Explore Nature through Unique Activities

If you’re looking to explore nature through unique transportation methods, the Elora Cataract Trailway is the place for you! Sections of this 47-kilometre trail can be used for activities like snowmobiling, dog sledding and horseback riding.

This is a multi-use trail and visitors should follow trail signage and seasonal restrictions.


Snowmobiling is allowed on the Trailway, in season. This activity is available from Station Road in Hillsburgh though to 10th Line in Erin. Participants must have a current Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) permit. The trail is only open for snowmobiling when OFSC allows.

Snowmobile access is provided through agreement with OFSC’s Hillsburgh Snow Roamers who maintain the Trailway during the winter season.

Dog Sledding

Dog sledding is allowed on the Trailway, as winter conditions permit. This activity is available from Winston Churchill Boulevard to Cataract Road.

Horseback Rider

Horseback riding is allowed on sections of the trailway between Fergus and Cataract, except between March 15 to May 31.

Review the map.

Use of the Trailway

Trail users should follow all posted signage. You must have the required activity permits to access the trailway. Those who do not comply may be subject to fines.

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