Summerstown Trails in Williamstown: Trail Report

Uutdoor lovers rejoice, you can wander and explore your heart out at Summerstown Trails. The forest floor is covered in Trilliums in the spring. These trails as a fan favourite in the winter with a decent 10kms of fat bike trails, plus groomed 20+ kms worth of classic and skate ski trails. Oh, and 12+ kms of snowshoe trails.

Suggested Stops

Local attractions include St-Rapheal’s Ruins, or try vegan cafe and treats at Simply Jennifer in Cornwall. Drive along the Long Sault Parkway and take hwy 31 (Bank St) back to Ottawa.

Important Insights

Kindly consider donated to Friends of Summerstown Trails to support the continued management of this local gem.

Land Acknowledgement

These are the lands of the Ho-de-no-sau-nee-ga (Haudenosaunee), Omàmìwininìwag (Algonquin), and Wendake-Nionwentsïo 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 victoria@girlgonegood.com.

Land Management

Summerstown Trails is managed by the Friends of Summerstown Trails.

Suggested Stops

Local attractions include St-Rapheal’s Ruins, or try vegan cafe and treats at Simply Jennifer in Cornwall. Drive along the Long Sault Parkway and take hwy 31 (Bank St) back to Ottawa.

GPS Coordinates

45.103447779247844, -74.60383694397981

Street Address

6150 County Rd 27, Williamstown, ON K0C 2J0

Directions

110kms (1hr 15mins) from Ottawa. Hwy 417 East. Take exit #51 and turn right (south) onto County Rd 20. Continue until Martontown then turn left (est) on County Rd 18. Turn right (south) on County Rd 27. In 8kms parking lot will be on right.

Parking

Large parking lot at trailhead.

Cell Reception

Yes

Washrooms

None. Follow Leave No Trace toileting guidelines

Accessibility

No

Trail Details

Entrance Fee

Hours of Operation

All seasons. Open dawn to dusk daily.

Trail Map

Trailhead

Located at the parking lot.

Number of Trails

20

Total Distance (km)

20

Elevation Gain (m)

40

Cell Reception

Yes

Features

Woodlands, Interpretive Signs

Activities

Hiking, Birding, Snowshoeing, Skiing, Geocaching, xCountry Skiing, Fat Biking

Dogs

Permitted on-leash.