We are fortunate to have many beautiful trails and natural areas in Waterloo Region and surrounding areas. If you would like to discover more of our local nature, we invite you to explore these resources:

Region of Waterloo (Parks and Trails)

Grand River Conservation Authority (Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Trails)

Grand Valley Trails

The Avon Trail

rare Charitable Research Reserve (Trails)

Ontario Trails Council

Hike Ontario

Trans Canada Trail – Ontario

If you would like to learn more about our program areas and science behind the benefits of humans being in nature, you’re invited to explore these information resources:

Association of Nature and Forest Therapy


Canadian Horticultural Therapy Association


American Horticultural Therapy Association

International Society of Nature and Forest Medicine


Healthy Parks, Healthy People


EcoHealth Ontario