Toronto is a great metropolitan city that never fails to satiate the desires of the visitors. From great night clubs, to restaurants offering sumptuous meals, the list of things that a person could do in Toronto is simply endless. The city has so much to offer to the visitors. Moreover, besides this there is a great range of hiking trails in the outskirts of Toronto that offer tourists a great escape from the mundane and monotonous life they lead. So, here is a list of some of the astonishing hiking trails that are a must to watch for tourists.
Mono Cliffs Provincial Park
Mono Cliffs Provincial Park is amazingly enchanting place that has a number of lookout points, caves, marshlands, horseback riding trails, and cliffs. There is the popular Bruce Trail as well that is a moderately difficult trail. The trails are well-marked and offer tourist glimpses of spectacular landscapes.
Joker’s Hill Trail
Joker’s Hill Trail has always been a hit among the locals. Tourists too love to explore the trail as it is well-maintained and accessible throughout the year. It can be accessed via Bathurst Street as well Mulock Drive. What catches the fancy of the tourists is the ‘99steps’ just at Mulock Drive’s entrance. There are exactly 99 log steps here that offer intense workout to tourists.
Spencer’s Gorge is located in Hamilton, which is also known as ‘waterfall capital of the world.’ This specific trail offers breathtaking views of Webster’s Falls. Moreover, one also gets to see Hamilton’s highest waterfall while traversing through this trail. Tourists love to hike to Dundas Peak as they are greeted by incredible views of Hamilton and Dundas from this point.
Scarborough Bluffs Park
Scarborough Bluffs Park is flocked by tourists, especially during summers as one gets amazing views of Lake Ontario from here. The best part is that the trails are easy to hike. Tourists are invariably attracted by the pristine sandy beaches here.
Lynde Shores Conservation Area
Lynde Shores is another spot that is liked by tourists visiting Toronto. This is because besides the chance to witness breathtaking vistas tourists also get to see a wide range of wildlife as well. One could also enter a secluded beach from the tip of this trail.
Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area
Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area is a must to visit for adventure loving tourists. Tourists love the prospects of exploring countless caves while hiking the trail. The trail is moderately difficult and offers good adventure to visitors. Also, tourists could go for rock climbing as well.
Albion Hills Conservation Area
The best part about hiking trails in Albion Hills is that they are very easy to tread. Tourists love the tranquil atmosphere of the place, and the green paths that are rich in foliage. They are allowed to fish as well here.
Elora Gorge is located in historic town Elora and is a hidden beauty. Hikers are invariably stunned to witness plunging and raging waters of Elora Gorge. It is a moderately easy trail which is suitable for people from all age groups.