Toronto has some incredible hiking choices. However, those ready to drive around an hour out of the city are treated from selected most remarkable trails in the state. From hidden waterfalls to sublime rocks faces to sweeping vistas these hikes offer unforgettable scenery and important fitness challenges. Here are five epic climbing trails near Toronto:

Poisonous Snake Point

The trails at Rattlesnake point close Milton line the highest point of the Niagara Escarpment and offer stunning views of the state underneath the distance down to Lake Ontario. There’s more than 12km to discover, the most difficult of which is a 7.2 km hike to Crawford Lake Conservation Area.

Dundas Peak


Ganaraska Trail
Ganaraska Trail

The trails all over the place of Dundas Peak manage to access some of Hamilton’s most dazzling waterfalls. Highlights include Webster and Tews Falls, together of the most remarkable in the place. Beyond the waterfalls, there are remarkable views below the canyon.

Bruce Trail

This huge trail system covers more than 800km along the Niagara Escarpment with its nearest access point to Toronto found only outside of Milton close to the Kelso Conservation Area. The scenery here is heavenly, ranging from over-the-top forest to rocky canyons and sweeping lake views.

Ganaraska Trail

This is one more epic trail that clocks in at approximately 400 km from end to end. Starting in Port Hope and linking with the Bruce Trail close Glen Huron, only skillful hikers attempt to overcome the added remote parts of this trail. Those hoping to soak up some scenery and to break a sweat can keep themselves to the trails that loop around the Ganaraska Forest Center.

Elora Gorge

Winding around the Elora Gorge Conservation region, this 10 km trail experiences waterfalls, far-reaching views of the gorge, and abundant opportunities to discover the Grand River. This is an incredible spot to spend a whole day, pausing to stay nearby by the rivers shore to have lunch and chill off with a swim.