Getting active outside is fun… in the city

Did you know that Guelph has over 70 kilometres of trails and paths to enjoy?

Walking and cycling are great ways to stay fit during the spring and summer months.

Where to find trails

  • Speed River Trail – 3.4 km. Victoria Road North to Speedvale Avenue West via Riverside Park
  • CNR Spurline Trail – 1.6 km. Dufferin Street to London Road via Exhibition Park
  • Downtown Trail – 1.6 km. Completed sections include Goldie Mill, John Galt Park, Heritage Park
  • Eramosa River Trail – 4.1 km. Covered Bridge to Stone Road via Victoria Road South
  • Silvercreek Trail – 4.9 km. Royal City Park to Janefield Avenue via Silvercreek Park, Centennial Park and W.E. Hamilton Park
  • Hanlon Creek Trail – 3.1 km. University Village Park to Preservation Park via Kortright Road
  • Preservation Park – 27 hectares. Kortright Road between Edinburgh Road and Scottsdale Drive. Trails are not owned or maintained by the City of Guelph.
  • University of Guelph Arboretum – 165 hectares. Trails and wooded areas at the University of Guelph. Trails are not owned or maintained by the City of Guelph.
  • Guelph Humane Society Trailhead – 13 km. Speed River to the outskirts of Cambridge. The Guelph trailhead is adjacent to the parking area of the Guelph Humane Society off Wellington Road. The footpath is informal and not maintained by the City of Guelph. Parking is limited to five cars, please consider carpooling. For more information on hiking opportunities visit the Guelph Trail Hiking Club.
  • Trans Canada Trail – 4.3 km. Starting in John Galt Park, head north along the Speed River through Goldie Mill Park, Joseph Wolfond Park West, continuing along rail corridor at Marcon Street to Speedvale Avenue. Pick up the trail on the east side of Speed River through Riverside
    Park, head west over the bridge and end in Woodlawn Cemetery. Phase 2 (future trail project) will connect to Wellington County.
  • Heritage Park – 500 m. Heritage Park west along Speed River (Macdonell Street to Wyndham Street South)

More about Guelph parks and trails