Category Archives: Hiking

Day Tripping: Hendrie Valley Sanctuary

Hike one of RBG’s most diverse trail systems. The Royal Botanical Gardens is located in Burlington on Plains Road near Hamilton. It’s a great place explore with several beautiful gardens. The RBG also has more than 27 kilometers of walking … Continue reading

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Day Tripping: It’s the Season of the Frog at Conservation Areas

Hear the call of the frog this month. Did you know April is the month when the frogs, toads and salamanders come out to play? There are several conservation area parks that are featuring guided hikes that will help you … Continue reading

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Love Gone Wild: Adult Only Hike at Bronte Creek Provincial Park

A Valentine’s Day inspired hike for adults. Intrigued? So are we! The hike starts at 7pm sharp this Saturday, February 9, 2013. Meeting place is the Park’s Store near the ice rink – don’t forget your skates, as you’ll have … Continue reading

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Rouge Park Guided Walks in the Park

Guided walks are scheduled for January and February. Join a guided walk at Rouge Park to discover nature and wildlife – there’s something for everyone: wildlife sightings, quiet nature walks, and fitness challenges. For more information about the walks and … Continue reading

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Owl Prowl (Adult Night) at Mountsberg Conservation Area

Quick register now for this popular event. Mountsberg Conservation Area is offering their popular winter Owl Prowl program again. Enjoy prowling the trails at night for owls while learning lots of information on our native Ontario owls. Pre-registration is required. … Continue reading

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Day Tripping: Visit the Kortright Centre

Discover the Kortright Centre’s beautiful trails, environment education and much more. Situated on 324 hectares of beautiful woodlands, the Kortright Centre for Conservation is located just 10 minutes north of Toronto in Woodbridge. As Ontario’s premier environmental and renewable energy … Continue reading

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Day Tripping: Spectacular Ontario Escarpment Fall Views & Hikes

Two great locations in Halton to view the changing of the season. If you’re looking for some easy trails to enjoy the fall weather and colours, then head to Milton, Ontario for some spectacular views from the Niagara Escarpment. We … Continue reading

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Free Nature Walks at the RBG

Great chance to explore the RBG for free! Every Sunday afternoon from October 7, 2012 to December 30, 2012, the Royal Botanical Garden (RBG) is hosting free guided “Back To Nature Walks” at select locations. Keep an eye out for … Continue reading

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Day Tripping: It’s Bruce Trail Day on Sunday

The annual Bruce Trail Day is Sunday, September 30, 2012 and it celebrates Canada’s oldest and longest footpath. Each Bruce Trail Club will host a free-guided hike and family activities. Did you know, the Bruce Trail was first started 50 … Continue reading

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Day Tripping: Explore Tommy Thompson Park

A unique urban wilderness just minutes from downtown Toronto. Tommy Thompson Park is a wildlife haven along Toronto’s waterfront. You would never believe this park, stretching 5 kilometres into Lake Ontario, is an entirely man-made peninsula. One of the best … Continue reading

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