An Outdoor Trek: Walking, Hiking, and Biking
With the local area crawling with provincial parks and conservation areas, the Burlington-Oakville area is the perfect place to get your kids out of the house and exploring! Not to mention the overload of waterfalls that call the Hamilton-Niagara area home.
Whether you enjoy a relaxing afternoon walk, a hiking adventure, or a biking trip, we for sure will have a park for you to visit.
Local Provincial Parks/Conservations Areas
Bronte Creek Provincial Park – Oakville, ON
With an outdoor pool, forest trails for hiking, children’s’ playground, a barn, a campsite, and acers of land for picnics and simply running around, this park is perfect for an afternoon weekday or weekend activity.
Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area – Milton, ON
With various hiking trails, and campsites for weekend getaways, Rattlesnake Point is the perfect area to visit as it offers trails for both beginners and those looking for more of a workout!
Crawford Lake Conservation Area – Milton, ON
Connected by trail to Rattlesnake Point, Crawford Lake is a great place to first to teach your kids something new while enjoying the outdoors.
Hilton Falls Conservation Area – Campbellville, ON
Perfect for the bike-loving family, Hilton Falls has trails dedicated for bikes ONLY. With a calming river, this area is quiet and relaxing; perfect for an afternoon adventure.
Mount Nemo Conservation Area – Burlington, ON
With numerous trails to follow, natural to explore, and a killer view, Mount Nemo is a great hike for those looking for an easy afternoon trip with the family. Bring your lunch, or a snack, and relax while taking in the view.
Mountsberg Wildlife Centre – Campbellville, ON
With friendly animals at the barn and a relaxing forest walks, Mountsberg is the perfect escape for those with a young kids around, as it offers a simple, calm environment for an easy afternoon.
Local Water Falls *
- Websters Halls – Dundas, ON
- Devil’s Punch Bowl Falls – Stoney Creek, ON
- Cliffview Falls – Hamilton, ON
- Albion Falls – Hamilton, ON
- Tiffany Falls – Hamilton, ON
*All waterfalls listed are located in the Hamilton area, and are in no way an extensive list of the waterfall offered in the area.