Port Stanley north along Kettle Creek to St. Thomas and west along Dodd Creek to connect with Thames Valley Trail at Southdel Drive. List of access points on NOTICES page.
Referenced from Hwy. 401: Take exit 177 south and proceed on Highway 4 to Port Stanley, Ontario. After entering the village of Port Stanley turn right at the first traffic light, cross the bridge, follow the road ahead and turn left at the next intersection (William Street) towards the beach on Lake Erie.
The trail starts at the beach, next to Mackie’s Restaurant, look for the two “Post People Hikers”. Paid beach parking is in force in Port Stanley and rates and hours change frequently. See Paid beach parking in Port Stanley for latest rates.
Many access points are available west of Hwy. 4 on all cross roads south of St. Thomas, Ontario i.e. Southdale Line, John Wise Line, Mellor Rd, Sparta Line. The Shaw’s side trail veering off to the right on the map ends at Shaw’s Ice Cream and the side trail markers are blue.