Welcome to Trenton, Quinte West and the surrounding Quinte area! This region encompasses the beautiful Bay of Quinte, peaceful countryside, and friendly villages and cities; there is something for every family!

The Quinte Region

The Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Trenton community is located midway between Toronto and Ottawa, the two largest cities in Ontario. There are multiple municipalities and towns that form the Quinte region, including Brighton, Quinte West, Belleville, Prince Edward County, and Tyendinaga. There are various smaller communities to the North, such as Stirling, Madoc, Tweed, and Campbellford. The city of Belleville has the largest population at 55 071 (2021).

CFB Trenton is nestled in the beautiful community of Quinte West, which is widely known for the Trent-Severn Waterway. Residents and visitors of Quinte West can enjoy recreational activities such as boating, fishing, camping, and hiking to explore the many natural attractions that the community has to offer. Prince Edward County is a neighbouring community located on the southern shore of the Bay of Quinte. It is home to Sandbanks Provincial Park, which is one of the most popular provincial parks in Ontario! Visitors will find a beautiful sandy beach, great camping and scenic trails.

The Quinte region is also full of great places to shop! There is a wide selection of unique local businesses, gift shops, grocery stores and larger department stores. No matter which community you live in, you will be only a short drive away from essential stores.

Another important topic to note is the weather you can expect to experience during your time here! Over the course of a year, the temperatures can vary between -12ºC and 26ºC, rarely dipping below -22ºC or surpassing 30ºC.

The Quinte Region offers something for everyone during all seasons of the year! To explore some popular local attractions, please see the map below.

Bay of Quinte Discovery Map and Guide