Waterfront

Burlington waterfront Situated along Lake Ontario, Halton has over 25 kilometres of picturesque waterfront.  Visit the Observatory and the recently revived Waterfront at Downtown Burlington, take a stroll along Oakville's waterfront trail (external link) or its many parks, dock your boat at a local harbour, grab a bite to eat a quaint waterside restaurant, or just take a seat at a pier-side bench and enjoy the view!

Hilton Falls In addition to the stunning Lake Ontario waterfront, Halton also has several lakes and natural water features to enjoy. Crawford Lake Conservation Area (external link) features an elevated boardwalk surrounding a pristine lake atop the Niagara Escarpment.  Kelso Conservation Area (external link) includes a supervised swimming beach on a 35 hectare lake.  Kelso provides boat rentals, a beach concession with snacks and outdoor products, volleyball courts, and a children's play area.  Bronte Creek Provincial Park (external link) is home to one of the largest man-made swimming pools in North America. It has a surface area of 1.8 acres. Hilton Falls Conservation Area (external link) features a 10-metre waterfall that cascades over the Niagara Escarpment.  The Falls viewing station allows visitors to enjoy this natural wonder all year round.    

Halton has several recreational beaches at parks in Burlington, Acton, Milton and Oakville.  Check Halton Beach Water Testing Results or call Halton Region at 905-825-6000 for current information on beaches open for public swimming.

In Halton, The Waterfront Trail (external link) weaves through and links Burlington's Royal Botanical Gardens, La Salle Park, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington Beach, Spencer Smith Park, and Oakville's Bronte Harbour Waterfront Park, Coronation Park, Oakville Harbour and Erchless Estate.

Halton's waterfronts and water features are destinations that offers visitors a place to discover, celebrate, play, and relax!

Visit your local Burlington (external link), Halton Hills (external link), Milton (external link) and Oakville (external link) sites for a complete list of waterfront attractions , events and activities.

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