Category Archives: Greater Toronto Area

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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

Top 10 Toronto Hiking Trails: The Best Places to Hike in Toronto

Toronto Hiking Trails

When Toronto comes to mind, you might envision towering condo buildings, endless concrete roads, and traffic jams for days. That’s not all there is to the city. There are beautiful wooded parks, trails through peaceful forests, and wildlife habitats in Toronto. You can find many places to hike in Toronto without leaving the city boundaries. […]

The Best Port Credit Parks and Trails: Beautiful Parks in Mississauga on the Waterfront

Port Credit Parks

Justin and I are fortunate enough to call Port Credit our home. We’ve lived here for several years, and we love so many things about this vibrant little village in the city. First, Port Credit is part of the city of Mississauga, but it has its own small town vibes. Second, there’s a main street […]

The Bruce Trail: Everything You Need to Know About This Legendary Ontario Trail

The Bruce Trail

When it comes to hiking in Ontario, my heart belongs to the Bruce Trail. While I’m on a journey to eventually hike the entire trail, I find myself stumbling upon those white blazes more often than I intend to. In southern Ontario, we owe a lot of our favourite places to hike to the Bruce […]

Scarborough Bluffs Hiking at Scarborough Bluffs Park and the Top of the Bluffs (Toronto)

Scarborough Bluffs Hiking

Are you ready to see some of the most beautiful views in Toronto? The Scarborough Bluffs are a hidden gem in the city offering spectacular scenery of Lake Ontario and towering, rugged cliffs. It’s possible to take a Scarborough Bluffs hiking trip. However, it’s primarily a walk in the park at the base of the […]

Rattray Marsh Conservation Area: Boardwalks, Wetlands and Birds in Mississauga

Rattray Marsh Conservation Area

Despite living down the road, I took years to discover Rattray Marsh Conservation Area. Living in Port Credit, Ontario (a village within the larger metropolis of Mississauga), I am spoiled for choice when it comes to walking paths by the lake. The Waterfront Trail is quite literally in my backyard, just a two minute trek […]