Simcoe County

Since 2009, the 12 plaques of the Champlain Trail dot the landscape of Huronia’s most popular parks and trails. The plaques were selected as a snapshot of the location, facts and historical players and events from 1600 to 1650.

They commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the great explorer Samuel de Champlain as well as some events involving the Jesuits, Hurons and Étienne Brûlé. Head out on an adventure to find the plaques! On foot or by bike, enjoy the area’s magnificent vistas and natural beauty. Trail Length: 45 km.