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Explore Brantford’s Trails This Winter

Posted on Thursday, January 06, 2022 03:32 PM

Brantford is home to the Hub of Ontario Trails which link three major branches of the Trans Canada Trail at Brant’s Crossing, located in downtown Brantford on the Grand River. With over 70km of nature trails, including 26km of Trans Canada Trail, to hike, run, cycle, snowshoe, cross-country ski, or wander with your dog, there are hours of landscape to explore right here in beautiful Brantford.

Our trail system connects Brantford to other nearby cities including Port Dover, Hamilton,...

Family biking on trails in Brantford

Ontario by Bike for Businesses

Posted on Wednesday, January 05, 2022 02:53 PM

Calling all Brantford businesses! Are you interested in an opportunity to promote your business for free? In 2020, over 430,000 people used trails in Brantford and the Ontario by Bike Network Program can help you get on their radar.

Certification is easy and the coming winter months are a perfect time to work towards meeting the Ontario by Bike criteria so you can capitalize on the many trail visitors in Brantford and the 1.7 million cycling tourists who visit Ontario each year. Cycling tourists...

Wayfinding signage in the City of Brantford

Find Your Way With New Wayfinding Signage

Posted on Monday, November 01, 2021 04:15 PM

Have you seen the new wayfinding signs that are going up at major intersections throughout the City? If you’ve squinted at one driving by, the good news is they’re not for motorists. These new signs have been designed and posted specifically to help pedestrians and cyclists safely navigate through the City's major transportation routes and find popular destinations with ease. Some of the destinations included on these signs are City-owned facilities, community centers, parks, schools, the mall and...

A forest of trees with yellow and orange leaves

Finding Fall Colours on the Trails

Posted on Thursday, October 21, 2021 03:00 PM

The weather’s turning cooler and Instagram feeds are blowing up with inspirational photos of bright fall colours. Each year brings a varying mixture of reds, yellows and oranges to enjoy. When and where the colours emerge first and brightest is a pleasant surprise. Here are three spots we’ll be watching this season.

Franklin Grobb Forest Loop

Located at 25 Hunter Way in West Brantford, Franklin Grobb Memorial Forest is designated as a Significant Natural Area by the City of Brantford. With a lightly...

Family riding bikes

Summer Cycling with Heron Head Bikes

Posted on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 12:28 PM

Cycling is a social distancing-friendly, low-cost and eco-friendly activity that can be enjoyed either solo or in groups. Brantford is home to over 70kms of nature trails and a growing infrastructure of bike lanes for your recreational and transportation needs. Heron Head Bikes is a new one-stop shop in Brantford that services, sells and rents bikes. Try one of their brand new cycling experiences and discover the joys of cycling for adventure, transportation and exercise.

Brantford’s Slow...