The Township of Mapleton has many natural and urban trails located throughout our community. For directions to the trails listed below, please visit Wellington County's interactive online mapping system.
Drayton Walking Trail (1km)
The Drayton Walking trail is a perfect spot to take in the beauty of the Conestogo River. You can either walk, run or bike along the river. This trail also has many benches lining the trail so you can stop at your leisure to enjoy the serenity of your surroundings.
Fleming Tract (2 km)
The Fleming Tract was acquired by the County of Wellington from Vernon H. Fleming and his wife M. Irene Fleming in 1973. This trail crosses over a municipal drain and an old farmstead. You will also see a fine example of cement drinking troughs amidst the ruins.
Moorefield Community Centre Trail (0.5 km)
Located in Moorefield next to the ball diamonds, the Moorefield Community Centre trail is a lovely spot for a walk. While the trail may be short in distance, the terrain is varied as the trail winds through a forested area behind the ball diamonds.
Ritch Tract (2 km)
The Ritch Tract was acquired by the County of Wellington from Robert Ritch, County Warden, in 1942. The Ritch Tract area is an environmentally sensitive area. A side trail to the left will take you out of the forest to a municipal drain. If you follow the trail to the right, it will take you to extensive wetlands and some beaver ponds.
Riverside Walking Trail (0.5 km)
The Riverside Walking trail is located in Drayton and runs along the Conestogo River. It provides the perfect location to stroll and enjoy the tranquillity of the river.
The Kissing Bridge Trail
The Kissing Bridge Trailway travels through rural communities and rivers and wetlands of southern Ontario along the right-of-way of a former railway. You can take a 2km detour to see the West Montrose Kissing Bridge, which is the last covered bridge in Ontario.
Wallace Cumming Park Trail (1.5 km)
The Wallace Cumming Park trail is located in Alma. The trail was constructed through the efforts of the Alma Optimists and is the ideal location for walking or biking.