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Bruce Trail at Hockley Provincial Park

About an hour from Toronto, Hockley Valley Provincial Park features over 5 km of Bruce trail and over 6 km of side trails through the hilly Orangeville Moraine.

Let us know if you’ve visited this trail and what your experience was?

Safe trekking!


Spruce Bog Boardwalk at Algonquin Provincial Park

Spruce Bog Boardwalk is a quick and easy hike along the Highway 60 corridor in Algonquin Provincial Park. The trail is 1.5 km and made up mostly of boardwalk, and is a leaisurley path with even terrain. We visited the trail on a Saturday in Late October in the early afternoon, and the parking lot […]

Lookout Point Trail at Algonquin Provincial Park

The Lookout Point Trail at Algonquin Provincial Park is a 2.1 km loop that presents breathtaking views of hundreds of square kilometers of landscape. With an elevation gain of about 70 meters across the hike, it’s a short but challenging walk. We visited around noon on a Saturday in late October. By this time it […]

Eagles Nest Lookout in Bancroft

On a Saturday morning in mid-October, we arrived at Eagle’s Nest Park. Located within Bancroft, the area is a perfect spot for scenic views (especially If you are driving through on the way to Algonquin). There are four trails at just over 3 km total to explore.  The gates of Eagles Nest Park road were […]

Scenery at Meadowvale Conservation Area 

Meadowvale Conservation Area is a lovely park with expansive fields, plenty of amenities, and scenic views of the Credit River. The park is within Mississauga, and is nestled within the suburbs of Meadowvale. There is a large parking lot at the end of Second Line West, with plenty of space available when we visited on a […]

Autumn at Lions Valley Park in Oakville

Lions Valley Park is about a 45 minute drive from Toronto with no traffic, and is nestled between the suburbs of northern Oakville. The park features trails that meander through and around a valley carved from Sixteen Mile Creek. We visited on a Saturday in October, and parked near a dedicated entrance called Sixteen Mile […]

Day Hike at Forks of the Credit Provincial Park

Forks of the Credit Provincial Park is located within Caledon, and its 282 hectares is managed by Ontario Parks. It’s about an hour drive northeast from Toronto and features approximately 10 km of hiking trails including the Bruce Trail. We visited on a Saturday in September and made sure to reserve in advance online for […]

4 comments

  1. Lovely captures along the trail. Hockley Valley is one of my favourite spots to hike. The scenery is beautiful, especially in the fall when the leaves are changing colour, and it’s a great workout with all those hills.

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      1. Aww thanks, you are too kind. We didn’t do much hiking in the fall last year, so I’m hoping to make up for it this year. Hockley Valley is definitely on the list. Mono Cliffs is another park that’s nearby that is particularly lovely in the fall too.

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