Thames River Trail

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Thames River Trail is a 17.1 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near London, Ontario, Canada that features a river. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
17.1 km
ELEVATION GAIN
146 m
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

fishing

hiking

road biking

trail running

walking

river

views

wildlife

This is a paved pathway that winds through residential areas, and through downtown London. It follows the Thames River in both north and south directions.

mountain biking
28 days ago

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

mountain biking
Thursday, October 27, 2016

road biking
Thursday, July 07, 2016

walking
Sunday, May 05, 2013

The description is wrong or will confuse people. I'm a local, and live in London, Ontario and walk this trail dozens of times per year. It's not NEAR London, as the description says; it is IN London. It's NOT a "forest" setting, and there are no forests nearby. The trail winds through several park areas, and along areas that do have lots of trees - but there's no "forest". The trail follows mostly along the Thames River, through both residential areas and parks. The indicator of the start point is actually downtown London! The pathway is also paved, and includes joggers, rollerbladers and cyclists as well as walkers. My favourite part is to start from Greenway Park on the other side of the river, and walk north to Gibbons Park, almost to the University of Western Ontario.