Stratford Perth Community Foundation Grant


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About The Avon Trail

The Avon Trail is a linear hiking trail running from St. Marys to Conestogo, Ontario, Canada established and maintained by volunteers. Also, it exists due to the generosity of landowners. It provides a link between the Thames Valley Trail and the Grand Valley Trail. Red Arrow OVERVIEW of the MAIN TRAIL.

... continued here, including Strategic Plan



Join Us / Hike With Us

Joining The Avon Trail helps to support the objectives. Volunteering to help with various tasks would be greatly appreciated. Please join us: Membership Application here (PDF). Initially come as a guest. On the hike schedule a contact person will be listed. Call or e-mail the person. He/She will be able to answer any questions you have about the hike and give you more specific information about the meeting place.


Become a Friend of the Avon Trail

If you cannot join The Avon Trail, please consider becoming a Friend of the Avon Trail. >>> Here's how



Red Trillium
Wake Robin

Trail Maintenance Blitz Saturday May 3, 2014

Trail Maintenance Blitz


Volunteers devote many hours performing a variety of trail maintenance tasks such as cutting weeds and branches to planning and building footbridges so the walking is a more enjoyable experience.

Next Members' Meeting

September 16, 2014
7:00 p.m.
Kiwanis Community Centre Complex, 111 Lakeside Drive, Stratford


The 6th edition of the Avon Trail Guide is available with improved full colour maps and makes a great gift. Read more.

The Avon Trail Guide


Globe Showing Latitude and Longitude Lines
What are those numbers in the Avon Trail Guide, like 43.296425,-80.973462?
Find out here

Trail Users' Code

Trail User's Code
Read Code Here

Group Hikes

Volunteers prepare and lead group hikes. These hikes are submitted to the Hike Coordinator who compiles a hike schedule.

Trail Reroutes

The establishment and maintenance of the Avon Trail is a work in progress carried out by volunteers. For various reasons there are changes to the trail between publications of the Guide. Before going on a hike check Reroutes.


End to End Badge
Details Here

 Seasonal Alerts 

Poison Ivy
Hunting Seasons
Giant Hogweed
Ticks & Lyme Disease
Lightning Safety
Black Bears | Coyotes | Wolves

Plants Along the
Avon Trail 

Trilliums, Poison Ivy, Giant Hogweed and Others.
Details here.