Bronte Creek

Burloak Dr., Oakville
Posted on January 2, 2018 / 1676
Bronte Creek
Listing Type : Cross Country Ski / Snowshoe
X-Ski km : 5
Skate km : none
Snowshoe km : yes
Skill Level : Easy
Terrain : small hills, wide paths, open fields, flat sections
Facilities : parking, warming huts, toilets/outhouse, change rooms, lodging near, drinking water, food close by, trailhead map
Trail Fee : fee at gate

Length – 13  km

Cross Country track set   – 5 km?
Skate Skiing groomed  – 0 km
Snowshoe  trail –  km, make your own trail

Skill – Easy

Terrain – mainly flat, ravine embankment to creek

Hours – 8am – Dusk

Fee – $15 per car ?

Facilities –  parking, warming hut, tobogganing (skating rink has closed)

Highlights – lookout point, historic homestead, creek valley

Phone – 905-827-6911

Website – Bronte Creek CA ,  Friends of Bronte Creek

Current Conditions

Similar Trails – Seneca, Terra Cotta, Whitchurch

Local Clubs – High Park Ski Club,  Halton Outdoor Club

Access – gate house off Burloak Dr. Park in one of 3 lots. (Lot F is closed during the winter)



Bronte Creek Provincial Park is listed for its immediate proximity to a large population. Good for a quick ski, located between Hamilton and Toronto.

The five trails – 13 kms are hiking paths in the summer. Some are out in the open and a few follow the ravine and river.

Currently 5 km are designated for cross-country but you could certainly find more directions to go in.

This area is not an organized ski resort, so those with equipment and a sense of discovery may find it of interest.

Most of the trails are easy and flat. Bronte was a homestead farm and there are still open fields in some spots.

The treed area is around the creek on the east side. It is certainly a large enough park to make your own trails for a few extra kilometers if you are inclined.

Officially there is no mention of snowshoeing, but as a provincial park you can find your own way around and make a day of it.

And there is a toboggan hill too. The ice rink closed due to aging.

Near many amenities to eat and lodge. An easy place to ski if there is a snow base, which being close to the lake is “iffy”some years.

Opening Hours
  • Monday :8am - Dusk
  • Tuesday :8am - Dusk
  • Wednesday :8am - Dusk
  • Thursday :8am - Dusk
  • Friday :8am - Dusk
  • Saturday :8am - Dusk
  • Sunday :8am - Dusk

Bronte Park Map

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