Best Hiking Apps: GPS & Trail Apps You Need to Use

Best Hiking Apps

The best hiking apps can make your hiking trip a lot easier, safer, and more fun. There’s nothing wrong with bringing some technology with you into the great outdoors. While a good old fashioned map and compass are always the top choices for safety purposes, these top trekking apps will have you planning and navigating […]

Scotsdale Farm: Fantastic Halton Hiking Trails on the Bruce Trail

Scotsdale Farm

Scotsdale Farm is one of the prettiest places to immerse yourself in nature near Georgetown, Ontario. It’s a heritage farm that’s home to some of the best Halton hiking trails. These Halton trails are also managed by the Bruce Trail Conservancy. The trails at Scotsdale Farm consist of the main Bruce Trail and several side […]

TJ Dolan Natural Area: Beautiful Hiking Trails in Stratford

TJ Dolan Natural Area

TJ Dolan Natural Area is one of the best places to go hiking in Stratford, Ontario. The paths along the Avon River in downtown Stratford are picturesque, but the T.J. Dolan Natural Area is a bit of a hidden gem. It’s close enough to the hustle and bustle of town, but far removed enough that […]

Erindale Park Trails: Amazing Hiking and Nature in Mississauga

Erindale Park

Erindale Park is a beautiful park in Mississauga, Ontario with many hiking trails along the Credit River. As one of Mississauga’s most popular parks, I was surprised to find that there’s not much clear information about the Erindale Park trails online. As the park is only a short drive from my home, I set out […]

The Great Trail: The Longest Hiking Trail in the World

The Great Trail

The Great Trail is the longest hiking trail in the world, and it’s right here in Canada. You can walk, hike, run, cycle, cross-country ski, and even paddle on the longest trail in Canada (and longest trail on earth). Also known as the Trans Canada Trail, the Great Trail was 25 years in the making […]

Snowshoeing in Toronto: The Best Winter Hiking Near Toronto

Snowshoeing in Toronto

There are lots of places to go snowshoeing in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area that will keep you active and outdoors all winter long. Toronto winter hiking opportunities are plentiful, whether you wear sturdy hiking boots or a pair of snowshoes. You’ll find that snowshoes will help you trek through deep snow and even […]

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park in Winter: How to Plan a Hiking Trip

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park Winter

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park in winter is equally amazing as a visit in the other seasons. You might be a little more limited in terms of the places you can hike, depending on how skilled or adventurous you are. Sleeping Giant, Thunder Bay, and Northwest Ontario put on quite a show in the winter: a […]

Pinery Provincial Park in Winter: Hiking, Skiing, Yurts and More

Pinery Provincial Park Winter

Pinery Provincial Park in winter is a magical wonderland with lots of opportunities for outdoor fun. You can still go hiking, stay in a yurt overnight, car camp, discover winter sports like snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, and even visit the beach. Okay, a trip to the beach might not exactly be the same as in […]

Best Niagara Hiking Trails: Most Amazing Hiking in Niagara Region

Niagara Hiking Trails

These Niagara hiking trails feature beautiful scenery, intriguing landscapes, and interesting places to explore. If you think that Niagara region is all about that one famous waterfall and that’s it, you need to read this blog post. There are so many brilliant natural features all over Niagara, and I won’t even mention that certain waterfall […]