Length – 18 km (one way)
90% park path
10% roads, crossings, detours
Elevation – Mostly follows the river in a gradual slope, with one hill—yes, only one medium sized climb.
Terrain – Smooth asphalt for the majority of the middle section, with some crushed stone and gravel at each end of the path; also some boardwalks and bridges.
Skill – Easy
Traffic – Nice weekends are busy, with the typical users of Park trails.
Maps – A map is found at the trailhead and there are signs on the trail; there are no signs where the trail splits.
Facilities – Washrooms are located in Newmarket Park and at two Aurora Park centres; places to eat can be found in Newmarket.
Highlights – Old Newmarket, bridges, locks, and wetlands; enjoy carved wooden statues and wildlife.
Trail Fee – Free
Phone – None
Access – There are numerous entry points; refer to map for parking locations.