Treasure the View

Explore one of the most recognizable and visited natural heritage landmarks in southern Ontario. Experience this geological gem that was first formed at the base of an ancient sea over 450 million years ago.

Enjoy the view from an accessible boardwalk, education and interpretive signs, trails and the beautiful backdrop of nature.

This Cheltenham Badlands is owned by Ontario Heritage Trust and managed by CVC. Learn more about this property before you plan your visit.

Reservations Available

Book an advanced reservation and save on your visit to the Cheltenham Badlands.

Same day reservations are not available. First comes, first serve parking and admission is available at the park every day when capacity allows. See our FAQ for more information.

One accessible parking space is available. Accessible parking permit must be presented onsite.
Book an accessible parking space in advance of your trip. 

Parking reservations for buses shorter than 35 feet can be made by calling the Visitor Services team at 1-800-367-0890. Buses longer than 35ft cannot be accommodated at the Cheltenham Badlands.



Trail Name

The viewing platform gives you access to the landscape feature of the park. The platform extends across the heritage landmark to ensure its protection. Help us protect this sensitive site. Remain on the platform.

Available Activities
.06 km
Stroller Friendly

This trail connects the Bruce Trail to the viewing platform. It takes you through a slow growing forest.

Available Activities
0.32 km
1.33 km

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