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

 

 

 

 

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    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.

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    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.

     

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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November 17 - January 4

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Whitehern Historic House & Garden – National Historic Site

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

Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Tuesday to Sunday) Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day &...

Now thru October 26

Learn to Paddle Experience

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Sunday Departures

Now thru December 31

Indigenous Edible Medicinal Hike

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Available 7 days a week. . Reservations are a must (phone or email)

May 2 - 3

Doors Open: Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM; This is a free event. No museum admission fees.

November 21 - January 3

Christmas in Pioneer Spirit

Battlefield House Museum & Park – National Historic Site

77 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8G 5E5

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM...

April 2

Learn About Cannabis Cultivation

Steel Wheel Brewery

105 Powerline Rd, Brantford, ON N3T 5L8

7-9 PM - Dr. Youbin Zheng, University of Guelph - $25+tax/person

April 30

Living with Culture: Home Fermentation and the Dark Art of Hot Saucery

Steel Wheel Brewery

105 Powerline Road, Brantford

7-9 PM - Matthew Sutcliffe, Hot Sauce Enthusiast - $30+tax/person (includes the course + beer)

May 1 - October 15

Mohawk Run

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Nature Galore!

April 6 - December 31

Float High in the Sky at iFLY Toronto(Oakville)

iFLY Toronto

2007 Winston Park Drive Oakville, L6H 6P5

FLIGHT HOURS Monday: CLOSED Tuesday to Thursday: 2 PM - 9 PM Friday: 11 PM...

Now thru October 15

Grand River 2-Day Canoe and Camping Trip

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

8-Hour, Self-Guided

May 2 - 3

Doors Open: Whitehern Historic House & Garden

Whitehern Historic House & Garden – National Historic Site

41 Jackson St W, Hamilton, ON L8P 1L3, Canada

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM; For All Ages; This is a free event. No museum...

May 2 - 3

Doors Open: Dundurn National Historic Site

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM This is a free event!

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