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Forks of the Credit Provincial Park at Cataract Falls.
Photo by Gary Hall

Caledon has over 260 km of publicly accessible trails, over 65 parks and many playgrounds, picnic areas, splash pads, tennis courts, sports fields, a leash free park, a skateboard park and many other amenities. There are many options for people of all ages to enjoy outdoor recreation. Make the great outdoors a part of your active lifestyle.

Online Trail Guide

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Trail Map (pdf)

Explore Caledon map

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The Caledon Trailway: 35 km for you to discover! 

The Town of Caledon purchased a section of the abandoned railway in 1989.  In 1994, work began to create a multi-use trailway that promotes the enjoyment and understanding of Caledon's unique cultural and natural features. 

The trail bisects all major landscape features in Caledon:  the Humber & Credit Rivers, the Oak Ridges Moraine and the Niagara Escarpment.  Stationlands Parks can be found in Caledon East (site of the Trans Canada Trail pavilion), Palgrave, Cheltenham and Inglewood.

The Great Trail

The Trans Canada Trail, re-named The Great Trail, stretches nearly 24,000 kilometres from the Atlantic to the Pacific to the Arctic oceans, linking Canadians in close to 1000 communities. Most Canadians can access the trail within 30 minutes, which has almost 100 pavilions across the country.

On August 26, 2017 Caledon celebrated the connection of the Trans Canada Trail with a new Pavilion and commemorative stone. Caledon's Trans Canada Trail pavilion was the first of its kind in Canada, built in 1996. The Caledon Trailway was the very first designated portion of the Trans Canada Trail. The park also features a pond and Caledon's Walk of Fame.

Conditions of Use:

  • The Caledon Trailway can be used by pedestrians, horseback riders, cyclists and cross-country skiers.  Cyclists must give pedestrians the right of way and access on the trail. Pedestrians and cyclist must yield to horses and riders.
  • All pets are to be on a leash.
  • Stoop and scoop.
  • Please help to keep our trails and pathways clean!
  • Be courteous at all times and respect private property.
  • Please ensure you remain on the marked trail unless you are using a designated side trail.
  • Always signal before turning and stopping.  Provide early warning when approaching others (horn, bell, voice command).
  • Trails are not maintained during the winter months.
  • Unauthorized motor vehicles are not permitted on any off-road trail within the Town of Caledon.

Other Trails

Trail / Conservation

Description 

Bruce Trail Conservancy

A hiking trail following the Niagara Escarpment from Niagara to Tobermory. Local clubs maintain the trail sections (see next).

Caledon Hills Bruce Trail Club

Caledon's local Bruce Trail club

Humber Valley Heritage Trail

A hiking trail from Bolton to Palgrave, along the scenic Humber River

Oak Ridges Trail

20 km of this trail is in Caledon, and it links with the Caledon Trailway just outside of Palgrave. 

Elora-Cataract Trail

Part of the Trans Canada Trail

Trans Canada Trail

Our National Trail

Grand Valley Trail

6 km of this trail is in Caledon, starting in Alton and going east to Lake Erie

Ontario Trails Council

For more information on trails in Ontario

Toronto Region Conservation

Trails in Albion Hills and Glen Haffy Conservation Areas

Credit Valley Conservation

Trails in Terra Cotta & Belfountain Conservation Areas

Contact

Help keep our parks and trails safe and beautiful!

Please report parks and trail maintenance concerns and vandalism to the Parks and Recreation Department at 905-584-2272 x. 4235.