Whether you’re gathering your 5 closest friends and family or taking a stroll alone, hiking is one of the best mind clearers around. With the current stress of the never-ending lockdown, getting outside and enjoying the beautiful spring weather is something we can look forward to! Get your stroll on with some Toronto trails that will make you feel like you’ve left the city.
Here are 5 Toronto trails to enjoy:
Don Valley Brick Works
What was once an industrial site in the city, is now home to a beautiful park! There are bike trails, an off leash dog area for your pup, views of the city and even a few ponds.
Located at: 550 Bayview Ave., Toronto, ON
The central park of Toronto. High Park is a true escape from the city; you could spend your entire day exploring it! With an abundance of trails, an off leash dog park and trail, ponds, tennis courts and more, High Park is the place to be.
Located at: 1873 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON
Lower Don Trail
Experience the city in a whole new way with the Lower Don Trail. It stretches for over 5km and is loved by bikers, runners and walkers alike.
Located at: Lakeshore Rd. Queen St. and Riverdale Park bridges or Pottery Rd and Don Mills Rd.
If you’re looking for a bit of a steeper hike, Crothers Woods has what you’re looking for. With over 9km of trails, plenty of photo-ops and a view of the city (at some spots), this trail is the perfect spring escape.
Located at: 27 Redway Road
East Point Park
East Point Park is one of the city’s longest trail along the eastern waterfront. With a beautiful view of the water and the chance to see monarch butterflies and birds, this trail is worth the visit!
Located at: 101 Copperfield Rd., Scarborough, ON
Glen Stewart Ravine
There’s nothing like the Beaches neighbourhood in the warm months. This trail will make you feel like you stepped away from the city and into a secret escape. After your hike you can walk down to the boardwalk and enjoy all the Beaches have to offer.
Located at: 351 Glen Manor Drive
Looking to explore more of the city’s trails? Check out more options here.