Albert Einstein once said, “Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better.” Ontario is lucky to have some of the most beautiful trails in Canada, and Oakville has some of the best one’s around. It’s a great way to get some exercise, breathe in the fresh air and see all that that there is to offer.
Here is a list of some of the best trails in the Oakville/Burlington area:
1) Munn’s Creek Trail
One of the best trails to walk in the summer and even the winter is Munn’s Creek Trail. Located south of Dundas Road, north of Upper Middle Road, west of Sixth Line and east of Towne Boulevard, this trail is in the middle of Oakville, but you would never know! The park consists of greenery, waterfalls, and a clean atmosphere.
2) Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Another trail that is family friendly is Bronte Creek Provincial Park , with a variety of activities as well as trails, such as, Bronte Creek Ravine – 50 m (115 ft) deep, camps,1.8 acre outdoor pool, skating, tobogganing, cross-country skiing (weather permitting), and plenty more!
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travelling the wonders of Bronte Provincial Park:
3) Sixteen Mile Creek Trail
A trail that gladly welcomes animals and has easy directions to go around is the Sixteen Mile Creek Trail, located through the centre of Oakville. It runs from either side of Oakville Harbour to Dundas St. at Lions Valley Park. The sights are amazing and the trail goes on however long you want it to.
4) Bruce Trail
Bruce Trail is a path that runs from Niagara to Tobermory, passing through Burlington.Burlington is part of the Bruce Trail Iroquoia Section from Grimsby to Milton.There are waterfalls of all sizes and the trail passes through Crawford Lake Conservation Area which contains a rare meromictic lake and a reconstructed 15th century Iroquoian Village. This trail is great for families to take a day off and enjoy nature’s best qualities.
5) Lions Valley Park
Want to take out your energetic puppy for a walk? Bring them to Lions Valley Park, with large open fields to let dogs roam, a playground for children and a large family picnic area.
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