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Hiking

Hike through the natural woodland trails of Toronto and Region Conservation parks, each offering unique and exciting trail adventures for all levels. Catch a glimpse of natural wildlife, admire the beautiful flora and fauna and take in the beauty of each season.

hikingVisit Albion Hills, and experience the rolling hills of Caledon and beautiful Humber River which winds through the park. Explore the trails which wind through the beautiful Humber River valley at Boyd Conservation Area. Explore Bruce's Mill which takes its name from a restored water-powered mill on a tributary of the Rouge River. Discover the crossroads of the Niagara Escarpment and the Oak Ridges Moraine at Glen Haffy. The dense forest surrounding Heart Lake makes you feel like you're hours from the city, even though you're only minutes away! At Kortright Centre for Conservation you can experience over 16 kilometres of hiking trails - from the boardwalk through the marsh to the scenic lookout points in the forest you won't be disappointed! Guided hikes are also available year round. And Petticoat Creek Conservation Area is located on the shores of Lake Ontario, with an incredible view of the bluffs this location is one you don't want to miss!

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The following parks offer fantastic hiking opportunities. Click on the link for location and directions!

Albion Hills Conservation Area
16500 Hwy 50, 8 km north of Bolton

Boyd Conservation Area
8739 Islington Ave, 5 km north of Hwy 7

Bruce's Mill Conservation Area
3291 Stouffville Rd, 3 km east of Hwy 404.

Glen Haffy Conservation Area
19305 Airport Rd, 9 km north of Caledon East

Heart Lake Conservation Area
10818 Heart Lake Rd, 3 km north of Hwy 7

Kortright Centre for Conservation
9550 Pine Valley Drive in the City of Vaughan
click here to see the self guided tours information.

Petticoat Creek Conservation Area
1100 Whites Rd, 1 km south of Hwy 401

Rouge Park
East Toronto/Scarborough and East Markham,
from Lake Ontario to Major Mackenzie Drive
click here to see the guided hikes schedule.

Tommy Thompson Park
Foot of Leslie Street, South of Lake Shore Blvd E.

Walk the Don
Download one of the trail guides shown below and spend an afternoon enjoying the river valley!