Why Crawford Lake? Because Crawford Lake Conservation Area is at the crossroads of science and local cultural history. Crawford Lake boasts the eponymous meromictic lake and recreated Iroquoian longhouse.19 km of forest trails and lookout points along the way on foot, snowshoes or skis. Bonus: turn your hike into a day trip by trekking the 7.2 km trail through the Nassagaweya Canyon to Rattlesnake Point. Walk along the Hide and Seek trail and see the beautiful carved sculptures as you hike.

 Hiking Trails:

Woodland Trail 1.5 km 45 min

Pine Ridge Trail 3.6 km 90 min

Escarpment Trail 2.4 km 60 min

Crawford Lake Trail 1 km 30 min

Nassagaweya 7.2 km 2 hrs

Canyon Trail (Not a loop–14.4 km round trip)

 Link to map of trails  https://www.conservationhalton.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Crawford-Lake-Updated-Jan-2020.pdf

We would also direct you to read our DISCLAIMER and our TRAIL USERS CODE.

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Length: 19 km. In total trail length.
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Boardwalks, Compacted soil/hard packed, and Natural
Trail use: Hiking, Cross-country skiing, and Snowshoeing
Accessibility Notes: Partially wheelchair accessible.
Fees: Entrance Fees

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet

Amenities: washrooms

Attractions: Interpretive signage, elevated boardwalk, lookouts, 15th Century Iroquoian Village.

Crawford Lake Conservation Area 3115 Conservation Road, Milton, ON L9T 2X3 Phone 905.854.0234

Find it: 3115 Conservation Road, Milton, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 43.4697360
Longitude: -79.9506820