Conservation areas in Hamilton Halton Brant offer cross-country skiers and snowshoers amazing access to Niagara Escarpment trails during the winter months. Some of the region’s best trails include:
Valens Lake Conservation Area – 10 km of trails
Christie Lake Lake Conservation Area – 10 km of trails
Terra Cotta Conservation Area – 12 km of trails
Paris to Brantford Rail Trail – a 14-km trail
Hilton Falls Conservation Area – 16 km of trails
Mountsberg Conservation Area – 14 km of trails
Hamilton to Brantford Rail Trail – a 32-km trail
Equipment rentals at conservation areas make it easy to try out a new winter sport, without having to make the investment in purchasing your own equipment first.
Cross-country ski equipment is available for rental at Hilton Falls Conservation Area and Terra Cotta Conservation Area.
You can also read a blogger’s account of her snowshoe outing at Crawford Lake Conservation Area.