Find a Trail – Ontario Trails – The Sulphur Springs Trail

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Sulphur Springs Trail

Located near Sulphur Springs Road (on the opposite side) is the spring that fed the Sulphur Springs Hotel’s mineral spa in the 1800’s. The waters were considered to have curative properties and hence the Hotel was a popular summer destination. The Hotel closed in 1910 due to two fires. The first point of interest is the historical Sulphur Springs fountain. As you near Sulphur Springs Road you may notice a hint of sulphur in the air. The Sulphur Springs fountain is located on the opposite side of the road.During the late 1800s, the Sulphur Springs Hotel with its mineral spa was a popular summertime destination. The sulphur waters were believed to have wondrous curative powers that attracted visitors from far and wide. The hotel closed in 1910 after two severe fires. The existing house “Deerspring”, was built on the ruins and is now privately owned. Information provided by the Dundas Valley Conservation website.

 

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