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Lovely trail

I have wanted to walk this trail for the past few years each time I have visited my daughter and... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Largs, United Kingdom
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Scenic views right in the city!

Easy to get to, and a beautiful walk, ride or run! I use it for all three, year round. Great for... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Shaune L
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The SC Johnson Trail runs 14 kilometres (9 miles) between Paris and Brantford. It travels through farm fields, rare prairie grasslands and provides several scenic vistas overlooking the Grand River. The trail is finished with stone dust and has some...more
Parkside Drive, Brantford, Ontario N3T, Canada
+1 519-621-2761
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

I have wanted to walk this trail for the past few years each time I have visited my daughter and family in a Brantford. Today I finally got to do it. It is a lovely walk which is well maintained along the way. There are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pat1ricia
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Easy to get to, and a beautiful walk, ride or run! I use it for all three, year round. Great for exercise...a stroll...or just some fresh air. Benches are located along the pathway. What would be ideal is the installation of a source for clean...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shaune L
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Great trails with a beautiful view of the Grand River. Lots of nature.. deer birds and many other wildlife encounters. All paved trails for your biking or blading needs :)

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Supervic_0000
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a great trail for a stroll. The surface is easy for walking but can be biked. The views of the Grand River are spectacular, especially when the foliage is minimal. It's a good trail for solo hikers or families.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Travellers195
Reviewed April 2, 2018

I travel these trails on a regular basis and it truly is a great place to spend time outdoors whether your walking or riding a bike

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank kimpastorius
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Another fine trail to be explored by hikers, cyclists and birders and, in the winter, snowshoers. The trail runs a loop, around 16 kilometres, which brings you close to the Grand River. I accessed this trail recently from Waterworks Park and walked towards Wilkes Dam....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KathleenR_28
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

SC Johnson trail is cool and the dam is nice to look at lots of fishing there and you could take a bicycle tour through it. Didn't stay for long.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank natashaangeline
Reviewed July 26, 2017

My wife and I rode this trail on a sunny afternoon from Paris to Brantford and back. We have 28mm wide street tires and they would knife into sections of sand that had accumulated from water flow. This could easily cause a cyclist to crash....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Peter P
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

For many years, we have enjoyed walking the trails in Brantford. They are safe, enjoyable and well kept. For anyone who wants to enjoy nature, keep fit or spend some quality family time, I fully reccommend our trails.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Tracy P
Reviewed February 13, 2017

We walk or bike this trail 5 to 6 times a week. You see a variety of wildlife, the river is continually in view and it makes for a quiet but invigorating experience.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Larrycheryl H
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Harjot G
March 17, 2018|
Response from KathleenR_28 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there, if you're accessing the trail from Waterworks Park, there is no fee for parking.
September 24, 2015|
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Response from Romsroms | Reviewed this property |
thank you! that makes sense.