With such vast diversity in landscape, trails are the perfect way to explore everything Etobicoke has to offer. From lush greenery and ample wildlife, to beautiful urban cityscapes, Etobicoke’s waterfront trails have it all, including beautiful views of Lake Ontario.
Humber Bay Trail
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Humber Bay Trail is the perfect little escape from life in the busy city. Offering peace and quiet, you can enjoy a natural yet urban landscape and reconnect with nature. With an asphalt surface the trail is accessible for both wheelchairs and strollers. Equipped with amenities such as parking, picnic areas and washrooms, the trail lends itself to a full day of fun and exploring.
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Stretching over 2,100 km along the shores of Canada’s Great Lakes, the Waterfront Trail is seamlessly integrated into the GTA’s sprawling urban landscape. Divided into three sections of Toronto, the west portion of the trail runs along Etobicoke’s waterfront. Exemplifying Etobicoke’s diversity in landscape, the trail passes through the Etobicoke Creek, as well as some of its quieter residential areas.
Marie Curtis Park Trail
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Only a five-minute walk from the Long Branch GO Station, the Mississauga Transit bus and multiple bus and streetcar stops, the Marie Curtis Park Trail is easily accessible. With complete wheelchair access and a boat launch, the trail accommodates all community members’ needs. Pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic in the park amidst the lush greenery.
Etobicoke Creek Trail
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Running through the river bed of the Etobicoke Creek, the Etobicoke Creek Trail is the ideal location for scenic biking through the city. If you’re a confident biker, ride along the off-road trails and explore the beautiful natural landscapes. Stretching 10km long the trail grants visitors a few hours of escape from the city.
Colonel Samuel Smith Park Trail
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Setting itself apart from the rest, Colonel Samuel Smith Park is home to the city’s first ice skating trail, to be enjoyed over the winter months. The park also features multiple bike trails and space for recreational sports. Home to a variety of wildlife, the park is a Designated Toronto Bird Sanctuary, as well as the perfect location to watch the sunrise.