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.
COVID-19 Visitor Guidelines
- Practice physical distancing by staying two metres (six feet) apart.
- Wear a mask where physical distancing is a challenge. A mandatory face covering is required for admittance to buildings in accordance with the local public health unit.
- Adhere to provincial social gathering guidelines.
- Keep your dog on leash and at least two metres (six feet) away from other dogs and people.
- Respect the instructions provided by our dedicated staff.
- Consider bringing your own hand sanitizer as there are limited hand-washing facilities available.
- Respect all signage, facility closures and no parking areas. Illegal parking subject to fines and towing.
- Read all park rules.
- Check park advisories before leaving home for the latest updates at each park.
- For parks that require admission fees, use online payment for contactless entry. Debit and credit card purchases are available with tap. Use cash only when you don’t have another option.
- Visitor and parking capacity limits are in effect to ensure physical distancing. Be prepared to turn back if a property is full.
- Limit your stay. Leave time for others to visit while reducing the number of people onsite at one time.
- Be patient and prepare for extended wait times while we process you safely.
- Obey all in-park directional signage.
- Yield to oncoming traffic on bridges and boardwalks.
- Read all trail etiquette guidelines.
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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.
This trail connects the Bruce Trail to the viewing platform. It takes you through a slow growing forest.