Local Links for the Clarington Area

Durham Region Tourism
Just minutes east of Toronto lies Durham Region, a place with rolling hills, farms and small towns. Discover a pleasant mix of rural charm and urban sophistication. Durham Region has something for everyone.

Municipality Of Clarington
Come to Clarington where fun and excitement meet. There are attractions, historic sites and sport venues to entertain and amuse the whole family. From Archibald Orchards & Estate Winery to Empire Orchards & Herb Farm to the Zoos, Marinas and picturesque countryside. There is something for everyone in Clarington. Visitors are encouraged to stop by the Clarington Tourism Office (Liberty Street South, across from the Clarington Hotel) for updated information about the many community events and happenings.

Local Parks and Conservation Areas

Hiking in local conservation areas and the immediate vicinity offers a variety of trail types to enjoy the scenic woods of this area.

Darlington Provincial Park
Cross-country ski trails, snowmobiling trails, mountain bicycling and motorcycling trails, hiking. Parking all year with Chalet and canteen during December to March for the ski season only.

Ganaraska Forest
Offering the best in outdoor recreation fun. Close to 11,000 acres of forest are waiting to be explored. The Ganaraska Forest can provide year-round pleasure for you or your family: Trails for Cross-Country Skiing, Mountain Biking, and Nature Walking; Horseback Riding; and shared use trails for Off-Road, ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle), and Snowmobile Adventures . Note: (Forest Membership or Day Pass Required for all Trails and Forest Access).

Second Marsh Wildlife & Conservation Areas

Welcome Cyclists
For cyclists, the Welcome Cyclists Network offers a variety of information on cycling in Ontario, inspiring visitors and residents to explore more by bike. Find links to useful cycling maps and plan your day trip or multi day cycling itineraries with stops at certified bicycle friendly businesses enroute. View our map with links to accommodations, restaurants, cafes, wineries, attractions, bike stores, tours and rental locations that all offer cyclists extra services and amenities, creating a positive experience and fuelling your desire to get back on the saddle to explore more of Ontario by bike.

Waterfront Trail
The Waterfront Trail represents a whole new way of thinking about the Lake Ontario and St Lawrence River waterfronts that emphasizes the links between ecological health, economic vitality, and a sense of community. It has helped inspire people to rediscover and improve the lakeshore, and been part of a transformation of under-utilized and environmentally degraded lands to vibrant places with businesses and jobs, parks and recreational facilities, natural habitats, cultural venues and attractions.

Orono Crown Lands
The Orono Crown Lands have trails for hiking and cycling, and areas for picnics. They also host events like our annual summer BBQ and Breakfast in the Forest.

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