Nature Trails near Oakville, Ontario

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A vibrant and impressive community within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), the Town of Oakville is a beautiful lakeside town with a strong heritage, preserved and celebrated by residents and visitors alike. Founded in 1857, this striking town has become one of the most coveted residential and business centres in Ontario, and for good reason:                                                                                                      

  • Great neighbourhoods

  • Great places to do business

  • Quality schools

  • A full-service acute care community hospital

  • Proximity to Lake Ontario and recreational areas

  • Easy access via QEW, 403, 407 and GO Transit

  • Charming shopping districts in the downtown core

This thriving municipality of about 194,000 residents provides all the advantages of a well-serviced urban centre, while also maintaining its small-town ambiance. Along historical downtown streets, Oakville offers a mix of converted 19th century buildings which accommodate over 400 fine shops, services and restaurants. A 30-minute drive from downtown Toronto, and an hour’s drive from the U.S. border, Oakville is a great destination for visitors. Enjoy the acres of park space, many with groomed hiking trails, year-round arts and cultural events or join a recreation centre which provides programs for all ages. For boaters, Oakville features two picturesque harbours with docks and slips for sail and powerboats.

Oakville's 200+ kilometres of recreational trails meander across all communities and connect all sections of the town.

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The Crosstown Trail is located along the TransCanada/Enbridge pipeline from Bronte Creek Provincial Park to the west bank of Sixteen Mile Creek and from the east bank of Sixteen Mile Creek to Ninth Line. Crosstown Trail – Iroquois Ridge Crosstown Trail – River Oaks...


The Glen Abbey Trail begins in the east at Montrose Abbey Park where it intersects the Indian Ridge Trail and runs north to Old Abbey Lane Park. From there it continues up the creek valley and curving west to Nottinghill Gate Park where it intersects the Taplow Creek...


The Joshua’s Creek Trail is located in the east end of Oakville. It runs from the base of Winston Churchill Boulevard to the Dundas Street and Ninth Line area. There are access points in south-east Oakville from the Southeast Sports Field, Joshua’s Valley Park,...


The Larry Cain Trail is a signed, dedicated stretch of property along the waterfront created to commemorate the significant achievements of rower Larry Cain, one of Oakville’s Premier Olympians. Cain earned double medals for Canada at the 1984 Olympics,...


A natural landscape park with an extensive trail system for hiking and jogging with picnic areas and a playground. * situated along Sixteen Mile Creek * located in the river valley under Sixteen Mile Creek Bridge at Dundas Street, west of Neyagawa Boulevard * accessed...


The McCraney Valley Trail is located directly south of Upper Middle Road between Trafalgar Road and Sixth Line. Several smaller trails run behind Sheridan College and make up the McCraney Valley Trail system. The trail can be accessed from Oakville Park and McCraney...


The Morrison Valley trail system runs south of Dundas Street and north of Iroquois Shore Road between Eighth Line and Trafalgar Road. The trail is broken into two sections: Morrison Valley North – access to Postridge Park, Pondview Pond, Laurelwood Park and Glenville...


The Munn’s Creek Trail is located south of Dundas Road, north of Upper Middle Road, west of Sixth Line and east of Towne Boulevard. The trail can be accessed from Harman Gate Park, River Oaks Park, Munn’s Park, Margot Street Park and Elm Road Park. We would also...


The Nipegon Trail begins at Sixth Line and Glenashton Boulevard and ends at Upper Middle Road west of Trafalgar Road. The trail can be accessed from Memorial Park, Milbank Park and Pelee Woods. We would also direct you to read our DISCLAIMER and our TRAIL USERS CODE....


Sixteen Mile Creek Trail runs through the centre of Oakville from either side of Oakville Harbour to Dundas Street at Lions Valley Park, covering a total of 8.5 km and is divided into three trail sections: ·      East Bank Trail ·      Inner Valley Trail ·      West...