There are parks & trails for families, sun-lovers & even just for dogs in Meaford.
Some of the most popular trails in town are located along the waterfront & with a good reason.
The Trout Hollow Trail traverses both sides of the Bighead River, following the present trail up to the old dam and then breaking new ground to the 7th line. The entire trail is about 15km in length, 7.5km on each side of the river.
The Tom Thomson Trail is a 3-season hiking, cycling and horseback riding route between Meaford and Owen Sound. From Fred Raper Park at Meaford’s waterfront, the trail follows paved roads, woodland trails and gravel roads across the Niagara Escarpment and the rolling farmland overlooking Georgian Bay.
The famous Bruce Trail runs right across the Bighead River Valley, through the Bognor Marsh, and follows the Niagara Escarpment into Sydenham Township. Offering outdoor adventures, great hiking, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing opportunities. Guidebooks are recommended.
The Georgian Trail is a 32km hiking, biking and cross-country skiing trail built on an abandoned railway line that Links Collingwood with Meaford. In Meaford, the trail begins at the Meaford Harbour where there is plenty of parking.