Amethyst Cottages     Port Elgin, Ontario Canada

Saugeen Rail Trail

The Saugeen Rail Trail is a year round,  multi-use trail that connects Southampton and Port Elgin, Ontario.  Built on an old railway line the trail is easily accessed and used by visitors and residents alike.

A popular trip is to travel the entire trail by bike from Port Elgin to Southampton and loop back along the scenic North Shore Road where beautiful views of Lake Huron can be experienced. 

Access: The trailhead is at River Street in Port Elgin, a few blocks north of the town and east of Hwy 21. There are several access points -some with parking some without.  See the access points page for details.

The trail is maintained through a combination of volunteer labour, community funding and membership in the Saugeen Rail Trail Association.

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