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Maitland Trail

An Extensive Trail System

The Maitland Trail follows the north side of the Maitland River Valley. Varied terrain from flat sections, gentle slopes, to steep climbs. Hike along ridges, to down along river flats. Sometimes rugged. Many beautiful vistas and rewarding hiking.

A rich variety of plant and bird life can be seen. These trails offer walking, hiking and snow shoeing, plus skiing in some sections. Please respect privacy where trail crosses landowners’ property. The Maitland Trail Association is the trail contact.


48 km with some optional side / blue loops

Difficulty Level

Levels 1, 2, 3, & 4 – conditions vary widely depending on section.

Trail Use

Walking, Skiing (in some sections), Pets on leash

Trail Hazards

Some steep cliffs, if you stray off the trail; some road sections

Trail Surface

Natural surface

Cost for Using Trail

None (end to end badges available for purchase)

Driving Directions

Several access points.

(Call 1-800-280-7637 to purchase The Maitland Trail Guide with detailed maps.)

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