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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March 7 - December 31

The Power of Design: The Architecture of Hydro-Electric Buildings in Hamilton

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM; Museum is open Tuesday to Sunday. Closed on Mondays. This...

June 13

Heritage Bus Tours: Ancaster Heritage Days

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

31 Sulphur Springs Rd, Ancaster, ON

This is a FREE event for All Ages. 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

February 1 - March 14

A Taste of Paris Food Tour

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours – Experience Local!

The Tour will begin at 10:30am. $55.00 for tour. Tour only available on February 1st,...

Now thru April 13

Winter Exhibit: Wildlife Rescue

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; RBG Centre, Included in your General Admission or Membership

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)

Now thru January 25

Owl Prowl

Mountsberg Conservation Area and Discovery Centre

2259 Milburough Line, Campbellville ON

January 17th & 24th - 7:00-9:00 pm - ADULTS; January 18th & 25th - 6:30-8:30...

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.

April 23

Learn About Medical Cannabis

Steel Wheel Brewery

105 Powerline Road, Brantford

7-9 PM - Sherri Graham, Cannabis Supply Company - $20+tax/person (includes the course + beer)

Now thru March 31

An Authentic Taste of Italy – Cooking Class

Berkeley North

31 King William St, Hamilton, ON L8R 1A1

February 17

Family Day – Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

1219 Burloak Dr, Oakville, ON L6M 4J7

Daily Vehicle Permit-$18.00; Senior Permit (65+)-$14.50; Disabled Permit (with proof of Ontario Disability Permit)-$9.00; Bus...

May 2 - 3

Doors Open: Battlefield

Battlefield House Museum & Park – National Historic Site

77 King Street West, Stoney Creek, ON

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM This is a free event (includes museum admission)

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