Trip Planner:   Canada  /  Ontario  /  Hamilton  /  Dundas  /  Tews Falls

Tews Falls, Dundas

3.9
#3 of 12 in Nature in Hamilton
Tews Falls, is a 41 metre ribbon waterfall (only a few metres shorter than Niagara Falls), and is the tallest waterfall found in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Located at the Spencer Gorge / Webster's Falls Conservation Area in Greensville, its source is Logie's Creek. It is a 20-minute walk along municipal roads away from Webster's Falls. Also known as Hopkin's Falls and Tunis's Falls. Best viewed in the springtime as it tends to dry up in the summer months.Nearby attractions include the Bruce Trail, Dundas Peak, Crooks Hollow Conservation Area, Christie Lake Conservation Area, Carnegie Gallery in downtown Dundas. There is a picnic area and bathroom facilities located at Christie Lake Conservation Area.DirectionsIn Hamilton, take Main Street West past McMaster University and straight into Dundas. Take it straight past the library and up the hill. Continue straight through a Y-junction of sorts and then turn right on Harvest Rd. There are signs pointing in the direction of the falls. The parking lot is on the right-hand side of the road.Tews Falls can no longer be reached from Webster's falls via the Bruce Trail, but by a 5-minute drive down Harvest Road to the Tews Falls parking area.
Make Tews Falls a centerpiece of your Hamilton vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Hamilton road trip planning app .
Source
Create an itinerary including Tews Falls

(Hamilton is the nearest city to Tews Falls)

map
Places to stay near Tews Falls
Tews Falls Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
170 reviews
Google
4.3
TripAdvisor
  • tews falls is the highest waterfall in Hamilton area .a lot easier to get to in the weekdays with 2 viewing platforms  more »
  • Park with trails in rural Hamilton. Good trails and lookouts for photos. 2 hour ride. With snow and low temperatures we took the fall.
    View original
  • The people have to be shuttled in too many people. Ten dollars a car and five dollars a person. You use to be able to walk from Webster s to Tew falls but someone has put up privicey fence soooo you h...  more »
Google
  • Amazing ribbon waterfall, and is the tallest waterfall found in Hamilton, with a beautiful path that you walk on to get here and it is not disappointing! There are a few outlooks but the first one is the best. Easy to park and easy to get to. Little expensive at $10 for parking.
  • Beautiful place. I love coming here with my family. It's an easy walk even for young children. Just make sure you bring good walking shoes with some sort of grip. Cost of admission is 5 per person over the age of 5 and 10 dollars per vehicle. Price includes Websters falls admission and some lake I can't recall. You're also only 1.6km to Dundas peak. If you live in the Toronto area it's a great day trip.
  • Ten dollars per car plus five per person is usurious and will prevent a large portion of the community from seeing this natural beauty.
  • Really good views but parking is a problem on most of the falls in hamilton. Either they are limited or way to far from the spot. And if you park on the side of the road you will definitely get a ticket.
  • Good. Difficult to get a shot of the falls. No parking here you will have to park at webster falls. Got a parking ticket.

Plan your trip to Hamilton

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Tews Falls by other users

21 days in Milton BY A USER FROM CANADA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Hamilton BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 40 days in London BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Hamilton BY A USER FROM ITALY May, culture, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Hamilton BY A USER FROM ITALY May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Hamilton BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in Cambridge BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, beaches, museums, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in London BY A USER FROM BRAZIL April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Hamilton BY A USER FROM CANADA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Hamilton BY A USER FROM CANADA May, teens, popular PREFERENCES: May, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Hamilton BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Cambridge BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans