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The Carroll Trail - 5km

Full of beautiful vistas and bridges to cross, there is an opportunity to see wildlife as well as some significant Carolinian trees; even a major railroad trestle from the 1880s along this trail. 

Discover the Carroll Trail

Loved by locals, it's a great place to go enjoy nature just minutes from the downtown. In the summer, consider strolling up to the Bridges Golf Course clubhouse for lunch on the patio! 

Length: 5km (loop)

Difficulty: Easy-Moderate, some very steep hills

Facilities: Parking

Trail Uses: Hiking, cycling

Primary Surface: Gravel

Location: 21 Van Street, Tillsonburg ON. Parking available.

Open:  April 30 - November 1

How can I help keep Oxford County beautiful and healthy?

Bring along your favourite reusable water bottle. Leave all places in a better state than when you arrived. Give wildlife space; even if animals do not run away from you, they may be protecting young. Provide adequate space for flora and fauna. Take in the changing terrain, stay on the path and avoid them during wet/muddy periods. If the parking lot is full at the trail you're visiting, consider coming back at a different time or choosing a different trail to avoid overuse. Finally, take only photos and leave only footprints. If you'd like to give back, you can consider purchasing a tree.

What other trails are nearby? What trails are over 5km?

Nearby trails in and around Tillsonburg include Borden Crescent, McLaughlin Way, Participark, Trans Canada Trail and Veteran’s Memorial Walkway. If you’re looking for a trail 5km or over, we have: Wildwood Trail (25km), Avon Trail (19km), Millenium Trail System (6km), Hickson Trail (9km), Roth Park (12km), Sliver Trail (5.25km), or the Trans-Canada Trail (17km). To learn more about these trails, check out our Trails and Hiking Page .

How far is this trail system from downtown Tillsonburg?

Not too far at all. It’s about a 5-minute drive from the main access point.

Where can I grab a bite nearby?

Check out Tillsonburg’s page to learn more about where to eat here .
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