Mixed Conifer Plantations
The Naftel’s Creek Conservation Area trail leads through mixed conifer plantations, hardwood and wetland areas. Boardwalks allow visitors to enjoy the wetland. Watch for trout as you cross the Naftel’s Creek. Follow trail markings, as there are many side trails.
In the winter Naftel’s Creek Conservation Area is a popular trail for cross country skiing. There are 3 side trails and a common trail covering 49 hectares of beautiful forests. The Maitland Valley Conservation Authority is the trail contact.
3.2 km loop
Level 2 – moderate, wear comfortable, sturdy shoes
Walking, Skiing, Pets on leash
Poison ivy in wet areas, steep hill on blue trail
Natural surface, some boardwalks
Cost for Using Trail
Located about 7 km south of Goderich on Hwy. #21. Parking is available just off Hwy. #21 at the trail access point – # 79152. Between Union Rd. and Kitchigami Rd.