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Celebrate spring with a waterfall walk

The spring thaw is here, making it a perfect time to experience our region’s waterfalls while they’re at their very best. Looking for some suggestions, we’ve got you covered:
 
Follow old logging roads and earthen paths on the 4-km Hilton Falls Trail at Hilton Falls Conservation Area and you’ll be rewarded with a stunning 10-metre waterfall and mysterious 19th century mill ruins. Get suggestions for a fun-filled two-day itinerary.
 
The Great Falls Loop is a 3.5-km route, with an optional 1.1-km side loop. Hikers will enjoy stunning Escarpment views over Burlington and stops at Great Falls (also known as Grindstone, Waterdown or Smokey Hollow Falls). Get complete route details and map.
 
The Felker's to Albion Falls Route is a 10.3-km route that showcases four beautiful waterfalls just steps away from urban Hamilton: Felker’s Falls, Glendale Falls, Albion Falls and Buttermilk Falls. Get complete route details and map.
 
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.
 
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.


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