Moore Park Ravine Trail: A Peaceful Retreat to the Forest in Toronto

Moore Park Ravine Trail

You don’t need to go very far from Toronto to hike through nature, and the Moore Park Ravine Trail is an excellent example of that. I’ve highlighted some of my favourite Toronto hiking trails on this hiking blog and I’m proud that these midtown Toronto trails in this article have made the cut. Not only […]

Warden Woods and the Gus Harris Trail: The Best Hiking in Scarborough (Toronto)

Warden Woods

You might have heard about the Scarborough Bluffs, but have you heard about Warden Woods and the Gus Harris Trail? Warden Woods is another fantastic place to go hiking in Scarborough. It’s an entirely different experience from Bluffer’s Park as it’s not on Lake Ontario, but it’s a lovely park alongside a pretty little creek. […]

Glen Stewart Ravine: Toronto’s Beautiful Boardwalk Path Through the Forest

Glen Stewart Ravine Toronto

The Glen Stewart Ravine is a hidden forest escape in the middle of Toronto. For those living in the city, it’s proof that you don’t need to travel far to go on a short hike through nature. On the Glen Stewart Park Trail, there’s an expansive boardwalk across a protected forested area where you’ll quickly […]

Royal Botanical Gardens Trails: Hiking the Bridle Trail Loop in Burlington

RBG Bridle Loop Trail

You might have visited the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington and Hamilton, Ontario in the past. There are stunning gardens featuring gorgeous flowers, plants, sculptures, rock gardens, and more. Did you know that the Royal Botanical Gardens also boasts 27 km of hiking trails, too? There are numerous Royal Botanical Gardens trails in both Burlingon […]

Wahoosh Falls: A Hidden Waterfall in Mississauga, Ontario

Wahoosh Falls Mississauga

Have you heard of Wahoosh Falls? Hamilton might be the City of Waterfalls, but you don’t need to travel that far from Mississauga or Toronto to chase waterfalls. In fact, there’s a beautiful waterfall right here in Mississauga. It’s called Wahoosh Falls and it’s so easy to visit. While it doesn’t involve very much hiking, […]

Hilton Falls Conservation Area: Don’t Only Visit the Waterfall (Hike the Trails, Too!)

Hilton Falls Conservation Area

When Justin and I visited Hilton Falls Conservation Area on a weekday afternoon, it was really crowded in one place and one place only. Hilton Falls, this beautiful waterfall in Milton, happened to be swarmed with people and families. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a pretty waterfall, even if it’s only a trickle of water […]

Sixteen Mile Creek Trail in Oakville: A Magical Natural Escape in the City

Sixteen Mile Creek Trail

Sixteen Mile Creek Trail was such a pleasant surprise. While I live in the nearby village of Port Credit in Mississauga, I didn’t know if there were any good opportunities to hike “next door” in Oakville. Sure, there are lots of Conservation Halton Parks in Burlington and Milton. Credit Valley Conservation has great places to […]

Claireville Conservation Area: A Little Known Place to Hike in Brampton

Claireville Conservation Area

Claireville Conservation Area is a park managed by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. While I’ve gone hiking on several Mississauga hiking trails, I have to admit that this was my first time going hiking in Brampton. While this trail isn’t exactly in the middle of nature (there are nearby buildings and road noise on […]

Limehouse Conservation Area: Hiking, History and the Hole in the Wall

Limehouse Conservation Area

Limehouse Conservation Area is one of the best hiking trails near Toronto, nestled between Halton Hills and Georgetown, Ontario. There are a few conservation areas and hiking trails in the vicinity of Halton Hills and Georgetown: Limehouse Conservation Area, Silver Creek Conservation Area, and Terra Cotta Conservation Area. The Bruce Trail is the main hiking […]

Ball’s Falls Conservation Area: Two Pretty Waterfalls You Need to See

Balls Falls Conservation Area

Ball’s Falls Conservation Area is a beautiful place to go for a day hike in the Niagara Region that also has plenty of amazing surprises. Did you know that there’s not one, but two waterfalls? How about that the region is a ghost town, formerly known as Glen Elgin, established by the Ball family for […]