For those who are willing to trek about an hour outside of the city, you will be greeted by spectacular nature views, and wildlife, sharing the natural experience with the adventurous types. Make sure you pack a hearty lunch. Here are our favourite conservation areas to hike and explore as the weather warms up.
Elora Gorge Trail
One of the most beautiful and spectacular natural areas in the Grand River valley. With the Grand River flowing right through it, Elora Gorge provides amazing opportunities to hike, camp, or a picnic lunch. Photographers rejoice!
The Bruce Trail
This is a massive trail that follows the Niagara Escarpment, reaching over 800km. With awe-inspiring views, its closest access point to Toronto is just outside of Milton.
The Millennium Trail
Travelling through the Millennium Trail is vivid. Passing by farmer’s fields and creeks, this former railway has been converted into a multi-purpose trail, home to various wildlife like frogs, turtles, beavers, and birds. Perfect for cyclists, hikers, and runners.
Niagara Parks Commission Trails
Stretching along side the beautiful Niagara River, there is a dedicated path from Fort George to Old Fort Erie. Nearby to award-winning wineries and superb historical attractions, this is your local getaway!
Home to one of Ontario’s most stunning waterfalls, and some incredible vistas. With incredible lookout spots, you can see for miles over the valley. Make a day of it and experience the magnificence.