Freelance writer Nicola Ross lives in Alton and is the author of the bestselling 'Loops and Lattes' hiking guide series.
Enjoy an amble on the Elora Cataract Trailway, a 47km recreational route that was once the path of the Credit Valley Railway.
This duo is the driving force behind the creation of Creemore’s brand new $4.5-million Village Green, an initiative to provide a place for people to enjoy, for families to play, and for community events.
As another battle over aggregate mining gears up in Cataract, the question remains: how do we balance our voracious demand for aggregates with the rights of local citizens and nature?
This short hike in Clearview Township is perfect for a quick escape into brilliant fall colours, with gorgeous maple trees, a pollinator garden, and crystal waters that are the local brewery’s special ingredient.
A view of the Boyne River, a visit to legendary concert spot Rock Hill Park and the Bibbulmun Track Friendship Trail awaits on this hilly terrain.
Through the woods, up the hills, down the valleys, the popularity of trail running races is surging in Headwaters – and this competition is all about fun.
Our inaugural Take a Hike features grassland, rock elms and an ancient pine tree on part of the Credit Valley Trail.
Thanks to this community builder, the Palgrave Mill Pond is a place where the village meets in winter to skate, play shinny and connect.
Two pivotal players in Canada’s first Olympic gold in women’s soccer in Tokyo call Caledon East and Shelburne home.
Lacing up outdoors to hit the ice.
From hatha to ashtanga, there’s a wide range of yoga styles to address your physical, mental or spiritual needs – even the need to include furry pals.
A dispatch from the battlefield.
A thoroughly modern treasure hunt is a surefire way to get kids busy outdoors.
The provincial government is stripping Ontario’s conservation authorities of the very meaning of their name – and key protections for the environment.
Everyone must believe in something. I believe I’ll go canoeing.
– Henry David Thoreau
Strapping on a board for the first time can be daunting, but as Nicola Ross finds outs, hiring a knowledgeable instructor keeps bruising at bay.
Seeking peace and solitude on Island Lake in Orangeville.
In the dark cloud of the pandemic, a silver lining for small farmers.