Rattlesnake Point

Date:Sunday September 18
Hike Leader:Gerry Dombrower
Distance: 13km
Difficulty:Level 2

Our hike leader We start at Rattlesnake Point and we hike across the valley to and around Crawford Lake.


From Yonge and York Mills.

  1. Take Highway 401 west to Highway 25 at Milton, exit 320.
  2. Turn south.
  3. At Steeles, turn right (west).
  4. At Appleby Line at the "T" intersection, turn left (south).
  5. After a couple of kilometres, the parking lot is on your right.
  6. If you get to the Niagara Escarpment hill (road goes down and twists and turns) you have gone too far.

Google Maps Directions.

There is an admission fee to the park, which you can share with your passengers from carpooling if you have any. We will meet in the upper parking lot, and we will try to get going at 11:15am.


This hike is level 2 with some serious hills and some excellent lookouts. Bring a camera.

Après Hike

How about Portabellos Pizza & Eatery? Drive south from Rattlesnake point to Derry Road. Drive east on Derry Road a bit over nine kilometres, past Thompson Road. It is on the southwest corner of Derry Road and Trudeau Drive. Here it is on Google Maps! If you reach James Snow parkway, you have past it.

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