Before signing up for any specific hike, take a look at the difficulty rating to assess if the program is right for you. Hikes are rated Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced, based on a variety of factors including trail length, steepness and condition such as tripping or fall hazard.
View our Hiking Rating chart (PDF)
If you have questions about any of the hikes, please contact the Outdoor Recreation Coordinator for more information.
Hiking Participant PAR-Q
Before taking part in a hiking program, please read the questions below to assess your readiness to participate:
- Has your doctor ever said that you have a heart condition and that you should only do physical activity recommended by a doctor?
- Do you feel pain in your chest when you do physical activity?
- In the past month, have you had chest pain when you were not doing physical activity?
- Do you lose your balance because of dizziness or do you ever lose consciousness?
- Do you have a bone or joint problem (for example, back, knee or hip) that could be made worse by a change in your physical activity?
- Is your doctor currently prescribing drugs (for example, water pills) for your blood pressure or heart condition?
- Do you know of any other reason why you should not do physical activity?
If you answered YES to one or more of the questions:
Talk with your doctor before you start becoming much more physically active. Tell your doctor about the PAR-Q and which questions you answered YES to.