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Naftel’s Creek

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

Difficulty Level

Level 2 – moderate, wear comfortable, sturdy shoes

Trail Use

Walking, Skiing, Pets on leash

Trail Hazards

Poison ivy in wet areas, steep hill on blue trail

Trail Surface

Natural surface, some boardwalks

Cost for Using Trail


Driving Directions

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.

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