Yarmouth Natural Heritage Area: Explore a Beautiful Wetland in Sparta

Yarmouth Natural Heritage Area

Yarmouth Natural Heritage Area was such an amazing surprise when I visited. I’d rank this one as one of the best places to hike in Elgin County, Ontario. There’s over 250 acres of forests and wetlands that’s home to many species of plants and birds. Some of this area is naturalized and some has hiking […]

Best Walking Trails in St Thomas Ontario on Trans Canada Trail

Walking trails in St Thomas Ontario

There are so many wonderful walking trails in St Thomas Ontario because the spectacular Trans Canada Trail (formerly known as The Great Trail) runs right through town. The Trans Canada Trail is the world’s largest continuous trail system that extends right across Canada. While you could easily spend the day walking the entire Trans Canada […]

Apps Mill Nature Centre: Beautiful Hiking Trails in Brantford

Apps Mill Nature Centre Brantford

Apps Mill is a conservation area, operated by the Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) and it’s one of the best places to go hiking in Brantford, Ontario. On this 266 acre property (107 hectares), you’ll discover mature forests and peaceful meadows with serene views of Whitemans Creek. It’s a wonderful place to wander through the […]

Downloadable Hiking Guides & Exclusive Perks: Introducing the Ontario Hiking Patreon!

Ontario Hiking Patreon

When I started this hiking blog, I had no idea that it would grow and flourish into the blog and community that it is today. I create detailed hiking guides with photos, video, and maps to help you get out there and explore more of Ontario with ease. The Ontario Hiking Facebook community has grown […]

15 Best Hamilton Hiking Trails: The Ultimate Hamilton Hiking Guide

Hamilton Hiking Trails

If you’re looking for the best Hamilton hiking trails, you’re in luck. I grew up in the Hamilton area (in the town of Dundas), so I spent much of my childhood and teenage years exploring hiking trails in Hamilton. Even though I’ve moved away from Dundas, I find myself returning to the Hamilton area quite […]

Presqu’ile Provincial Park: Amazing Hiking and Beaches on Lake Ontario

Presquile Provincial Park

Presqu’ile Provincial Park is a beautiful park with some of the best hiking trails in the Bay of Quinte. The park is only five minutes from the town of Brighton, and it’s a great place to go hiking from Cobourg, Belleville, Prince Edward County, or even Peterborough and Kingston. After reading this hiking blog post, you’ll […]

Princess Point Trails in Hamilton: How to Hike at the Royal Botanical Gardens

Princess Point in Hamilton

The Princess Point trails in Hamilton, Ontario are a fabulous place to go hiking on the waterfront. You’ll enjoy brilliant views of Cootes Paradise on the way, as well as some forest treks on the outskirts of Westdale. The hiking trails at Princess Point are part of the Royal Botanical Gardens trail system. I’m going […]

Hockley Valley Provincial Park: The Ultimate Hiking Guide

Hockley Valley Provincial Park

Hockley Valley Provincial Park is one of those places that you’ll be thinking about visiting again while you’re still there. It’s that amazing! There are several hiking trails at Hockley Valley Provincial Nature Reserve that form three loop trails. The scenery is so beautiful, and dare I say…magical! If you visit in the middle to […]

Rockwood Conservation Area: Explore Caves, Ruins & Beautiful Lookouts

Rockwood Conservation Area

Rockwood Conservation Area near Guelph, Ontario, is one of the most interesting places that I’ve gone hiking in a long time. While it’s not the longest hiking trail in the world, this intriguing conservation area makes for a great outing for people of all ages, including families with kids. Rockwood Conservation Area is one of […]

Robert Edmondson Conservation Area: A Little Known Hiking Trail You’ll Love

Robert Edmondson Conservation Area

Robert Edmondson Conservation Area might be a shorter hiking trail in Halton region, but it’s a hidden gem that you won’t want to miss. It’s a relatively flat and easy trail, but it has many makings of a memorable adventure outdoors: a pretty body of water, a wooden boardwalk, and perhaps some wildflowers (depending on […]