Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Hamilton

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  • Love this place! Not too far from the surrounding neighbourhood but once in it, it feels like a sanctuary.  more »
  • This is a line from Wikipedia: Dundas Valley Conservation Area is located on the Niagara Escarpment in Dundas, Ontario, a constituent community of Hamilton, Ontario, and is owned and operated by the H...  more »
  • There are many trails in the Conservation area that provide a place for day outings. The trails are well marked and offer the walker some beautiful views of the forest of the Dundas Valley. Biking is ...  more »
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  • The network of trails winding through all the DVCA land is amazing! Even on a busy day there are side trails that wind you through beautiful Carolinian forest with many bird and mammal species enjoying themselves as much as you! If you continue your walk on the other side of governors on the McCormack trail you will also reach a recently fallen, giant oak tree slowly decomposing where it fell! Quite a site to see
  • You can buy an annual trail pass if you come often and need to drive, it saves paying $10 each time; and, supports the conservation area. Local businesses also support the community with access and free parking. The Ancaster Old Mill will often let you use their secondary parking lot (no charge) and you can go into the DVCA from the Hermitage trail, which offers an easy side trail to Canterbury falls. Or, park at the Lion's club pool (no charge), and go in on the Sulphur Creek trail. You can even park at the Ancaster community center (no fee for parking) and hike down through the back trails; it's a bit of a climb up, but great wooded areas!
  • Great area to hike. Tons of trails to explore!
  • Could use more signs it’s a big park and easy to get lost. There is a train station too for film purpose.
  • One of the most beautiful places in the Hamilton area. I've been coming here since I was a kid. There are so many trails and paths through here that I have still not seen them all.

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