The Experiential Hiking Trail Network presented by Columbia.
Self-Guided Hikes With Endless ChoicesA great way to start the day is with a trek along one of Blue Mountain’s hiking trails. Trails range in difficulty, and every trail rewards visitors with the gorgeous vistas and natural wonders of the Niagara Escarpment.


10AM - 6PM

Fast Facts

 Included With Play All Day ticket and Explore All Day ticket

 Unlimited Access with a 5x7® Pass, Ikon Pass or Explore Pass

25km+ of trails

Refillable Columbia Hydration Station at the top of the Escarpment

Track your hikes using the Blue Mountain App

Need to Know

Trail Access

Guests can access the hiking trails with one of the following products:

  • 2023/24 5x7®️ or Ikon Pass
  • 2023/24 Explore Season Pass
  • Play All Day ticket
  • Play All Evening ticket
  • Explore All Day ticket
  • Play As You Go Ticket


  • Check the Mountain Conditions Report prior to heading out for current trail status, weather, and conditions.
  • Hiking is self-guided and proper footwear is recommended. Lightweight sandals are not suitable for hiking and multi-use trails.
  • Stay hydrated. Carry a bottle of water or wear a hydration backpack system.
  • Tell a reliable person where you are going and when you expect to be back.
  • Dogs must be on-leash at all times.
  • Study trail descriptions and maps. Choose a trail suitable for the least experienced hiker in your group.
  • Stay on marked trails.

Trail Etiquette

  • Show courtesy to fellow trail users! Hike to the least experienced hiker's ability.
  • Leave what you find. Do not remove natural resources from the trails including rocks, fossils, nests, and other such items. Let other people enjoy them as you do.
  • To prevent damage to vegetation, stay on marked trails at all times.
  • Leave no trace. Pick up what you pack in to the trails including disposable cups, water bottles, wrappers and more. Garbage and recycling bins are located at the top and bottom of Blue Mountain for your use.

Two Friends with their child sitting in the grass enjoying a picnic at Blue Mountain
Designated Picnic Area
Guests are asked to use the designated picnic area for any outside food or drinks. Our designated picnic area is conveniently located across from the Open-Air Gondola at the top of the Mountain, next to the Coca-Cola container.

Guidelines for Safety and Enjoyment:
To ensure an enjoyable experience for all, we kindly ask guests to be considerate of others and use tables for a maximum of 60 minutes. Also, please ensure you use our provided waste and recycling receptacles to help keep this area clean. Note that this area is not secured nor monitored and any items left are at the guests’ own risk. For safety reasons, grilling equipment, hot plates, and open flames are not permitted.

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