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 […]

Top 10 Mississauga Hiking Trails: The Best Walking Trails in Mississauga

Mississauga Hiking Trails

Did you know that there are some incredible Mississauga hiking trails to visit that don’t involve leaving the city at all? There are so many lists online that talk about the best hikes in Mississauga. And then…the hikes aren’t even in Mississauga! I don’t want to write about hiking in Burlington, Milton, Campbellville, or anywhere […]

Meadowvale Conservation Area: Mississauga Trails on the Credit River

Meadowvale Conservation Area

The Meadowvale Conservation Area might not be the biggest park in the area, but it’s one of the best places to go hiking in Mississauga. While much of Mississauga is urban sprawl or a seemingly endless suburbia, there are a few natural spaces where you can go for a hike in the city. Meadowvale Conservation […]

Riverwood Conservancy: Beautiful Mississauga Gardens and Hiking Trails

Riverwood Conservancy Mississauga

Can you believe that I’ve lived in Mississauga for years and didn’t know that Riverwood Conservancy existed? Perhaps you also live in the GTA and haven’t heard of it before. It’s a peaceful sanctuary in the heart of the city where you can easily get a dose of nature without having to travel very far. […]

Dundas Valley Conservation Area: Hiking the Dundas Valley Trails

Dundas Valley Conservation Area

The Dundas Valley Conservation Area is one of my all time favourite places to go hiking. I am from the town of Dundas (now part of the city of Hamilton), and I used to live really close to these Dundas Valley trails. I have so many memories of hiking here when I was a kid. […]