The Best Spots To Go Hiking Near Toronto

Explore trails that lead you to gorgeous heights, bridges, and waterfalls!

With the temperature slowly rising, we’re that much closer to spring. Hiking is a great way to be active and see the beautiful landscapes Ontario has to offer. Whether you’re braving the winter or waiting for spring, these hiking spots near Toronto will have you ready to grab your boots and get moving.
 

Dundas Peak

This spot in Hamilton features gorgeous waterfalls that will make you wonder “am I really in Ontario right now!?” on top of that, you can reach incredible heights with a view that overlooks stunning scenery.
 

Bruce Peninsula National Park

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Bruce Peninsula National Park is a bit more of a trek to get to, but it’s totally worth it. While you’re out there exploring, you’ll be surrounded by gorgeous clear waters, rocky trails and caves.
 

Scenic Caves Conservation Area

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In this spot, you’re bound to come across all kinds of interesting views. One of the best is crossing the hikes long, narrow bridge.
 

Belfountain Conservation Area

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If you’re in Toronto and looking to explore, this is a nearby hike you have to go on at least once. Grab your friends, your dog, or go on your own and check out this adventurous trails lengthly bridges, tall trees and flowing rivers.
 

Mono Cliffs Provincial Park

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Grab your boots, pack your backpack and take a trip on this beautiful trail! You’ll find yourself in nooks between rocks while looking up at the surrounding trees you can never get enough of.
 

Mount Nemo

Believe it or not, you don’t have to travel that far to find a beautiful hike near the city! Mount Nemo is only a 45 minute drive away, and is seriously underrated. The trail is perfect for day trips and is an easier hike to tackle. Don’t forget to check out the small cave system and abandoned quarry!

 
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