Shorter days and cooler nights signal back to school but one way to stretch out the summer is to check out the top local spots to visit. The Town is surrounded by the natural beauty of the escarpment and rural Ontario scenery. Discover nature within our community on over 30km of trails that intersect with many parks and places of interest. Whether you’re a tourist or a resident, put on your sneakers and sunscreen and enjoy!
Limehouse Conservation Area – 12169 Fifth Line, Limehouse.
Located on the Niagara Escarpment near Limehouse, the area is known for a system of deep rock fissures, some of which are accessible from a trail via ladders at the location known as the “Hole in the Wall”. Remains of the 19th century Lime kilns can also be found in the area.
Dominion Gardens Park - 118 Guelph St., Halton Hills.
Located a few minutes from downtown Georgetown, this is a great place to bring the children and the dogs for a splash, some fun on the playground or a walk on the trails. You’re also close to popular downtown businesses and great shopping, too.
Hungry Hollow Trail - Access through 41 Gooderham Dr., Georgetown.
Nestled in south Georgetown, the area is known for its beautiful marshes, ponds, meadows, bridges, and boardwalks. The completed Maple Creek extension brings the total trail network to 6.3 km and offers something for everyone.
Downtown Georgetown Farmer’s Market and Acton Outdoor Market
Both markets run until October and feature seasonal fruits and vegetables, baked goods, and a range of unique vendors. Offering the gamut of products that are sure to delight, check local listings(downtowngeorgetown.
Silver Creek Conservation Area, Fallbrook Trail & Side Rd 27, Halton Hills.
Featuring the top Halton Hills hiking trails, including the Bruce Trail, Silver Creek is the largest of all Credit Valley Conservation areas. The park features the headwaters of Silver Creek, a small tributary of the Credit River, and a large Niagara Escarpment valley as well as babbling brooks, lush mature forests, and escarpment rocks.
Terra Cotta Conservation Area – 14452 Winston Churchill Blvd., Halton Hills.
Explore 485 acres in the Niagara Escarpment and discover beautiful landscapes and a variety of trails that wander through mature forests and past streams and ponds. Maple products are available for purchase, too.
Prospect Park - 30 Park Ave., Acton.
Features a splash pad, leash-free dog park and Prospect Park Beach that is home to many species of fish and birds.
Toronto Premium Outlets - 13850 Steeles Ave., Halton Hills.
Conveniently located off the 401 in Halton Hills, Toronto Premium Outlets features more than 130 stores offering shopping for every taste, at up to 65% off. Designer brands abound along with a food court and unique food and gift offerings.
These are just a few of the parks and attractions to explore in Halton Hills. For more details and many other fun locations to visit before the fall, visit haltonhills.ca.