Best lake trails in Toronto, Ontario

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Explore the most popular lake trails near Toronto with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of lake trails in Toronto, Ontario
Top trails (13)
#1 - Humber River Recreation Trail
Etienne Brule Park
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
Paved, family-friendly, multi-use trail with nice scenery along the Humber River. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved and it is typically at least six feet wide. It is mostly gentle with an estimated average grade of 3% and a max grade of 5%. Most wheelchair/mobility equipment and stroller users will find this trail navigable.Show more
#2 - High Park Area Trails
High Park
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 27 m
There are both paved and dirt path options here, although the dirt paths can get muddy. Accessibility: The trail surfaces are partially paved and partially dirt. They are typically at least five feet wide. Only the paved sections are considered wheelchair/mobility equipment and stroller friendly. Most of the route has an estimated grade of less than 3% but there are a couple of steep sections where wheelchair or stroller users may need assistance. The steepest sections are at about 1.2 and 2.9 miles (10% - 15% grade) when going clockwise.Show more
#3 - Etobicoke Creek Trail
Toronto, Ontario
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
Please note that going north, the trail is closed at Queen Elizabeth Way, so you must turn around there. This closure is in effect until November 2021.Show more
#4 - Brickworks Trail
Toronto, Ontario
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 39 m
#5 - Doris McCarthy Trail
Toronto, Ontario
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 2 h 59 m
#6 - Martin Goodman Trail
Toronto, Ontario
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Length: 19 mi • Est. 7 h 55 m
This nice gentle paved trail has great views of the waterfront and is popular for biking, walking, and running. Accessibility: There are multiple designated handicapped-accessible parking spaces in the parking lot with access aisles just south of Park Avenue and Beech Avenue. The trail surface is paved asphalt or boardwalk and typically at least five feet wide. The estimated grade is mostly gentle, all 5% or less except for a steep section at 5.4 miles when going west.Show more
#7 - Whimbrel Point
Colonel Samuel Smith Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
#8 - Humber River Paddle: Humber Valley to Lake Ontario
Toronto, Ontario
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Length: 3.2 mi
This paddle route on the Humber River offers a chance to see wildlife at every turn. Beautiful views of the city and lake. Suitable for kayaks, canoes, water boarding etcShow more
#9 - Coronation Park
Coronation Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 30 m
#10 - Centennial Park Loop
Centennial Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 32 m
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