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    Hiking on the trail in the winter

    New 2017 Trail Map

    Look for a copy of the updated 2017 trail map at Town facilities around Halton Hills. In it you will find updated trail routes, new highlight locations to discover and new photography to inspire your next trail adventure. Walk, bike, hike or jog a trail in your neighbourhood today! Can’t wait for a printed copy? PDF download here (4MB).

    Halton Hills offers a range of trail experiences and places to explore. The Bruce Trail is found within the Niagara Escarpment lands and offers over 30 km of hiking trails through this protected landscape. Municipal trails provide opportunities to explore your local neighborhood and discover nearby natural areas, parks and gardens.

    Trails Book Cover
    Halton Hills Trails Map

    • Features & Destinations
    • Learn about local wildlife and plants
    • See trails, terrain and level of difficulty
    • and more!

    Download Trail Map Now!

     

    Experience all of the Benefits of Hiking

    Improve Your Health
    Hiking is an activity that everyone can enjoy regardless of his or her fitness level. A regular brisk, walking routine can greatly reduce your chances of heart problems and offers numerous benefits including muscle toning, bone density, improved circulation, weight loss, keeping joints mobile and flexible, easing digestion and lowering blood pressure.

    Connect With Others
    Joining a hiking group is a great way to be active and meet new people with similar interests. Create fun for the whole family! Spending quality time together on a trail can provide the opportunity to really get to know one another.

    Overall Well Being & Mental Health
    Refresh your mind by hiking through natural surroundings. The escape that the trails provide can have a positive effect on your stress level, revitalizing your mind, reducing fatigue and increasing your energy.

    Nature Appreciation
    Trails offer the opportunity to learn about and experience nature. Investigate all the beauty that exists right in your own backyard.


    Trail Etiquette

    • Walking Trails in Wooded AreasStay on marked trails. Follow the signage that will guide you safely along the pathway.
    • Keep to the right. This allows others to travel by you safely.
    • Trails are a great place for you to exercise with your pet. Please keep all pets on a leash and be sure to clean up anything left behind.
    • Please place garbage in receptacles provided. Garbage bins are located at entrance and exit points.
    • Do not disturb plants or wildlife.
    • Please be cautious of poison ivy.
    • Respect the privacy of neighbouring residents.
    • Enjoy cycling and in-line skating on our paved trails, but be sure to wear protective gear and always yield to pedestrians. When passing, provide a sound to let others know that you are moving past.
    • Motorized vehicles are not allowed on any trail.


    Links & Resources

    Bruce Trail
    1-800-665-4453
    www.brucetrail.org

    Conservation Halton
    905-336-1158
    www.conservationhalton.on.ca

    Credit Valley Conservation
    905-670-1615
    www.creditvalleycons.com

    Hamlet of Glen Williams Side Trail
    http://townholler.blogspot.ca/2010/01/20092010-glen-williams-town-hall-board.html

    Niagara Escarpment
    905-877-5191
    www.escarpment.org

    Halton Hills Cycling Map (.pdf)
    Halton Hills Farm Tours Map (.pdf)

     

     


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