Here's just a small sampling of the natural treasures you can enjoy close to home with our adventure travel partners. Above is the view from a diversion off the Bruce Trail near Tobermory

bruce trail, hamilton

You may be rewarded with a carpet of forget-me-nots when you take the trail through Ancaster and Dundas. Our partners at Grand Experiences run day- and multi-day trips around hiking the trail within an hour of Oakville and Burlington.

Here are some other adventures to check out:

http://www.thespec.com/living-story/4594050-easy-to-reach-hiking-spots-open-the-way-to-the-trail-less-travelled/

http://www.thespec.com/living-story/5788804-taking-the-path-less-travelled-in-mennonite-farm-country/

http://www.thespec.com/living-story/4768188-paddling-down-a-lazy-river-by-kayak/

http://www.thespec.com/living-story/5321831-off-the-grid-and-head-first-into-the-snow/

http://www.thespec.com/living-story/5440695-in-quebec-they-know-how-to-get-the-most-from-winter/