Parks & Trails

Parks

Arthur

Arthur Community Centre Fairgrounds Park

158 Domville Street, Arthur, ON

Located at the Community Centre, this park has baseball diamonds with lighting, Optimist Pavilion with kitchen facilities, track area, etc.  Call the Wellington North office at 519-848-3620 Ext. 35 to book the pavilion.

Arthur Opti-Mrs. Playground & Pavilion

158 Domville Street, Arthur, ON
Located at the Arthur & Area Community Centre, this facility features a playground for children with swings, climbers and spring toys as well as picnic tables under a pavilion.

Arthur Community Park

Corner of George Street & Francis Street East, Arthur, ON
Located on the south end of the village on Hwy 6 along the Conestoga River.

Arthur Lions Park

333 Smith Street, Arthur, ON
Located near the north end of town, this park features a fenced in, playground for children with swings, climbers and spring toys. It is a great location for picnic lunches in the shade of the trees and includes the entrance to the Arthur Community Walking Trail.

 

Mount Forest

Campbell deVore Park

Cork Street & Princess Street, Mount Forest, ON
Located on Cork Street, this park has a small kitchen preparation area with hydro, hot water and refrigeration.  A new covered pavilion is also available with baseball diamonds and soccer pitches with lighting.  Playground equipment, picnic tables and washrooms are also located within the park.  Call the Wellington North office at 519-848-3620, Ext. 35 to book the pavilion.

Skateboard Park

Campbell deVore Park

Located at Campbell deVore Park, off Cork St. & Princess St., was established in May of 2005 to improved  skateboarding facilities.  In 2012 new equipment including ramps, rails, etc. was installed with the assistance of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

The Community owned park is open to the public from dawn to dusk and is an unsupervised facility.  Enquiries should be directed to the Recreation department at the Mount Forest Complex or Kenilworth office.

Murphy Park

Murphy Street, Mount Forest, ON
Located on Murphy Street, this park has a covered picnic shelter with tables, hydro and washroom facilities available, along with volleyball courts and horseshoe pits.  Call the Wellington North office at 519-848-3620, Ext. 35 to book the pavilion.

Birmingham Street Lions Park

Birmingham Street & Queen Street, Mount Forest

Various playground equipment including swings, climbers, maypole, etc.

Lion Roy Grant Pool Park

393 Parkside Drive, Mount Forest, ON

Various playground equipment including swings, climbers, spring toys, etc.

King Street Fairgrounds Park

320 King Street East, Mount Forest, ON

Features the Kinsmen & Optimist baseball diamonds with lights, concession and track area.

William (Bill) D. Moody Lions Playground

Wellington Street East & Newfoundland Street, Mount Forest, ON

Officially opened June 1st, 2013, this park contains playground equipment in a fenced in area and a picnic pavilion. 

Trails

Luther Marsh Conservation Area

East Luther Sideroad 21/22, Grand Valley, ON

Containing over 13,000 acres of biological diversity, the Luther Marsh is one of southern Ontario's largest inland wetlands and is located within the Township of Wellington North. Surrounding the open marsh reservoir are lowland swamps, shrubby bogs, plantations, natural forest and cropland. Being home to a wide variety of mammals, amphibians, and birds, as well as being a mecca for waterfowl, Luther Marsh is one of southern Ontario's most significant wetlands and wildlife habitat areas.

Hiking, mountain biking, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, skiing, nature observation, birding, hunting and canoeing are just some of the recreational activities enjoyed at Luther Marsh.

Three trails are established at the Marsh: the Shoreline Trail, the Bootlegger Trail and the Mallard Pond. The Shoreline Trail, approximately 5km, starts at the lookout tower and follows Luther Lake. The Bootlegger Trail is 32km and is an excellent trail for cyclists. The third trail is the Mallard Pond and is 5km and is most enjoyed in the early spring and late summer.

Canoe routes, trails observation towers and interpretive displays, all make the Luther Marsh experience a good one! Come see for yourself!

Grand River Conservation Authority

519-621-2761

Saugeen Trail – Mount Forest

Mount Forest, ON

This trail begins at Campbell de Vore Park on Princess St., West of the Mount Forest Sports Complex.  Information signage shows trail route. There are a variety of landscapes to enjoy along the way from reforested areas to riverscape along the Saugeen River.


Follow the trail to Mill St. where you will walk along Martin St., then follow North Water St. across Highway 6 to the Wetlands Project, North of Murphy Park.  From here you can follow the trail across Hwy 89 to London St.

Arthur Trails

River Trail

333 Smith Street, Arthur, ON

This walking trail was officially opened on Saturday, Sept. 14th, 2013.  The Trail is located at he Arthur Lions Park on Highway 6, in Arthur.  The Trail is 4km in length with several loops and side trails.  It is open from Dawn to Dusk daily.

West Luther Trail

Eliza Street, Arthur, ON

This trail was officially opened on Saturday, September 26th, 2015.  The trail begins at the North end of Eliza St., in Arthur and stretches East approximately 11km, ending at the East/West Luther Townline.

The Village of Arthur Historic Walking Tour

Come on out to Arthur Historical Society's Walking Tour and learn about Canada's Most Patriotic Village's rich heritage.