Map and Aerial Photo Sources

Site: Halton Region

Record #: BTN2597
Last Full Update: 20 Sep 2023

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

This listing describes where to purchase or view various types of maps and aerial photos 

Cycling and Trail Maps:



  • interactive Halton Region Cycling Network map available online to view or print

Halton Hills


Bruce Trail maps and an app are available from Bruce Trail Conservancy, for more information, see here
Ontario Trails map is available from Ontario Trails Council, for more information, see here  
Geological and Mining Maps:

Ontario Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry

  • access to Mining Lands Administration System map viewer, paper maps and historical mining claims maps
  • toll free 1-888-415-9845, email or website

Hydrographic and Marine Navigational Charts:

Canadian Hydrographic Service

  • produces paper and digital charts and navigational products
  • toll free 1-866-546-3613, email or website

McMaster University Lloyd Reeds Map Collection

Consists of a wide variety of maps and geographical resources, including local collections of fire insurance plans and aerial photos

  • includes more than 130,000 paper maps, 18,000 air photos and 3,000 atlases, as well as thousands of historical maps, many of which have been digitized and made available online
  • phone 905-525-9140 ext 24745, email or website

Ontario Topographical Maps:

Topographical maps of selected Ontario Regions may be available for reference use only in local libraries



National Air Photo Library (Ottawa) 
Archives over 6 million aerial photographs covering all of Canada, some of which date back to the 1920s 
Toll free 1-800-230-6275, email or website 
Archives of Ontario Forest Resource Inventory (Toronto) 
Black and white aerial forest photos 
Toll free 1-800-668-9933, email or website  
McMaster University Aerial Photograph Collection (Hamilton) 
Approximately 18,000 photos of the local Hamilton area in various sizes and formats dating from 1919 to the present 
Phone 905-525-9140, email or website


Vary by program

Areas Served Canada ; Not Limited ; Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions

Contact individual organizations for information

Languages English
Fees Service - for some, varies by service

Site Information

Located In Community Ontario
Physical Access Unknown - accessibility varies by location

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Topic Guides
HCSD Sub Heading Special Topics
Service Categories Maps

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