Trout Hollow Trail

Trout Hollow Trail

Total Distance: 14km

Rating: Easy/Moderate

Located across the street from Beautiful Joe Park in Meaford.

The Trout Hollow trail is a foot path that meanders along the banks of Bighead river, following its ebbing and flowing path. Running through woodland, across streams and even vast meadows, this trail offers beautiful scenery and an easy stroll through the wilderness. Walking the Trout Hollow trail is the perfect outdoor activity for all ages!

 

There are 3 different trails of varying difficulty. The West side of the river is Trout Hollow Trails moderate difficult trail. On the East side of the river it starts with the trails easy section however 3/4 the way in changes drastically and you are now facing the most difficult section of the trail before it links up with the West side.

 

Along the trail you will find the remains of the Trout Hollow Sawmill where John Muir lived and worked with the Trouts while in Canada. John Muir later became the founder of the Sierra Club and is referred to in the US as the father of their national parks system. You’ll also see the river-ravished remains of a century old hydro dam. There are multiple points of interest along this trail.

 

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