FALLS AND CONSERVATION AREAS
Gorgeous Falls of Hamilton and Conservation Areas near Toronto
Albion Falls is the premier waterfall with two viewing platforms. If you live near Toronto or mind to travel around, you should definitely visit Albion Falls. It’s a great place for family and friends.
According to their website, rocks from the Albion Falls area were used in the construction of the Royal Botanical Gardens’ Rock Garden.
For those who are craving for fresh air and walking in the forest Hilton Falls Conservation Area is a great place to consider. Here you can find hiking trails, try mountain biking or trail running.
According to the website, you’ll also find history here when you see the old Mill Ruins. Hilton Falls is an outdoors experience conveniently located near the 401. You’ll feel recharged after a walk in the forest.
In Ball’s Falls Conservation Area you can spend your weekend, special event or even a storybook wedding day. Whether you live near Toronto or came just to visit this place, you won’t be disappointed.
As stated on their website, you will discover that Ball’s Falls has been lovingly maintained to its early mid 19th century industrial hamlet atmosphere featuring the original Ball family home, an operating flour mill, a lime kiln, a church, black smith shop, carriage shed, and more.
Kelso Conservation Area
Over 1000 square kilometers of land with 17 flowing creeks and 26 kilometers of Lake Ontario shoreline you will find the Kelso Conservation Area. It’s a perfect place for nature lovers. Here you can enjoy a long walk through vigorous forests and see clean streams.
As stated on their website, there is a little something for everyone here at Kelso. Not only is Kelso beautiful to visit (you should see how the escarpment changes in each season), but there is also so much to do: camping, picnicking, mountain biking, a ski hill, stand-up paddle boards, swimming, and even movies under the stars!
Smokey Hollow Waterfall
Smokey Hollow Waterfall is also known as Grindstone, Waterdown or Great Falls. However it is still the same 10 meters tall waterfall near Toronto. Spend your day hiking through the forest trails and finish your journey on a viewing platform beside the waterfall.
Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area
Rattlesnake Point is perfect in any season. In this conservation area near Toronto you can spend the whole day, walking the trails, seeing the turkey, ecological rarities like the thousand year old cedar and many more interesting things.
According to their website, here you can camp under the stars; find the constellations. Get out of the gym and rock climb on a cliff face, stretch out your stress during Yoga in the Park, or enjoy a day hike with your family and friends in the great outdoors close to home.
Terra Cotta Conservation Area
Terra Cotta is a 485 acres conservation area with a unique natural environment. Here you can enjoy the natural beauty and even might see white-tailed deer or hear a pileated woodpecker.
As stated on their website, Terra Cotta is a trail lover’s paradise. A variety of trails take visitors past the forests, fields, lakes and ponds of the Niagara Escarpment surroundings and let you experience natural settings, so close to urban and rural developments.
Forks of the Credit Provincial Park
Forks of the Credit Provincial Park is an amazing place for those who want to escape from a busy city and enjoy their day in nature. Here you can take a walk on various trails, have a picnic with friends and family, and go fishing.
According to their website, there are numerous trails throughout the park – Bruce trail, Dominion trail, Kettle trail, Meadow trail, Trans Canada trail. Horseback riding is permitted on the Trans Canada trail only.
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