Grand Valley Trail (GTVA)

Canada Canada

Worth knowing

The Grand Valley Trail runs for a length of 277 kilometers through Canada.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as easy and it usually takes 14 days to walk the Grand Valley Trail.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are self-sufficient.
But at irregular intervals (at least every few days) there is the possibility to buy food.
This needs to be planned accordingly and it can only be recommended to contact the aid stations and check the opening hours.

You can stay overnight in unmanaged huts, in guesthouses/hotels along the way and on campsites.

Wild camping is not allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Grand Valley Trail

277 km
Elevation gain
2.000 m
Elevation loss
1.700 m
Highest Point
499 m
Lowest Point
Grand River / 175 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
277 km
2.000 m
1.700 m
499 m
Grand River
175 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Grand Valley Trail
  • in unmanaged huts
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
  • on campsites
Solitude on the Grand Valley Trail
Moderate contact with other people and only occasionally with settlements

The best time to hike the Grand Valley Trail is:


Arrival to the Grand Valley Trail

You will arrive via Lester B. Pearson International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Taxi. Duration approx. 2 hours.

Departure from the Grand Valley Trail

Departure is via Lester B. Pearson International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Taxi / Zug. Takes about 2 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Grand Valley Trail

What else you should know about the Grand Valley Trail

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