If your Holy Grail is an amazing trail, point your hiking boots toward Hamilton Halton Brant. The Bruce Trail, Canada’s oldest and longest footpath, is just the beginning of the scenic walkabouts that await. Treat your feet to a few hours of adventure on hundreds of miles of paths and trails.

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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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.

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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.

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Waterfall Trip Dundas Valley

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Four ways to stop and smell the flowers at RBG

Water, Water Everywhere

Home to miles and miles of Lake Ontario shorelines and historic harbours.

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Paddling along the Grand River

Local outfitters offer a range of unique experiences on the Grand River.

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Picture perfect gardens

As our country’s gardens come back to life each spring, a beautiful lesson in Canadian history blooms as well.

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The Fab Fall Road Trip Roundup

6 Amazing Autumn Drive Destination

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The Last-Minute Camper’s Guide To Finding (and Saving) on a Site

So many fun ways to set up camp!

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The Only-In-Ontario Summer Road Trip

Can’t-Miss Stops For Your Next Cruise

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Water, Land, Air: Find Unexpected New Ways For Your Family To Play This Summer

Pick A Theme To Find Your Fun

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Escape To The Country

6 Rural Retreats To Replenish Your Spirit This Spring

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8 Outdoor Activities That Deliver Thrills and Chills In Any Fall Weather

Find late-fall fun.

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The Wander-Fall Adventure Finder

Make the most of exploring season.

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Summer 2.0

Stretch out summer fun a little longer.

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Happy FALL-OWEEN!

Scare up some fun in Hamilton Halton Brant!

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Rural On The Ridge

Take a day trip detour on Hamilton’s escarpment ridge

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Fall For… Hamilton

Grab a sweater and head out for a fall day in Hamilton.

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Fall For… Halton Hills

A burst of autumn in Halton Hills.

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Fall For… Grand River Country

Explore Grand River Country this fall.

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Pints & Plants: 6 Must-try Beer and Vegan Food Pairings

Fuel up with Hamilton Halton Brant’s favourite plant-based beer and food combos

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Build Your Best Basket

Hit the road for fall picnic fun

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Find Fall Flight Flavours

Pair These Ale Trail Stops with Autumn Adventures in Hamilton Halton Brant

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Trade FOMO for JOMO: Easy Swaps For More Summer Joy

Get on the fast path towards a more joy-filled summer.

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Forest Bathing 101: 4 Reasons To Take A Woodsy Walk

Unwind and relax with a forest bath.

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This Art is Outside: Get an Outdoor Art Fix

Find creative ways to blend an art experience with some fresh air and sunshine.

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Sunday Funday: 4 Retro Ways to End The Week

Bringing back the concept of simple Sunday fun.

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8 Signs You Are A True Canadian Summer Weekend Warrior

Add some spark to your long weekend this summer.

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4 Fun-Filled Field Trips

Surprise your “class” with an end of the year field trip!

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Wilkes Dam/Grand River Loop

Follow the Grand River for 18 kms of awesome.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Waterfront Loop

Enjoy historical sites and lakeside breezes.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Paris Two Rivers Loop

Discover the riverside trails of Paris, Ontario.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Going to the Chapel Route

A true Niagara Escarpment adventure with scenic vistas.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Felker’s and Albion Falls Loop

Waterfalls highlight a route along Hamilton mountain.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Dundas Valley All-Falls Loop

Explore 1,200 hectares of lush Carolinian forest.

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The Best of Spring: Six Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors

The definitive spring guide to fresh air forays.

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Let Fly in Hamilton Halton Brant

Why birdwatchers flock to these six hotspots.

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Top 6 Places for Fall Foliage

Your guide to awe-inspiring spots.

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Discover Your Perfect Brand of Grand

9 Budget-Friendly Family Trip Ideas

Hiking for Everybody

We’ve got a hike for that.

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Let Us Be Your Guide

Cross Country Trail Blazing

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

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Signs You Belong to a Fresh Air Family

Find out if your family qualifies for all things outdoors.

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Cache In

Beach Blanket Bingo

Hiking Hamilton’s Waterfalls

Fall is a perfect time for outdoor adventures in Hamilton Halton Brant.

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Now thru December 31

Archived: Where Cultures Meet

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

$70.00/person for a group of less than 20; $60.00/person for a group of 20 people...

Now thru June 1

Downtown Hamilton Walking Tour

Tour Guys

36 Hunter St. E., Hamilton, ON L8N 3W8

Now thru June 1

FREE Downtown Hamilton Walking Tour

Tour Guys

36 Hunter St. E., Hamilton, ON L8N 3W8

Now thru April 4

Yoga at the Gardens

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Now thru January 31

Downtown Milton Flashback Tour

Downtown Milton BIA

251 Main Street East, Milton, ON, L9T 1P1

Now thru December 31

A Day of Play Experience

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Price: $70.00/person for a group of less than 20; $60.00/person for a group of 20...

Now thru March 4

Gohsrehneh (Winter) Explorers

Chiefswood Park Cabins

1037 Highway 54 Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Every Saturday from 12pm - 3pm, Ages 7 - 12, $20 per session or $145...

Now thru March 20

Virtual Guided Hike: Winter Edition

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Pre-Registration Required

Now thru June 1

FREE Hamilton Waterfront Tour

Tour Guys

47 Discovery Dr, Hamilton, ON L8L 8K4

Now thru December 31

Trail Mix

Tourism Brantford

Hardy Road, Brantford, ON, Canada

Now thru March 15

Growing Your Own Food: Workshops

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

February 12

Walk Through the Seasons – Winter Tree & Vine Identification

Chiefswood Park Cabins

1037 Highway 54 Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

12pm - 2pm Location: Chiefswood Park Lower Pavilion Cost: Free No need to pre-register, we...

Now thru February 23

Gentle Yoga

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Now thru March 26

Treewalk Village in Winter

Treetop Trekking

5050 Harrison Rd, Binbrook, ON L0R 1C0

Now thru March 19

Winter Mindfulness Walks

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

February 5 - May 7

Nature Journaling Trees

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Sundays, Feb 5, March 5, April 2, May 7; 1 to 4 p.m

Now thru November 1

Bee Beard Experience

Backed By Bees

6214 Appleby Line, Burlington, Ontario L7M 0P7

$199.99

Now thru November 19

Bruce Trail Iroquoia Day Trip

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

This trip is offered on: Daily Between: Apr 16, 2022 and Nov 19, 2023

Now thru March 29

Virtual Chair Yoga with Ageless Arts

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

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