Thomas Ingersoll Scenic Trail, Ingersoll

This beautiful walk brings you from the Ingersoll Cheese Museum into downtown Ingersoll.

Discover the Thomas Ingersoll Scenic Trail

This trail extends from the Cheese Museum on Plank Line to the Gazebo in downtown Ingersoll. Trail users will go through Centennial Park, walk by the Creative Arts Centre and Victoria Park Community Centre, enjoy the beauty of Smiths Pond, enter Memorial Park and be able to relax in the Gazebo at the end of the trail.

Trail maps are posted in the Gazebo and at the Canterbury St. entrance to Smith’s Pond Park.

Length: 2.5 km

Difficulty and Trail Surface: Easy, family, wheelchair
This trail is paved and fairly flat with a couple of small hills heading up and down from Canterbury Street.

Facilities: Parking

Trail Uses: Walking, dog-walking, cycling, cross-country skiing

Access Locations:

1. Ingersoll Cheese Museum, Plank Line

2. Wellington St (west side), north of Victoria Community Centre

Contact: Ingersoll Recreation Trail Committee: (519) 425-1181

How can I help keep Oxford County beautiful and healthy?

On trails, please remember to clean up after yourself. Provide adequate space for flora and fauna. Even if animals do not run away from you, they may be protecting young. Finally, take only photos and leave only footprints. If you'd like to give back, you can consider purchasing a tree.

What other trails are nearby?  What other trails are over 5km?

Nearby you can check out the John Lawson Nature Trail (5 minutes drive away, 2.75km), Trillium Woods (10-minute drive away, 1km) or the Lawson Nature Tract (9-minute drive away, 2km). For trails over 5km, check out The Great Trail in Tillsonburg (17km), The Hickson Trail (9km), Roth Park (6.75km), Wildwood Conservation Area (25km), Avon Trail (19km) or the Rotary Trail (5.9km). 

Is there a place to lock up my bike if I want to check out downtown Ingersoll?

Absolutely! Ingersoll is a certified bike-friendly town with plenty of places to lock up in the downtown, a spot by the gazebo to pump up soft tires and several certified bike-friendly businesses that stock our Ride Oxford map as well as water and more for cyclists.

Where can I grab a bite nearby?

We recommend checking out The Olde Bakery Cafe for a light lunch in downtown Ingersoll or checking out one of these other local stops.

Contact Information

Ingersoll Recreation Trail Committee
125 Centennial Ln, Ingersoll, ON


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