ST. THOMAS & CENTRAL ELGIN
The Great Trail (formerly Trans Canada Trail) is the longest recreational trail in the world, and offers a wide range of activities through a variety of landscapes – urban, rural and wilderness, along greenways, waterways and roadways.
The Trail runs through St. Thomas with various points of interest.
The Talbot Trail is historically-significant overland route completed in the 1820s. The trail extends from Windsor to Fort Erie, with sections following Highway 3.
The building of the route was overseen by Colonel Thomas Talbot. Its original intent was to provide a continuous land route for settlers and military personnel between the Niagara region and Amherstburg, aiding in the development of the Talbot Settlement.