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.

  • 1

    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
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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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Now thru September 11

Grand River Rafting & Tubing – Paris to Brant Park

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

This trip is offered on: Daily Between: May 21, 2021 and Sep 11, 2022

Now thru October 31

Camping at Rattlesnake Point

Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area

7200 Appleby Line, Milton, ON, L9T 2Y1

Additional campers are $10 / person

July 4 - August 26

Aspire Climbing Summer Camp

104 Bronte St N, Milton, ON L9T 2N5, Canada

Now thru October 24

Overnight Grand River Canoe Camping Trip

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

This trip is offered on: Daily Between: Apr 30, 2022 and Oct 24, 2022

Now thru July 3

Lake to Longhouse Tour

Conservation Halton

3115 Conservation Road, Milton, ON L9T 2X3, Canada

11am - 3pm

June 29 - November 30

Flight, Bite & Nature Walk

Visit our website for current availability.

Now thru June 1

Brant County Beer Tour

The Beer Tour Company

All patrons must be 19yrs of age or older. By booking you are accepting our...

Now thru December 31

Fire Over Water Exhibit at Crawford Lake

Crawford Lake Conservation Area

3115 Conservation Road, Milton, ON, L9T 2X3

9am - 7pm.

Now thru September 24

Special Exhibition | Beyond Human Limits

Joseph Brant Museum

1240 North Shore Boulevard East, Burlington, ON, L7S 1C5

Joseph Brant Museum Tuesday - Saturday - 10:00AM to 4:00PM Special exhibition is included with...

Now thru August 13

All Guilds Show 2022

Art Gallery of Burlington

1333 Lakeshore Road , Burlington, ON, L7S 1A9

Now thru October 30

Grand River Experience

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

This trip is offered on: Daily Between: Nov 16, 2021 and Oct 30, 2022

August 10

Arts After Hours: Spencer Mackenzie

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

6pm

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