Cyclists riding through Lorne Park

With over 70km of natural trails, Brantford is the perfect destination for hiking and cycling enthusiasts. The serene Grand River, a designated Canadian Heritage River, weaves its way alongside our beautiful trail system providing the perfect backdrop. Your options are endless as The Hub of Ontario Trails connects you to Hamilton, Port Dover, Cambridge, and beyond.

Trail Access Points

While there are many points in the city in which to access the trails, there are some that are easier to access than others, including:

Visit the main City of Brantford website for more information on our trails, including a map with all of the access points.

Trail-side Attractions

There are many places to stop and see on your adventure along the trail system. Some notable attractions include:

Trail Mix

Explore Brantford’s beautiful trail system while listening to curated playlists by local artists with Trail Mix, a new program from Tourism Brantford. Trail users can look for the Trail Mix signs posted on the kilometer markers along the Hardy Rd. trail entrance spanning 10 kilometers to the River Road/Dike Trail intersection.

Using your smartphone, scan the QR codes on each sign to gain access to free curated albums featuring three songs per playlist, performed by 21 local artists in a range of musical styles. Residents and visitors are invited to explore Brantford’s beautiful trails while listening to the sounds of local artists and share their experience on social media using the hashtag #BrantfordTrailMix.