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Tommy Thompson Park


Toronto’s Urban Wilderness Located on the Toronto waterfront, Tommy Thompson Park is a unique urban wilderness minutes from downtown. The park is located on a man-made peninsula, known as the Leslie Street Spit, which extends five km into Lake Ontario… Continue Reading →

Grand Valley Park


Located along the West Duffins Creek, this 12.7 km trail is home to a number of historic hunting and fishing routes along the creek. Tricky climbs and tracts of varying difficulty make this a great place for hiking and cross… Continue Reading →

Kawartha Lakes Victoria Forest Somerville Tract


Somerville Tract comprised 3,420 hectares of mixed forest property . There are three trail loops covering a variety of terrain including pine plantations, wetlands, hardwoods and rock outcrops. Somerville Tract offers many kilometres of double track. The rolling cottage roads… Continue Reading →

Mono Cliffs Provincial Park


•Mono Cliffs is located on the picturesque Bruce Trail •Numerous hiking trails throughout the park •Diversity of ferns and cedars •Walk through a canyon on the spillway trail or past 30 meter cliffs on the cliff top trail Enjoy the… Continue Reading →

Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area


Experience nature’s gifts at Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area, as you walk along the forest trails, zip your way through the high tree canopy, and taste the sweet maple syrup during the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival. Children and the young at… Continue Reading →

Milne Dam Conservation Area


This 123-hectare (305-acre) park is the largest Markham park. It is bound by thick forest on the southern and eastern edges, with the Rouge River through the middle. The 2.3 kilometres of trails are suitable for walking, jogging and cycling…. Continue Reading →

Goodwood Conservation Area


The Oak Ridges Moraine is a unique geographical formation that stretches from the Niagara Escarpment in the Town of Caledon, eastward to the Trent River watershed, east of Peterborough. The Moraine passes through some of the most beautiful countryside in… Continue Reading →

Bowmanville/Westside Marshes Conservation Area


The Bowmanville/Westside Marshes Conservation Area hosts 2 Provincially Significant wetlands, 1.5 km of trails, 2 viewing platforms and interpretative signage for visitors to enjoy. 80 hectares containing two provincially significant coastal wetlands * wildlife habitat areas that are important to… Continue Reading →

McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve


In 1990, General Motors of Canada Limited celebrated the construction of their new “green” Canadian Corporate Headquarters as well as the creation of the McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve. Named after the automakers’ founder, Col. Sam McLaughlin, the Reserve has become… Continue Reading →

Thickson’s Woods


Thickson’s Woods is the last remnant of old-growth white pines on the north shore of Lake Ontario. Once reserved for masts of sailing ships of the British Royal Navy, the towering pines provide a vital resting place for countless migrating… Continue Reading →

Lynde Shores Conservation Area


Established in 1972, the 272-hectare Lynde Shores Conservation Area, together with the adjacent Cranberry West Tract (40 hectares) is well known for its wildlife viewing opportunities. Including both Lynde Creek Marsh and Cranberry Marsh, the Lynde Shores Conservation Area provides… Continue Reading →

Forks Of The Credit Provincial Park


Forks of the Credit is on the famous Bruce Trail. The park features the excitement of the Credit River, as it narrows and rushes through a deep gorge, plunging over a falls. Geological features that were deposited or carved out… Continue Reading →

Dunsford Nature Trail


The Dunsford Nature Trail is a recently built trail on a converted railway line and it extends 2.5 km from Dunsford to Verulam Concession Road II. The Dunsford Nature Trail starts out on the old railway bed right near the… Continue Reading →

Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area


Rattlesnake Point is one of the most beautiful places in Ontario: spend the day there in any season and you’ll see what we mean. You’ll see the turkey vultures soaring over the escarpment from Buffalo Crag look-out point, and interesting… Continue Reading →

Rockwood Conservation Area


Towering limestone cliffs, caves and glacial potholes, including one of the world’s largest, are a few of the natural wonders at Rockwood. You can view them from hiking trails on both sides of the Eramosa River or in a rented… Continue Reading →

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