If you're tired of wandering down the same streets or doing laps around your house, it's time to get out and explore some other areas. You don't have to be an avid hiker to follow these trails in the city. These paths will take you on a relaxing stroll through scenic parks and forests. Enjoy a little piece of the countryside without leaving the city with Toronto's easy summer hikes.

While there are plenty of trails that lead to towering views, not all of us are up for a challenging trek. 

You can wander along these serene trails in Toronto without breaking a sweat this summer.

From dreamy stretching boardwalks to rainbow tunnels, you'd be surprised how many scenic spots there are to explore in the city.

If you're looking for more of a day trip, you can journey to these paths across Ontario that are perfect for beginners.

It's also worth checking out some of Toronto's hikes that are easily accessible by TTC so you don't need to spend all your money on an Uber!

Give your legs a much-needed stretch and head out to these gorgeous trails this summer.

Crothers Woods

Address: Crothers Woods Trail, East York, ON

Why You Need To Go: This gorgeous woodland boasts 10 kilometres of walking trails. Along the way, you can spot century-old trees, birds, butterflies, and shining rivers.


Moccasin Trail Park

Address: 55 Green Belt Dr., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This peaceful park will take you through a ravine forest and through a whimsical rainbow tunnel.


Orchard Trail

Address: 55 Twyn Rivers Dr., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Explore lush wetlands filled with turtles and swans, and journey through a gorgeous apple orchard on this relaxing hike.


Betty Sutherland Trail

Address: 250 Duncan Mill Rd., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This 3.5-kilometre trail will lead you along a river's edge and over picturesque bridges. 


Sherwood Park 

Address: 190 Sherwood Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Burke Brook Ravine and Sherwood Park Trail are lined with wildflowers and trees, giving you a piece of serenity amidst a bustling city.


Étienne Brûlé Park

Address: 10 Catherine St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Pack a picnic and wander through this park, which boasts lots of scenic trails and river views.


Boyd Conservation Area

Price: $6.50 per adult

Address: 8739 Islington Ave., Vaughan, ON

Why You Need To Go: Filled with forest trails and tons of shaded picnic spots, you can spend all day long exploring this park.


Glen Stewart Park

Address: 351 Glen Manor Dr., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Stroll along sloping hills and past colourful flowers at this scenic park.


We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.


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