1121 Thousand Islands Parkway (401 exit 675)
GPS Coordinates: 44.4523, -75.860317
Mallorytown Landing © Parks Canada
- 2-km trail with easy and moderate hiking loops
- Visitor centre with live animals, hands-on exhibits, Aboriginal stories, children's activities
- Outdoor exhibits and artwork
- Interpretive programs
- Boat launch
- Picnic area
- Scenic river views
Smoky Fire Trail
Named in honour of the traditional Smoky Fire ceremony that took place with the Mohawks of Akwesasne at Mallorytown Landing in 2007, this trail leads past the facililties and offices that form the mainland base of Thousand Islands National Park. Planted red pines and many beautiful but exotic plant species line the trail, evidence that the area has been disturbed by humans for centuries.
Difficulty: Easy - wheelchair accessible
Trail length: 850 m
Hiking time: 20 minutes
Second-growth and successional forests are evident along this trail, which travels through what was once farmland and open fields. Significant tracts of land in the 1000 Islands region, settled and farmed by United Empire Loyalists in the late 18th century, is now returning to a more natural state.
Difficulty: Easy to moderate; partially
Trail length: 750 m
Hiking time: 15 minutes
Six Nations Trail
A short, steep climb leads across Old River Road and into a diverse mixed forest ecosystem. Exposed granite bedrock and moderate rocky ridges characterize this hike.
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Trail length: 1.1 km
Hiking time: 25 minutes