Hamilton’s captivating collection of over 100 waterfalls offers hikers endless options for day hikes that put these stunners front and centre.

 

 

 

 

  • 1

    Spencer Adventure

    The Spencer Adventure is a day full of experiences as you hike from Dundas Peak along Spencer Gorge. You’ll see Tew’s Falls, the tallest waterfall in Hamilton, as you follow Spencer Creek seeing the ruins of mills and dams along the way. You’ll end your day at Christie Lake and the Christie Lake Wildlife Management Area. Get complete hike details and download the Spencer Adventure brochure.

  • 2

    Webster's Falls Walk

    The Webster’s Falls Walk is an 8-kilometre hike that takes about three hours to complete. Highlights of your journey will include a 22-metre curtain waterfall, a historic family burial site and a cobblestone bridge crossing Spencer Creek.

     

  • 3

    Iroquoia Walk

    The Scenic Iroquoia Walk is a 3.7-kilometre hike that will take just over an hour to complete. The route will take you past seven waterfalls, including Scenic Falls, a 20-metre ribbon cascade and Princess Falls, which is particularly magical in the winter when it freezes.

  • Hamilton
    Great Falls
    Hamilton
    4

    Great Smokey Hollow Walk

    The Great Smokey Hollow Walk is a 10.2-kilometre hike that takes about three and a half hours to complete. The waterfalls showcased on this route are Great Falls, a terraced, ribbon falls that is 10 metres high and 5 metres wide and Upper Cascade Falls.

  • 5

    Felker's Falls and East Mountain Waterfall Walk

    The Felker’s Falls and East Mountain Waterfall Walk is a 4-kilometre walk that takes about one hour to complete. Hikers will experience Felker’s Falls, a 22-metre ribbon waterfall, from above and below as well as Glendale Falls, and Buttermilk Falls.

When exploring our region’s trails, waterfalls and conservation areas, please follow posted safety rules, stay on marked trails and do not climb or bypass fencing. Stay at least a body length away from escarpment and gorge edges and always be alert for potential hazards such as falling rocks and slippery rock surfaces.

Travel Deals View All >>

Experiences & Tours View All >>

Now thru October 13

On The Water with Six Nations Tourism

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON, N0A 1M0

Season Dates: May 18th to Oct 13th Length: 3 hours. All tours must be booked...

Now thru October 10

Guided Sunrise Paddles

Six Nations Tourism

Brant County Highway 54, Ohsweken, ON

Dates and Times: Every Wed starting Jun 26th until Oct (at sunrise) Cost: $35 per...

Now thru December 31

Introductory Flight Lesson

Brantford Flight Centre

110 Aviation Ave. Brantford, ON N3T 5L7, Canada

Dates: All year round Cost: $152.55 including HST

Now thru December 31

Explore Paris Like A Local – A Sweet Escape

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours

Paris, Ontario

Tour Details: This tour is a 4.5 hour all-inclusive self-guided tour with all food, sips,...

Now thru September 28

Wellness at Whitehern – A Historic Mental Health Tour

Whitehern Historic House & Garden – National Historic Site

41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 1L3

Date: Jun 29th, Jul 27th, Aug 31st, Sep 28th Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm Ages: 18+...

Now thru December 31

A Taste of Paris – Sip, Savour & Shopping

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours

Paris, Ontario

Tour Details: This tour includes three tasting locations with timed stops to make your day...

Now thru November 30

Grand Experiences: Bruce Trail 2 Day Hiking Package (Guided Trip)

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

113 Grand River Street North, Paris

Dates and Times: Available every day of the week - book in advance! Price: $525.00...

Now thru October 10

Guided Sunset Paddles

Six Nations Tourism

Brant County Highway 54, Ohsweken, ON

Dates and Times: June 27th, Jul 8th, Jul 15th, Jul 25th, Aug 1st, Aug 5th,...

Now thru August 29

Paddling in Paradise: Summer Canoe Tours

Royal Botanical Gardens

16 Old Guelph Road, Waterdown, ON, Canada

Dates and Times: Jul 4th - 6pm, Jul 13th - 9am, Jul 18th - 6pm,...

Now thru December 31

Private Date Night Painting for 2

studio k2

The Cotton Factory, DyeWorks Building, 9 Landsdowne Avenue, Hamilton

Whenever Date Night is! Event Price: $165.00 + hst per couple.

Now thru August 18

Pick Your Own Blueberries at Northfield Blueberries

Northfield Blueberries

101 Middle Townline Rd, Scotland, ON N0E 1R0

Picking Season: mid-Jul to mid-Aug Call ahead to check picking conditions!

August 23

Grand River Dinner Cruises – River Talks: Six Nations Land Claims

Grand River Dinner Cruises

36 Brant County Road 22, Caledonia, ON, N3W 2G9

Date and Time: Aug 23rd - 10:15am to 3:00pm Price: $100 per person (tax included)

Similar Stories View All >>

Sustainability Excellence Halton

Discover a conscious travel journey in The Heart of Ontario’s Halton Region.

Read More

Sustainability Excellence Hamilton & Brant

Discover a conscious travel journey in The Heart of Ontario’s Hamilton and Brant regions.

Read More

Rural on the Ridge Explore the Upside

A Farm Fresh Day Trip on the Niagara Escarpment in Hamilton.

Read More

Sunday Funday: 4 Relaxing Ways to Wrap Up The Week

Bringing back the concept of simple Sunday fun.

Read More

Waterfall Trip Ancient Gorge

Travel east to explore the Bruce Trail, Niagara Escarpment landscapes, the Waterfront Trail and Lake Ontario lookouts on this two-day trek.

Read More

Waterfall Trip Urban Passage

Hamilton is the home of extraordinary natural landmarks and the place to take in breathtaking views of thundering, rushing and invigorating waterfalls along groomed trails and pathways.

Read More

Waterfall Trip Dundas Valley

Two days to discover Carolinian forests, geological formations and six stunning waterfalls along the Bruce Trail.

Read More

Waterfall Trip Great Escape

Travel along Grindstone Creek Escarpment Valley and discover the gardens and trails of the vast nature reserve that is the Royal Botanical Gardens.

Read More

Waterfall Trip Hilton Falls

Spend two days in Halton Hills, an area of multiple conservation areas that are perfect places to access the Niagara Escarpment and Bruce Trail and enjoy hiking a vast network of wetlands and forest.

Read More

Waterfall Trip Views and Vistas

The largest waterfall in the region is the highlight of this two-day jaunt that also takes in the small town charms of Dundas.

Read More

Birding in Hamilton Halton Brant

Why birdwatchers flock to these six hotspots.

Read More

Cross Country Trail Blazing

Conservation areas offer great access to the Niagara Escarpment during winter months.

Read More

Get Travel OffersEvent Details and
Planning Ideas for Your Next Trip

Sign up to receive the latest Hamilton Halton Brant travel news delivered right to your inbox.