The snow is sparkling and the winter air is crisp. Leave the screens inside the house, and get out there! Take your kids, friends, and other loved ones on a winter adventure. Halton Parks is practically in your backyard, and filled with activities for winter fun. We have something for everyone on your ’Nice’ list.
Gift experiences may be purchased online; by calling 905.878.5011 ext 1221; or by visiting one of our parks, Glen Eden, or the Administration Office. Gift certificates will be mailed to the purchaser of the gift. Recipients will redeem gift certificates by visiting any Conservation Halton park or Glen Eden. Please use your own name in our e-commerce website. Purchases made after December 18th, 2017 will not be received until the New Year. Please purchase your gift before December 18th.
Buy a Halton Parks Membership for a friend, your family, or even yourself, and enjoy this gift all year round. Members receive a 15% discount at the Mountsberg and Crawford Lake gift shops; and on boat, ski, snowboard, and snowshoe rentals; and lastly, the discount also applies to camping and picnicking sites. Use your membership discount and take your kids snowshoeing for the first time this winter, or try an adventurous night winter camping at Rattlesnake Point!
Members also receive a complimentary Friends and Neighbours special day pass for you to share. Bring a close friend on a hike on the Hide and Seek trail in Crawford Lake. You’ll enjoy seeing the wooden sculptures of Species at Risk on the trail.
Are you looking for an exciting winter workout? A Halton Parks Membership includes a complimentary 2-for-1 lift ticket to Glen Eden. Get out on the slopes one weekend with a friend, and give the hills a test drive.
All of these perks are included as well as access to all seven of Conservation Halton’s Parks 364 days per year! A family (or vehicle) membership price is $129.95 (HST included). It’s a cost-effective gift that will pay for itself in experiences and memories for a whole year! More information on the membership is available here.
Want to try skiing or snowboarding? Learning starts at Glen Eden. We offer some of the best instructors around and an innovative station based Discover Program that allows participants to progress at their own speed and ability levels. The Discover Program includes everything you need - lift ticket, rental equipment, and a customized lesson. Select either skiing or snowboarding. Are you looking for a unique present for an adventurous, fit friend? They’ll love getting outside this winter and trying out the slopes at Glen Eden. More information is available on the Glen Eden website.
Get a personal introduction to eagles, hawks, owls and falcons and enjoy a private 45-minute experience led by our expert Raptor Centre staff. Depending on raptor health and training, you might even get a peek at feeding, raptor care, training, socialization, or even a behind-the-scenes tour of our facilities. Best of all, unlike our other programming, a Raptor Encounter can provide you the opportunity to hold one of our native, non-releasable raptors! Talk about a nose to beak experience! Please Note: Raptor Encounter fees include park admission! Come for the birds and stay the whole day.
By symbolically adopting Slate, Chomper or one of the other 8 feature birds, you are helping to care for your favourite raptor at Mountsberg Conservation Area. Your donation is used to pay for food, veterinary care, and training to keep our birds healthy. Your donation also buys new equipment and facilities at the Raptor Centre, and, the purchase of important habitat areas.
Can’t decide what to get your special someone? Treat them to a gift card to Conservation Halton or Glen Eden, and let them decide!