Cost (subject to change)

The 7th edition of The Avon Trail Guide will be available in March of 2015 from The Avon Trail at a cost of (subject to change):

a) non-members > $17.00 + $5.00 for shipping = $22.00 (subject to change)

b) members > $12.00 + $5.00 for shipping = $17.00 (subject to change)

Send your request with a cheque (payable to The Avon Trail) to:
The Avon Trail
Box 21148
Stratford, ON.
N5A 7V4


ORDER FORM: You may use the Membership / Membership Renewal and Guidebook Order Form to buy a 7th Edition guide once it becomes available in the March of 2015.
Arrow Download the Order Form here (PDF).


Buy the Guide at These Locations

The guidebooks are usually available at the following locations. Please call ahead to ensure the location has some in stock.


Fanfare Books, 92 Ontario Street, Stratford ON N5A 3H2
Phone: 519-273-1010

Stratford Tourism Alliance, 47 Downie Street, Stratford, ON N5A 1W7
Phone: 1-800-561-7926 or 519-271-5140


Tourism St. Marys, 5 James Street North, St. Marys, ON N4X 1B1
Phone: 1-800-769-7668

River Valley Golf and Country Club, 1st Line Perth South, 4725 Elginfield Rd, St Marys ON N4X 1C6
Phone: 1-800-795-9405 or 519-225-2329


Perth County Artisan Market, 2146 Line 34, Highway 7 & 8, Shakespeare, ON N0B 2P0
Phone: 519-603-3723 or 1-888-366-0160


Adventure Guide Inc, 225 The Boardwalk, Ira Needles Blvd, Kitchener, ON N2N 0B1
Phone: 519-886-3121


Featherfields Bird and Garden Store, 1570 Hyde Park Rd, Unit #5, London ON N6A 5L5
Phone: 519-474-1165

Mandala Book Shop, 190 Central Ave, London ON N6A 1M7
Phone: 519-432-9488

Oxford Book Shop, 262 Piccadilly St, London ON N6A 1H2
Phone: 519-438-8336

London Tourism, 267 Dundas St, London ON N6A 1H2
Phone: 1-800-265-2602


University of Guelph Bookstore, MacNaughton Bldg, 50 Stone Rd East, Guelph ON
Phone: 519-824-4120 Ext. 53715

The Bookshelf, 41 Quebec St, Guelph ON N1H 2T1
Phone: 519-821-3311


Words Worth Books, 96 Kings St South, Waterloo ON N2J 1P5
Phone: 1-888-241-7546 or 519-884-2665


Grand River Conservation Authority, 400 Clyde River St N, Cambridge ON N1H 5W6
Phone: 1-866-900-4722 or 519-621-2761