Bolton Loop

This hike along the Humber River passes through downtown Bolton with a chance to stop for a latte, ice cream, pint or a full meal.

June 14, 2024 | | Take a Hike

This moderate hike through the 973-hectare Bolton Resource Management Track takes you along the Humber Valley Heritage Trail, with great views of the Humber River and a peek at a historic camp, plus a pass through downtown Bolton.

Where:  Bolton Resource Management Track

Parking: Edelweiss Park, 320 Glasgow Road, Bolton

Distance: A moderate 9.6km, 3+ hour hike

Highlights:

During your hike, look out for for these notable features:

  • Black willows along the Humber River; they are Ontario’s most common willow
  • Dick’s Dam Park
  • Urban ponds attract ducks, especially mallards
  • Bolton Mill Park
  • The Bolton Camp project, re-establishing a historic camp site
  • Downtown Bolton’s cafes, shops, boutiques and restaurants along Queen Street

About the Author More by Nicola Ross

Freelance writer Nicola Ross lives in Alton and is the author of the bestselling 'Loops and Lattes' hiking guide series.

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