Thousand Islands National Park of Canada

Jones Creek Trails

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1270 Thousand Islands Parkway (401 exit 675 or 685)

  • 12-km trail network of easy to difficult trail loops
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Lookout points
  • Scenic wetland boardwalk
  • Geocaches
Jones Creek
Jones Creek Trails
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Wolf Trail

This relatively flat hike boasts beautiful sugar maples, large white pines and an incredible array of wildflowers in the spring. Keep your eyes open for mink, beavers and coyotes.
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Trail length: 1.7 km
Trail hiking time: 40 minutes

Hawk Loop

A unique and fascinating hike showcasing the diversity of forests in Thousand Islands National Park. Enjoy views of Polly and Mud Creek while keeping your eyes open for soaring turkey vultures.
Difficulty: Moderate
Trail length: 3.9 km
Loop hiking time: 1 hour and 45 minutes

Deer Trail

Enjoy beautiful glimpses of creeks and scenic wetlands as you travel along the top of a ridge overlooking Mud Creek.
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Trail length: 1.7 km
Trail hiking time: 40 minutes

Beaver Loop

A pleasant hike around an old beaver pond along an easy trail that offers great views and the chance to spot wildlife.
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Trail length: 0.8 km
Loop hiking time: 25 minutes

Snipe Loop

From pine and oak ridges to white birch lowlands, this loop offers breathtaking views of both Jones and Mud Creek.
Difficulty: Moderate
Trail length: 4.1 km
Loop hiking time: 2 hours

Heron Loop

A picturesque trail through hemlock forest and past rare pitch pine trees to a rocky outcrop 14 metres above the Mud and Jones Creek wetlands.
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Trail length: 1.0 km
Loop hiking time: 25 minutes

Bear Loop

A more challenging climb over forested ridges and past fascinating fern-covered rock faces.
Difficulty: Moderate
Trail length: 0.9 km
Loop hiking time: 20 minutes

Eel Loop

Arelatively flat trail past century-old white pine and red oak trees with a side loop that offers a glimpse of Jones Creek and its wetlands.
Difficulty: Easy
Trail length: 0.7 km
Loop hiking time: 20 minutes

Turtle Loop

An easy loop through oak, beech and maple forests that opens briefly to reveal a forest changed dramatically by the work of industrious beavers.
Difficulty: Easy
Trail length: 0.6 km
Loop hiking time: 20 minutes