Conservation Areas and Trails

COVID-19 Update – January 5, 2022

Outdoor recreational facilities are still open for use at a 50 per cent capacity limit.  When using any outdoor facility, users must maintain a distance of two metres from people who are not part of their household. A mask or face covering is required when physical distancing is a challenge. Benches, waste bins, gates, handrails and other surfaces are not sanitized.


Conservation Areas and Trails

Greater Sudbury is a nature-lovers paradise year-round. Explore the conservation area and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Canadian Shield and our boreal forests.

If you are looking for adventure, amazing scenery and a good workout check out our many hiking and cross-country ski trails. There are multiple trails in throughout the community for all levels of ability. 

Check out the Rainbow Routes website for more information on hiking trails, trail maps, and guided hikes. Most recreational trails are maintained from May 1 to October 31.

You can also pick up trail maps at Citizen Service Centres, Greater Sudbury Public Library branches, local sports stores and tourism brochure racks throughout the city.