Description

A railway park in a natural setting. A partially paved, partially crushed gravel multi-use trail that links the North Simcoe Rail Trail to the Town of Penetanguishene’s Waterfront Trail. Meanders across Colepand Creek and the Wye River requiring some of the 16 historic railway bridges. The Tiny Trail offers many points of interest along the way, including views of wildlife and a historic burial ground.

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Trail Location: From Penetanguishene, follow Robert St. to Overhead Bridge Rd. which passes over trail. OR County Road 27 to Elmvale; then 3.5 Km to Cty. Rd. 6. Look on the east side of Cty. Rd.6.

Nearest Towns: Wyevale, Elmvale and Penetanguishene
Trail Length: 23 km
Difficulty: Moderate
Parking: Wyevale, Perkinsfield, Penetanguishene Pk., Con. 4 & Cty. Rd. 6, Con. 12 (Summer).
Washrooms: Elmvale, Wyevale, Perkinsfield and Penetanguishene.

Highlights:
Copeland Creek Bridges: There are 14 historic bridges on the Tiny Trail. Eleven of which can be found between the start of the trail in Penetanguishene and Concession Road 12.

North Simcoe Railway: In 1847, stagecoaches would run between Barrie and Penetanguishene and featured a tavern every 2km at which passengers could stop to rest. The North Simcoe Railway Line was built in 1878 to replace the stagecoach service, much to the dissapointment of the 37 tavern owners.

Three More Bridges: These bridges can been seen between Concession Road 3 and the southern terminus of the trail.

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