Kudos to the Friends of Laura Secord on the completion of their trail, the bridge and final stretch is in the Short Hills Park and the Laura Secord Trail is now part of the Trans Canada Trail system.

Trail Courtesy

The trails system at Short Hills Park welcomes horseback riders, hikers and cyclists. Please note that each of the seven established trails is designated as either shared use (horses, cyclists, and hikers), hikers and physically challenged, or hikers only. Please refrain from using trails not designated for your form of transportation.

Some Guidelines for a Pleasant Visit
Short Hills Provincial Park is classified as a non operating park. This means admission is free, but there are few amenities. Visitors are asked to respect the rules of the park. These are:

  • The park is open 7 days a week. The park closes at 10 p.m. each day and reopens at sunrise.
  • Camping is not permitted in the park. No cooking fires or campfires are allowed in the park
  • Alcoholic beverages are not to be consumed in the park or parking lots
  • Motorized vehicles including trail bikes are not allowed in the park
  • Dogs are welcome in the park but must be kept on a leash
  • Visitors pets must not defecate on pathways in the park
  • Cutting or removal of trees or plants is not permitted
  • Please carry out what you carry in. Trash barrels are located at each parking lot.
  • Visitors are asked to remain on established trails.