Explore Canada’s great landscapes

Here are six day trip ideas to help you do just that in Hamilton Halton Brant.

  • 1

    Paddle, tube or raft down the Grand River

    The Grand River‘s gentle currents make it a great choice for first-time paddlers. Area outfitters make it so easy to gear up and go.

  • 2

    Visit the waterfall capital of Canada

    Hamilton, known as the Waterfall Capital, makes exploring this collection of stunners a breeze thanks to an extensive network of trails and hiking routes. Guided Bruce Trail Waterfall Walks feature waterfalls, scenic vistas, Carolinian forests and the natural beauty of the Niagara Escarpment.

     

  • 3

    Hike to the top of the Niagara Escarpment

    Forget indoor climbing gyms. Hamilton Halton Brant has access to the beautiful Niagara Escarpment, where anyone from a beginner to an experienced climber can scale up their rock-climbing routine.

  • 4

    Walk Canada's oldest footpath, the Bruce Trail

    The Bruce Trail winds its way 890 kilometres along the Niagara Escarpment from its southern tip in Niagara all the way to Tobermory. Many Hamilton and Halton conservation areas offer access to the trail.

  • 5

    Stop and smell the roses at Canada’s largest Botanical Garden

    Royal Botanical Gardens’ 27 kilometres of walking trails include over 20 lookouts, 7 boardwalks and 21 stream crossings.

  • 6

    Get close to nature at our conservation areas

    Whether your interested in camping, hiking, swimming, cross country skiing or just getting a little closer to nature, Hamilton Conservation Authority has it all. You can enjoy the parks at Conservation Halton year-round, including Kelso Conservation Area that completely changes from a ski hill in the winter to a sports playground in the Summer. The Grand River Conservation Authority is home to 7 conservation areas that offer habitat to a wide range of bird, plant and animal species to be explored.

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March 28 - May 18

Nith River – Experiential Learning Adventure

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Check for available dates.

Now thru October 8

The Grand Canoe Camping Experience

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

2-Day Package

March 14 - 21

Beat the Clock at Fieldcote

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

64 Sulphur Springs Rd. Ancaster

This activity is for All Ages Runs 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm on March 14...

Now thru October 28

Pedal and Paddle

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Carolinian Forest Discovery

February 27

Instant Pot 101 with Spicy Jan

Steel Wheel Brewery

105 Powerline Road, Brantford

7-9 PM - Janice Vilaca, Tasty Road Trips - $40+tax/person (includes the course + a...

Now thru November 15

Cambridge to Paris Grand River Day Trip

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Route Running

Now thru December 7

Bicycle Rentals in the Grand Valley

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

113 Grand River St N Paris, ON N3L 2M4

Easy Peddling

February 17

Family Day – Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

1219 Burloak Dr, Oakville, ON L6M 4J7

Daily Vehicle Permit-$18.00; Senior Permit (65+)-$14.50; Disabled Permit (with proof of Ontario Disability Permit)-$9.00; Bus...

April 9

Decorative Pie Making

Steel Wheel Brewery

105 Powerline Road, Brantford

7-9pm - Lauren Hambleton, Bake Lab Workshops - $75.00 + tax/person (includes the course +...

Now thru October 30

Friends & Family Float on the Grand (Rafting)

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Daily departures, check for availability.

February 15 - 17

Snowflakes and Snowsnakes at Crawford Lake

Crawford Lake Conservation Area

3115 Conservation Rd, Milton, ON L9T 2X3

10:00 am - 4:00 pm; Regular admission fees, Adult (15-64)$7.75; Senior (65 & over)$6.75; Child...

November 21 - January 3

Christmas in Pioneer Spirit

Battlefield House Museum & Park – National Historic Site

77 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8G 5E5

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM...

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