Andy & Helen Spriet Trail

The Andy and Helen Spriet Trail is owned by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). The NCC owns and manages many properties throughout Norfolk County with the purpose of conserving areas of ecological value.

A field of wildflowers on the Andy and Helen Spriet trail.

Interpretive signs along the Andy and Helen Spriet Trail describe property restoration of retired agricultural land back to natural habitat. The trail travels through Carolinian forest and restoration areas that have been planted with the seeds of 100 native plants including grasses, wildflowers, shrubs and trees. The fields are covered in wildflowers throughout the summer and fall. 

Distance: 
3km
Availability: 

This property is closed to the public from November 1st to December 20th every year, and on Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturdays from late April to the end of May to allow for hunting. Only authorized members of the Long Point Area Fish and Game Club have permission to hunt on this property.

Directions: 

This property is located 5km west of the junction of Highway 59 and Highway 24 on Norfolk County Road 60. Head south out of Simcoe on Highway 24 and continue onto Norfolk County Road 60 after the Highway 59 junction. The trailhead will be on your right.

Notes and Cautions: 

Hazards on this trail could include: poison ivy, steep grades, uneven ground, mosquitoes and ticks. Be sure to check yourself for ticks after leaving the property.

Address: 

579 Hazen Road, Port Rowan, ON N0E 1X0

Contact Name: 
Wendy Cridland
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