If your Holy Grail is an amazing trail, point your hiking boots toward Hamilton Halton Brant. The Bruce Trail, Canada’s oldest and longest footpath, is just the beginning of the scenic walkabouts that await. Treat your feet to a few hours of adventure on hundreds of miles of paths and trails.

When exploring our region’s trails, waterfalls and conservation areas, please follow posted safety rules, stay on marked trails and do not climb or bypass fencing. Stay at least a body length away from escarpment and gorge edges and always be alert for potential hazards such as falling rocks and slippery rock surfaces.

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Waterfall Trip Ancient Gorge

Travel east to explore the Bruce Trail, Niagara Escarpment landscapes, the Waterfront Trail and Lake Ontario lookouts on this two-day trek.

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Waterfall Trip Urban Passage

Hamilton is the home of extraordinary natural landmarks and the place to take in breathtaking views of thundering, rushing and invigorating waterfalls along groomed trails and pathways.

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Waterfall Trip Dundas Valley

Two days to discover Carolinian forests, geological formations and six stunning waterfalls along the Bruce Trail.

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Waterfall Trip Great Escape

Travel along Grindstone Creek Escarpment Valley and discover the gardens and trails of the vast nature reserve that is the Royal Botanical Gardens.

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Waterfall Trip Hilton Falls

Spend two days in Halton Hills, an area of multiple conservation areas that are perfect places to access the Niagara Escarpment and Bruce Trail and enjoy hiking a vast network of wetlands and forest.

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Waterfall Trip Views and Vistas

The largest waterfall in the region is the highlight of this two-day jaunt that also takes in the small town charms of Dundas.

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Four ways to stop and smell the flowers at RBG

Water, Water Everywhere

Home to miles and miles of Lake Ontario shorelines and historic harbours.

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Paddling along the Grand River

Local outfitters offer a range of unique experiences on the Grand River.

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Picture perfect gardens

As our country’s gardens come back to life each spring, a beautiful lesson in Canadian history blooms as well.

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Escape To The Country

6 Rural Retreats To Replenish Your Spirit This Spring

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8 Outdoor Activities That Deliver Thrills and Chills In Any Fall Weather

Find late-fall fun.

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The Wander-Fall Adventure Finder

Make the most of exploring season.

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Summer 2.0

Stretch out summer fun a little longer.

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Date Night Is Back In A Big Way

Treat someone special to an autumn adventure.

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Trick or Treat Tradesies

Scare up some fun in Hamilton Halton Brant!

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Rural On The Ridge

Take a day trip detour on Hamilton’s escarpment ridge

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Fall For… Hamilton

Grab a sweater and head out for a fall day in Hamilton.

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Fall For… Halton Hills

A burst of autumn in Halton Hills.

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Fall For… Grand River Country

Explore Grand River Country this fall.

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Pints & Plants: 6 Must-try Beer and Vegan Food Pairings

Fuel up with Hamilton Halton Brant’s favourite plant-based beer and food combos

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Build Your Best Basket

Hit the road for fall picnic fun

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Find Fall Flight Flavours

Pair These Ale Trail Stops with Autumn Adventures in Hamilton Halton Brant

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Trade FOMO for JOMO: Easy Swaps For More Summer Joy

Get on the fast path towards a more joy-filled summer.

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Forest Bathing 101: 4 Reasons To Take A Woodsy Walk

Unwind and relax with a forest bath.

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This Art is Outside: Get an Outdoor Art Fix

Find creative ways to blend an art experience with some fresh air and sunshine.

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Sunday Funday: 4 Retro Ways to End The Week

Bringing back the concept of simple Sunday fun.

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The Stay & Play Scavenger Hunt

The scavenger hunt that needs to be on your summer bucket list.

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8 Ways To Have a Blast on a Canadian Long Weekend

Add some spark to your long weekend this summer.

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4 Fun-Filled Field Trips

Surprise your “class” with an end of the year field trip!

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Put Some Zing In Your Spring in Hamilton Halton Brant

Spring adventure is in the forecast at these fun events and festivals.

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8 Ways for Nature Lovers to Welcome Spring

This spring’s outdoor must-do’s.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Wilkes Dam/Grand River Loop

Follow the Grand River for 18 kms of awesome.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Waterfront Loop

Enjoy historical sites and lakeside breezes.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Paris Two Rivers Loop

Discover the riverside trails of Paris, Ontario.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Going to the Chapel Route

A true Niagara Escarpment adventure with scenic vistas.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Felker’s and Albion Falls Loop

Waterfalls highlight a route along Hamilton mountain.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Dundas Valley All-Falls Loop

Explore 1,200 hectares of lush Carolinian forest.

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The Best of Spring: Six Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors

The definitive spring guide to fresh air forays.

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Discover Even More Cool Claims to Fame

The list of our region’s claims to fame keeps growing.

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Let Fly in Hamilton Halton Brant

Why birdwatchers flock to these six hotspots.

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Top 6 Places for Fall Foliage

Your guide to awe-inspiring spots.

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Discover 7 cool claims to fame

Discover 7 cool claims to fame in our region.

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Discover Your Perfect Brand of Grand

9 Budget-Friendly Family Trip Ideas

Hiking for Everybody

We’ve got a hike for that.

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Let Us Be Your Guide

Cross Country Trail Blazing

Conservation areas offer great access to the Niagara Escarpment during winter months.

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Signs You Belong to a Fresh Air Family

Find out if your family qualifies for all things outdoors.

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Now thru October 23

Camping at Bronte Creek

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

1219 Burloak Drive, Oakville, ON, L6M 4J7

Please note that domestic animals (pets) are not permitted in the yurt or on site...

Now thru December 31

Guided Walking Tours in Milton

16 James Street, Milton, ON, Canada

June 2 - August 31

Seeing the Invisible at RBG

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Adult: $19.50 Senior: $16.50 Youth/Student: $16.50 Child age 4 to 12: $11.50 Child under 4:...

June 11 - August 17

Paddling in Paradise

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Now thru June 26

Farmers & Friends

Mountsberg Conservation Area and Discovery Centre

2259 Millborough Line, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

$10 per person + Gate fee - Tickets must be purchased for all members in...

August 14

Tricky Trees

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

9am - 12pm

May 31 - August 10

Not Just a Birding Club: Sweet Summer Birding

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Fee: $20 / session + Service Fee. (Members 10% off*) Please pre-register 10 days in...

Now thru November 30

Camping at Fifty Point

Fifty Point Conservation Area

1479 Baseline Road, Winona, ON, L8E 5G4

August 6 - 13

Plein Air in Watercolour

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Saturdays, August 6 & 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Now thru June 26

Talons and Tailfeathers

Mountsberg Conservation Area and Discovery Centre

2259 Millborough Line, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

Now thru July 3

Wildflower Walk

Crawford Lake Conservation Area

3115 Conservation Road, Milton, ON, L9T 2X3

Meeting Area: Crawford Lake Visitor Centre, Duration: 1 hour, Available: Weekends and holidays, 10AM and...

June 4 - September 24

Special Exhibition | Beyond Human Limits

Joseph Brant Museum

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

Joseph Brant Museum Tuesday - Saturday - 10:00AM to 4:00PM Special exhibition is included with...

Now thru October 31

Camping at Kelso

Kelso Conservation Area / Glen Eden

5234 Kelso Road, Milton, ON, L9T 2X7

Additional campers are $10 / person

May 22 - September 18

Turbo Tubing For Beginners: Five Oaks Trip

Grand River Rafting Company

119 Jennings Road, Brantford, Ontario

$33 per person plus HST Includes turbo tube, paddle, pfd jacket, upstream shuttle ride, map...

Now thru July 3

Lake to Longhouse Tour

Conservation Halton

3115 Conservation Road, Milton, ON L9T 2X3, Canada

11am - 3pm

Now thru August 28

Garden Tour

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

10 to 20 Minutes. 11am, 1pm, 2:30pm.

June 1 - August 17

Growing Your Own Food: Workshops

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Fee: $20 per session or $50 for all three sessions + Service Fee (Members 10%...

Now thru October 31

Camping at Rattlesnake Point

Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area

7200 Appleby Line, Milton, ON, L9T 2Y1

Additional campers are $10 / person

Now thru October 18

Walk Through the Seasons

Chiefswood Park Cabins

1037 Highway 54 Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

No need to pre-register for this FREE event, sign in when you arrive. Wear proper...

Now thru November 30

Camping at Valens Lake

Valens Lake Conservation Area

1691 Regional Road 97, Flamborough, ON, N1R 5S7

June 21 - September 15

Virtual Guided Hike: Summer Edition

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Fee: $10 + Service Fee. (Members 10% off*) Please pre-register by September 15**

August 7

Botanically Dyed Garden Cards

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

10am - 1pm.

Now thru July 3

Habitat Hunt

Mountsberg Conservation Area and Discovery Centre

2259 Millborough Line, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

Price: $10 (age 2 and up) plus gate fee

Now thru October 15

Camping at Brant Park

Brant Conservation Area

119 Jennings Road, RR #4, Brantford, ON, N3T 5L7

Now thru December 31

Camping with Toronto West KOA

Toronto West KOA

9301 Second Line, RR #1, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

Deluxe Cabin Village is open year round. Tent and RV camping seasonally May to October.

Now thru September 5

Fun Farmyard at Springridge Farm

Springridge Farm

7256 Bell School Line, Milton, ON, L9T 2Y1

$12 +HST weekends and holidays $9 +HST weekdays Admission to Fun Farm Yard is per...

Now thru August 19

Children’s Gardening: Sow and Grow (Ages 5 to 7)

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

June 9 - 30

Perennials for the Home

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

6 to 8:30 p.m.

Now thru July 3

Slither & Crawl

Mountsberg Conservation Area and Discovery Centre

2259 Millborough Line, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

Meets in the Cameron Courtyard. *Children must be accompanied by an adult. $10 per person...

July 10 - September 11

Summer Mindfulness Walks

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

August 24

Sunset Photography

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

6pm - 9pm.

July 23

Watercolour Fun for Beginners

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Now thru May 31

Discovery Station

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Length: At your leisure.

May 24 - August 23

Kelso Mountain Bike Series 2022

Kelso Conservation Area / Glen Eden

5234 Kelso Road, Milton, ON, L9T 2X7

Now thru January 31

Downtown Milton Flashback Tour

Downtown Milton BIA

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

June 28 - August 16

Intro to Urban Gardening

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

6 to 9 p.m.

Now thru June 20

Virtual Guided Hike: Spring Edition

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

June 4 - September 25

Wake Up the Wild

African Lion Safari

1386 Cooper Road, Hamilton, ON, N1R 5S2

Available on select dates from June – September, 2022. Tour subject to availability. Advanced reservations...

July 16

Learn 10 Trees

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

9am - 12pm

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