Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail


The St. Catharines section of the trail is approximately nine kilometres and stretches from East Port Weller to West Port Dalhousie. It runs through a combination of city parks and roadways to access as much of the lakefront as possible.


The Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail stretches approximately 900 kilometres from Niagara-on-the-Lake to the Quebec border, with new sections in the Niagara Region. It is a multi-use trail suitable for both cyclists and hikers. Please use caution and obey traffic laws when using roadways.

Attractions along the trail include Royal Canadian Henley Regatta course, Port Dalhousie Harbour, Lakeside Park and Carousel, Sunset Beach (formerly Municipal Beach), the Welland Canal, and Happy Rolph's Bird Sanctuary.

Hours of Operation

This trail is accessible from dawn to dusk.


Recreational Activity


Royal Canadian Henley Regatta course
Port Dalhousie Harbour
Lakeside Park
Municipal Beach
Welland Canal
Happy Rolph's Bird Sanctuary
Walking/Cycling Trail

Policies & Procedures

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