North Potter's Creek Conservation Area at 935 Moira Street West, Belleville ON contains approximately 7 km of trails that wind through diverse terrains such as meadows, forests, and orchards.

Explore North Potter's Creek

The area's popularity among cross-country skiers and hikers is attributed to its extensive and scenic trail network, coupled with its convenient location for Belleville residents.

Things to look for:

  • Apple orchard
  • Variety of song birds
  • Aquatic wildlife
  • Demonstration wetland

Trail Guide

Beginner Trails - 4.6 km

  • Relatively even terrain
  • Wide trail

Intermediate Trails - 2.7 km

  • Some elevation gain
  • Some steep sections
  • Uneven terrain


  • Hiking
  • Picnicking
  • Dog walking (dogs must be leashed at all times)
  • Cross country skiing and snowshoeing (trails are not groomed)
  • Nature photography
  • Birding
  • Passive Biking
    • Passive Biking is recognized by Quinte Conservation as the activity in which individuals on bicycles traverse designated trails outlined by the Authority at a leisurely pace that would not pose a danger to trail users or wildlife, and would have minimal environmental impact.
  • Parking lot
  • Portable washroom
Things to keep in mind during your visit

When visiting Quinte Conservation's areas, please make sure to:

  • Keep your pets leashed and clean up after them at all times
  • Stay on marked trails
  • Take everything with you, including your pet's waste – there are no garbage bins
  • Never remove natural items 

Please note: 

  • Overnight camping is not allowed
  • Alcohol is not allowed
  • Campfires are not allowed
Cross-country trails and motorized vehicles

The cross-country skiing trails are not groomed and motorized vehicles are not permitted outside of designated parking areas.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • All-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes
  • Motorized or electric bikes
  • Snowmobiles
  • Cars and SUVs
  • Motorized aerial devices such as drones
North Potter's Creek trail
Guided Audio Hike
North Potter's Creek Trail Map
Trail Map
Potter's Creek Avenza Mobile Map QR Code
Avenza Mobile Map


You must pay to park at this conservation area. There is a daily parking pass that you can use between areas. A daily pass is valid on the day of purchase between 6 am to 8 pm. Yearly parking passes are also available. Visit our parking page to learn more. 

See an issue?

Help us keep our outdoor spaces clean and our wildlife safe! Please report a non-emergency issue or a concern.

Girl and mother washing their hands in a sink

Potter's Creek Conservation Area wins Best of the Bay

Potter's Creek Conservation Area won the 2022 Best Trail and Best Geocaching Location under the Regionscape category