Category Archives: Parks and Protected Lands

Short Hills Provincial Park: Hiking at the Largest Park in the Niagara Region

Short Hills Provincial Park

While there are numerous trails to hike in the Niagara region, Short Hills Provincial Park is right up there with the best of them. Located in the middle of the Niagara Peninsula, Short Hills Provincial Park is 1600 acres (660 hectares). It’s the largest provincial park near Niagara Falls. The park has numerous small and […]

Mount Nemo Conservation Area: Easy Breezy Hiking Trails with Pretty Views

Mount Nemo Conservation Area

Mount Nemo Conservation Area is a protected natural space where you can enjoy some fresh air relatively close to the city. On the outskirts of Burlington, Ontario, it’s a wonderful place to go for a hike for an hour or two on your own or bringing the whole family. Although there are a few slightly […]

Rattray Marsh Conservation Area: Awesome Boardwalk Trail 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 […]