Let’s explore The Hamilton Conservation Authority’s Rail Trail today.
This trail runs for 32 kilometers and links downtown Hamilton to Brantford.
I actually ran this trail last fall, as you can see from this picture. I just hadn’t gotten around to posting it yet. I really should go back and run another portion of the rail trail this summer too.
The trail is very flat and only runs in a straight line, for the most part. That is because this used to be a railroad at one point on time. I’m glad it was re-purposed as a nature trail.
The trail continues on the other side of Highway 52. I ran a kilometer or so down it and it is pretty much the same. I should start there next time I am in the neighbourhood.
There are a few farms alongside either side of the rail trail. I was glad to see the plaque about the importance of farms.
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