With a large 152 acres preserve the Mill of Kintail Conservation Area has five different trails of varied length that take you along the river, deep into the forest and wandering through fields.
There are a few options when leaving like hitting up the historic and scenic town of Almonte. Although you can easily spend a day in Almonte shopping (shout out to Cheerfully Made and ThreadWorks!), sipping coffee (helllooo Equator Coffee) or strolling through either the river trail or the Mill of Kintail Conservation Area.
Did you know that the Mill of Kintail is one of the seven wonders of Lanark? Have you ever heard of the seven wonders? Lanark is a wonderful county that highlights it’s outdoor gems with this seven wonders list. It includes great hikes like Blueberry Mountain and Purdon Conservation.
These are the lands of the Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ and Omàmìwininìwag (Algonquin) people. It is important as avid hikers and stewards of the land, to acknowledge and understand the full story our surroundings along with the people that care for her, both past and present. As sourced from native-land.ca, if there are corrections please send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hwy 417 West. Take exit March Rd. Turn left (west) on March Rd and drive straight into Almonte. As you’re leaving Almonte, turn right on county rd 29. Turn left on Clayton Rd then you’re first right on Ramsay Concession Rd 8. In 1.5 km entrance will on on the right and clearly marked.
The trails are well maintained, about 2 person wide for the most part, and clearly marked. Full map signs are posted at the trailheads. Two scenic view points on the Indian River along with a bridge and historic stone buildings.