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Elgin Trail: John Wise Line To Port Stanley

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Southwold, Ontario

Elgin Trail: John Wise Line To Port Stanley is a 7.7 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Southwold, Ontario, Canada that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is best used from April until October.

Distance: 7.7 miles Elevation Gain: 479 feet Route Type: Point to Point

hiking

walking

beach

forest

river

views

This is a segment of the longer Elgin Trail. This route can be started at either end. There are multiple places to access this route, as it crosses many roads.

hiking
blowdown
muddy
off trail
11 days ago

hiking
18 days ago

Nice trail, a good variety of conditions and scenery. Really muddy in some sections, but easy to go around.

hiking
blowdown
muddy
1 month ago

Trail and road hiking. Good hard trail

hiking
closed
7 months ago

trail closed

hiking
muddy
over grown
8 months ago

It was just really hard to walk though. Probably won’t be back. Need better markings on trees as it’s so overgrown. Hard to find the entrance when starting at John wise line.

hiking
muddy
over grown
scramble
9 months ago

Quite a difficult trail but with beautiful views and terrain. A great adventure with my girls, lovely to take a dip in the lake at the end :)

hiking
muddy
over grown
10 months ago

hiking
muddy
scramble
washed out
Mon Mar 11 2019

11mar19 today my sister, nephew, and I hiked from johnwise line to union depot in Union. Most of the wooded trail we found to be difficult because of ice and hard ground. With the ground as hard as it was it was extremely difficult to maintain traction - even with really good hiking shoes. Another issue we encountered was a great deal of fallen brush across the trails. Perhaps as the weather warms up the trails will become less treacherous to navigate.

Mon Oct 09 2017

Sat Oct 07 2017

hiking
Sun Nov 01 2015