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Best trails in Brantford

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Looking for a great trail near Brantford, Ontario? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, trail running trails, river trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Spencer Gorge Conservation Area or Bayfront Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Hilton Falls Conservation Area or Dundas Valley Conservation Area. Ready for some activity? There are 5 moderate trails in Brantford ranging from 2.5 to 18.8 miles and from 659 to 833 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Brantford
Top trails (7)
#1 - SC Johnson Rail Trail
Brant Conservation Area
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Length: 9.7 mi • Est. 4 h 25 m
Also known as the Gordon Glaves Grand River Loop.Show more
#2 - Grand River Trail
Brantford, Ontario
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 4 h 33 m
Grand River Trail is a 9.5 mile out and back trail located near Brantford, Ontario, Canada that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best useShow more
#3 - Whiteman's Creek Flats
Brant Conservation Area
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
This is an off-shoot trail from the SC Johnson Rail Trail. This goes down the bank to the flat area at the bow in the Grand River across from where Whiteman's Creek enters the river. Getting off theShow more
#4 - CN Rail Trail
D'Aubigny Creek Park
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 2 h 50 m
The first section of the trail overlaps the TH&B Rail Trail and this section is paved. The remainder of the trail is gravel. The trail features three bridges crossing thee streams and is good for all Show more
#5 - Hardy Road From Oakhill Cemetery
Brantford, Ontario
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 9 m
This route begins at the Oakhill Cemetery and leads to Hardy Rd and the Brantford Golf and Country Club.Show more
#6 - Gordon Glaves Memorial Pathway
Brant Conservation Area
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Length: 18.8 mi • Est. 8 h 46 m
Gordon Glaves Memorial Pathway is a 18.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Brantford, Ontario, Canada that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#7 - Fordview Trail and Gilkinson Trail Loop
Brantford, Ontario
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 38 m
Fordview Trail and Gilkinson Trail Loop is a 3.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Brantford, Ontario, Canada that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primShow more