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Description of the Area

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Brighton railway crossing with a trainBe sure to leave lots of time to visit Presqu'ile Provincial Park-one of nature's outstanding gifts. Go swimming, camping, windsurfing, diving, fishing or take in the nature programs and visit the oldest operating lighthouse on the north shore of Lake Ontario. For refreshments stop by Dougalls on the Bay located on the Trail at Harbour St. or travel a little way north to Gosport (along Ontario St. or Cedar) for some freshly caught fish at the fisheries.

  • Asphalt (on-road) and stonedust (off-road)
  • County Road 64 has paved shoulders in Brighton. As it enters into Quinte West, between the Murray Canal and Gardenville Road, there are no shoulders and some rough road conditions
  • Few service and amenities along this stretch of Trail. Stock up on refreshments at Presqu'ile Park, Dougalls on the Bay or in Gosport
  • Presqu'ile Park is a must see with its magnificent sand dunes, wetlands and a lighthouse.  Stop at Brighton's constructed wetland (HWY 64 east of Prince Edward) and learn how this wetland contributes to waste water treatment 

Local Map

Main Access Points (with parking) 

  • Presqu'ile Provincial Park - Harbour St. at Ontario St.
  • Downtown Brighton

Resources, Local Maps and Connecting Trails

Local Maps

Northumberland Tourism produces a series of brochures for visitors. Their new Outdoor Adventure Map covers geocaching, birding, fishing, hiking and water trails, looped cycling routes (see Trail Connections below), and boating.

Trail Connections

Tourism Information

How to Get there and Public Transit Information

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Greyhound Station - at GO Station
Greyhound busses are not equipped with bicycle racks. www.greyhound.ca

Contact Information

(416) 943-8080
4195 Dundas St. West - Suite 227,
Toronto, Ontario M8X 1Y4

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