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

As safety precautions mean things are operating a little differently this winter, keep in mind the following changes to ensure a sensational day enjoying the snow!

Advance reservations are required to ski or snowshoe at Hilton Falls and Mountsberg Conservation Area. Reservations can be made online here.

New to snowshoeing and curious what it might be like? Read this blogger’s account of her snowshoe outing at Crawford Lake Conservation Area.

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Now thru January 8

RBG: Storytime

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

December 6 - 13

Holiday Wreath Workshop and Dinner Experience

Pearle Hotel & Spa

3 Elizabeth St, Burlington, ON L7R 0A4

Bookings must be made directly with the Isabelle Reservations Team. Please e-mail to confirm your...

December 28 - January 4

Craft and Tour at the Oakville Museum

Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate

8 Navy Street, Oakville, ON, L6J 2Y5

Wednesday, December 28 from 1:30-2:30 and 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, January 4 from 1:30-2:30 and 3-4...

Now thru January 8

RBG Tour: Family Winter Walk

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

December 11

Museum Christmas Tour

Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate

8 Navy Street, Oakville, ON, L6J 2Y5

1:30-2:30 and 3-4 p.m. Fee: $6.22

Now thru December 29

Lights from the Rooftop

Joseph Brant Museum

1240 North Shore Boulevard East, Burlington, ON, L7S 1C5

Now thru January 5

The Augmented Reality Holiday Hunt

Oakville Downtown

146 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, ON, L6J 1H4

Now thru January 8

Botanical Train Display

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Available November 23 to January 8*. *Date exceptions: December 25, 26, January 1.

Now thru January 8

RBG: Discovery Station – Plants of the Holidays

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

December 10 - 16

Winter Twinkle Express

Downtown Milton BIA

251 Main Street East, Milton, ON, L9T 1P1

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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