Trails

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Smell the fresh scent that surrounds you, hear the joyful chirping of the birds in the trees, admire the calming natural scenery - escape city life along Brampton’s striking trail systems.

The City of Brampton boasts three main trail systems running north and south throughout the City. They are: Etobicoke Creek Trail that leads through Brampton’s downtown/arts hub, Chinguacousy Trail that highlights Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park and Don Doan Trail  (formerly Professor's Lake Trail) featuring Professor’s Lake.

Brampton offers you the chance to enjoy the outdoors and natural beauty through our various self-guided tours. To enjoy the beautiful trails and pathways in Brampton, download the Green & Fall Colour Self-Guided Tour PDF Version or Interactive Version.

Want more information on our trails and pathways? Pick up your personal copy of Brampton’s Trails & PathWays Guide by visiting Brampton City Hall, any recreation centre throughout Brampton, any Brampton Public Library branch, or contact Tourism Brampton at 905.874.3601.

Click here to view the Trails & PathWays Map online.

Etobicoke Creek Trail

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Etobicoke trail is named after the Etobicoke Creek that parallels the trail along the route. The name "Etobicoke" means "where the Black Alders grow" and derives its name from the community that developed at the mouth of the creek, the City of Etobicoke. The trail follows a linear park system starting from east of Main St. just north of Steeles Ave. at the Charles F. Watson Family Gardens, covering approximately 14.5 kilometres (nine miles), and ending towards the northern limits of Brampton.

Chinguacousy Trail

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The Chinguacousy Trail was named after Chinguacousy Park, the largest park along the trail route. The word "Chinguacousy" means "Land of the Tall Pines." This trail follows a linear park system starting from James F. McCurry Victoria Park Arena on Avondale Boulevard, stretching north approximately eight kilometres (five miles) and ending on Manitou Park at Dixie Road and Bovaird Drive. 

 

 

Don Doan Trail

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(formerly Professor's Lake Trail)

The Don Doan Trail follows a linear park system starting from Victoria Park Arena on Avondale Boulevard stretching north approximately 11 kilometres (seven miles) and ending at Professor's Lake on North Park Drive.  A 26 hectare lake surrounded by 32 hectares of parkland, Professor's Lake offers a wide variety of summer family activities. It is a great place to rest before heading back to your starting point on the trail.