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G2G Rail Trail

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This trail is a multi-use green space from the 401 corridor at Guelph to the shores of Lake Huron at Goderich.


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85.2

Miles

137.2

KM

Point to Point

1,328' 405 m

High

577' 176 m

Low

907' 277 m

Up

1,391' 424 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

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Features Birding · Commonly Backpacked · Fall Colors · Historical Significance · Lake · River/Creek · Spring · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly This is a well groomed, flat trail, perfect for families to hike and explore. There are multiple locations to park at throughout the trail for hiking different sections.

Overview

The Guelph to Goderich G2G Rail Trail is a natural, historical and culturally significant conservation corridor that supports community recreation and active transportation, promotes health and well-being and brings awareness to rural agriculture, heritage and the environment.

As an outdoor enthusiast, you, your friends and your family can bike, hike, run or walk the trail. From bird watchers to experienced cyclists, the G2G Rail Trail offers a place for you to be as active as you choose. This is a very large and safe corridor for all ages.

Description

The 132 km G2G Rail Trail connects Guelph to the shores of Lake Huron through a green space corridor, which was once the former CPR railway line. The trail is multiple sections connected together that include the Huron Beach Boardwalk, Lake Huron Route, Perth Harvest Pathway, Kissing Bridge Trailway and the Guelph Trailway.

The G2G Rail trail is an accessible, naturally and historically significant conservation corridor that supports community recreation and active transportation. The majority of the trail is flat and well groomed, perfect for non-motorized multi-use activities. The trail threads together quaint rural communities that provide a wide array of unique products and services to trail users.

History & Background

Since the late 1800's these lands have been a transportation corridor. The G2G runs 132 km along the former CPR railway line, which stretches from downtown Guelph to the waters of Lake Huron.

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G2G Trail image
Jun 9, 2021 near Goderich, ON
Tiger Dunlop Tomb
Jun 4, 2021 near Goderich, ON
Blyth Kiosk
Jun 4, 2021 near Huron East, ON
Menesetung Bridge in the fall near Goderich.
Jun 9, 2021 near Goderich, ON
Blyth Arch Bridge
Jun 4, 2021 near Huron East, ON
Biking the G2G Trail near Walton.
Jun 9, 2021 near Huron East, ON

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