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Enjoy Halton's Waterfronts

​Halton Region is home to more than 25 km of Lake Ontario waterfront, some of which is publicly accessible.
Learn more about our waterfront, including Regional parks.

Halton offers lakeside views! Residents and visitors may access more than 25 km of Lake Ontario waterfront. If you like smaller lakes, we have those too! Our region offers plenty of picturesque waterfront and nature spots where you can relax and play!

The Waterfront Trail

Want some waterfront trekking? Ontario's Waterfront Trail:

  • stretches more than 1,600 km along the Canadian shores of Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair and the Niagara, Detroit and St. Lawrence Rivers
  • winds its way through 86 communities and more than 405 parks and natural areas

Here's where the Waterfront Trail touches our communities:

Lakes and natural water features

Visit the lakes and water features located within Halton's conservation areas and parks:

  • Crawford Lake Conservation Area - Explore an elevated boardwalk surrounding a pristine lake on the Niagara Escarpment.
  • Kelso Conservation Area (external link) - Swim at a supervised beach on a 35 hectare lake.
    • Rent a boat and explore
    • Visit the beach concession with snacks and outdoor products
    • Play! We offer volleyball courts and a children's play area!
  • Bronte Creek Provincial Park (external link) - Swim in a 1.8 acre swimming pool - one of the largest man-made swimming pools in North America.
  • Hilton Falls Conservation Area - Admire the 10-metre waterfall year-round in our viewing station.

Recreational beaches

Halton is home to several recreational beaches at parks in Burlington, Acton, Milton and Oakville.

Check out Halton Beach Water Testing Results or call 311 for current information on beaches that are open for public swimming.