Start by getting outside for a truly Canadian adventure? Here are eight ideas to help explorers and adventurers do just that in Hamilton Halton Brant.

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    Paddle, tube or raft down the Grand River

    Choose your own adventure on this designated Canadian Heritage River by canoe, kayak, raft, stand-up paddleboard and more. The area’s outfitting companies will help you plan your Grand River adventure with expert advice, equipment and trip guidance.

  • 2

    Hike to the top of the Niagara Escarpment or along Canada’s oldest footpath, the Bruce Trail

    Hiking in Hamilton Halton Brant means discovering some of Canada’s most magnificent landscapes. An ancient fossil in the limestone of the Niagara Escarpment, or a Bruce Trail waterfall frozen in time make it easy to forget about the destination and just enjoy the journey. Options include Guided Bruce Trail Waterfall Walks and Self-guided Bruce Trail Conservancy Waterfall Hikes.

  • 3

    Rock a Niagara Escarpment climbing adventure

    Why be limited by four walls at a climbing gym when you can take in views perched atop the Niagara Escarpment? A number of outfitters provide rock climbing and rappelling lessons along the limestone cliffs of Halton’s Rattlesnake Point. Experienced enough to venture out to climb on your own? Mount Nemo features a number of bolted sport lines.

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    Tiffany Falls
    Hamilton
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    Climb a frozen waterfall

    Frozen Niagara Escarpment waterfalls offer a unique challenge for rock climbers looking to try something new. When the weather permits, Hamilton Conservation Authority allows use of Tiffany Falls for this signature sport. Learn more about ice climbing at Tiffany Falls with One Axe Pursuits who can help you plan your ice climbing adventure.

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    City of Waterfalls
    Hamilton
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    Hike Hamilton’s waterfalls

    Hamilton’s captivating collection of over 100 waterfalls offers hikers endless options for day hikes that put these stunners front and centre. The Spencer Adventure is a day full of experiences as you hike from Dundas Peak along Spencer Gorge. Get complete hike details and download the Spencer Adventure brochure. Learn more about Hamilton’s waterfalls and discover other hiking options in Hamilton Halton Brant.

  • 6

    Raft the Nith River’s white water rapids

    If you’re looking for a rafting experience that’s more rapid than relaxing, you’ll want to book an early spring trip when high water on the Nith River near Paris produces exciting whitewater rafting with easy-to-moderate Class 1 & 2 rapids. Find an outfitter that specializes in rafting on the Grand River and discover other paddling adventures.

  • 7

    Bike the tough terrain in the Dundas Valley

    The Dundas Valley is full of waterfalls, elevation changes and sweet singletrack riding for experienced riders only. The routes are easy to follow using rider generated maps on Everytrail, but aren’t well marked. You can also get a riding map from FreeWheel in downtown Dundas.

  • 8

    Have a wilderness mountain bike adventure at Kelso Conservation Area

    Amazing views atop the Niagara Escarpment at Kelso Conservation Area make you feel a million miles from home. At Kelso, you’ll find easy access to 22km of some of the region’s best mountain bike trails. If you’re looking for an up-hill challenge, kick-start your ride by venturing up the ski-hill, or check out the Mountain Bike Skills Zone with wooden bridges, rollers, rocks and logs. View a map of Kelso Conservation’s trails and learn more about Singletrack Trails.

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July 2 - September 1

Historic Garden Tours

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Cost:  Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to...

Now thru December 15

Ridge Road Wine Tour

Wine Tours Toronto

550 Eglinton Ave. W. Toronto, ON Canada

Saturday tours with 3 pick up locations. 9:30 am from Toronto, 10 am from Oakville,...

June 14 - September 13

Sunset Social Paddles

Burlington Beach Rentals

1084 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON, L7S1A2

2019 Dates; Friday, June 14th; Friday, July 19; Friday; August 16; Saturday, September 14. 2-...

December 6

Delicious Desserts: Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Ages:       14 years and up Cost:        $50 per person. Pre-registration is required. Time:        6:30 PM...

July 21

Plant Bake Hunt Eat!: Family Friendly Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Cost: $55 for 1 adult and 1 child. $20 for each additional child. Pre-registration is required....

Now thru November 19

2-Day Bruce Trail Waterfall Hiking Tour

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Now thru November 3

Indigenous Edible Medicinal Hike

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

May 25 - October 28

Whisper to the Moon

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Price: From $99 per person, meet up at 7:30 pm and ends 10:30-11:30pm

Now thru October 5

Rock Climbing

One Axe Pursuits

7200 Appleby Line, Milton, ON, L9T 2Y1

Rattlesnake Point from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm, $200 + HST

Now thru November 30

Where Cultures Meet

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON, N0A 1M0

Now thru October 20

Kayak Trips on the Grand River

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

There are no stores along the paddling section of the river... so you need to...

June 3

Full Moon Beach Yoga

Burlington Beach Rentals

1084 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON, L7S1A2

$ 27 + hst Held every Full Moon 7:50 p.m. - 9 p.m. Advance Reservation...

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