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Swayze Falls Trail is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Thorold, Ontario, Canada that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 4.5 mi Elevation gain 446 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Running

Forest

Views

Waterfall

Wildlife

Bugs

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Reviews (62)
Photos (218)
Recordings (54)
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Patrick Nadeau
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Mountain biking

perfect xc mtb trail

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Codi Stewart
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HikingBugsOver grown

HORRIBLY MAPPED TRAIL! MAYBE, MAYBE 2 MAPS ACROSS A 10km TRAIL! We spoke to many people while walking this trail, and EVERYONE complained about how awfully the trails were marked. When doing this trail, only ONE parking lot was shown on the AllTrails map, even though there was 3 attached to these trails. AND PLEASE PLEASE check for ticks!

Sydney Weil
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This trail is horribly horribly marked, only two maps across 10km worth of land. We ended up getting lost and had to cut through the sub trails and they are not well maintained. BE AWARE OF TICKS!!!! please everyone be aware of ticks, and make sure you know what parking lot you are at as there is three.

Magda Krzywinska
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Scott Ashbaugh
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Michael Quenneville
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Hiking

Great trail with lots to see. We found a nice picnic table on the Swayze Falls Trail if you go to the left at the start of the trail. The water fall was unspectacular due to the drought it was not even falling. The toilets were closed

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Daniel Rodrigues
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Running

Great location for trail running!

Katerena Mattheos
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HikingMuddy

Falls were dry.

Jennifer O’ Brien
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Shane Cronkite
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Cindy Clarke
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Jess Leiskau
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Kara Lovegrove
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HikingMuddy

Overall the trial was nice and a bit muddy. We took our husky dog and she was covered in ticks. My husband also found a few ticks on his leg and one on my back. If it weren’t for the ticks the trial would have been a better experience for us.

Eric Urban
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HikingMuddy

Great April day on the trail - very muddy still makes it slippery and challenging in parks but the environment makes it worth the effort

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Alan Laver
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Hiking

Alan Lorne Karen and Eadee. Be

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Jessie Lee
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Aidan Keenan
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Muddy as expected but awesome trail, good distance of 7.2km and elevation levels. First one of the season for me with many more to follow.

Lindsay Hall
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Great trail. Different elevation levels. It was pretty muddy but expected for this time of year. Lots of coyote poop and tracks! We even saw a coyote den. Happy to see that people actually had their dogs on leash like we did.

Christopher William
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Running

Awesome trail for a quick run. I’ve been trying to find time go hike it with my camera, tomorrow might be the day.

Josh Walsh
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Hiking

a good hike.

John Springer
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Hiking
Stephen Brady
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Hiking

Hiked with my dog down the eastern leg and back up the western leg to the Pelham parking area. Lots of turns and some ups and downs but a pretty easy trail. Still some muddy patches so wearing boots is still recommended. Most of the trail is through the trees but there are a few open stretches; it was about 60˚F today so not too much stress on the pup. There's a few sections with a fallen tree across the trail, most were easy to hop over but a couple i had help the pup over.

Winnie Standish
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Hiking

We went for a hike in the short hills via the entrance off of Pelham road and did a 8.8km loop (we explored a little). It was April 8, 2018 and the hike started slightly below zero and finished slightly above zero. The trail was pretty muddy throughout, but manageable as parts were still frozen. Several bridge crossings and multiple waterfalls along this route. Fairly easy terrain. A little busy at the trail head and by Swayze falls, which were very beautiful. Fun for the whole family and the pup!

Russ Milland
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We hiked the left hand side of the Swayze Falls trail loop and returned by the middle trail as shown on the map. This was on a beautifully sunny November 27th with no wind but 3 degrees C but was a wonderful experience. It took just over two hours. Swayze Falls did have water in it despite it being late in the year and the waterfall (at the south end of the loop .. not marked on the map) was gorgeous with a bridal veil type falls dropping about 80 feet or so. I added a photo of the falls to the photos area.

Spencer Miller
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