Bayfield area trails around the village are being heralded by walkers, cross country runners and those who enjoy snowshoeing, for their variety and natural beauty during all four seasons of the year. The trails accommodate all skill and fitness levels and vary in length from 1 to 5 Km.

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Bayfield River Valley Trail Association offers the service of certified hike leaders, eager to get out on the trails during group hikes for all ages and interests. Some of the hikes will have an educational component to help acquaint you with our history and our natural environment. If you have questions or would like to make suggestions, contact

On the trails, be on the lookout for wildlife, such as birds, deer, squirrels, foxes and possibly coyotes. Pets need to be on a leash, to protect wildlife, as well as your pet. The terrain will be uneven, so please wear sturdy footwear and use caution.

Please be aware, these are Recreational Nature Trails, which means you could encounter amazing wildflowers, but also poison ivy. It is important to stay on the paths at all times.

To protect. yourself against ticks, mosquitos and other insects, wear protective clothing and use bug spray.

To keep the trails enjoyable for everyone, kindly adhere to the following:

  • Vehicles or bicycles are not permitted beyond designated parking areas

  • No horses, ATVs, snowmobiles and other off-road vehicles

  • No hunting (outside hunting season)

  • No fires, camping and alcohol

  • Do NOT litter and pick up behind your pets