Nature Trails near Waterdown, Ontario

Waterdown is a community in the amalgamated community of the City of Hamilton. Of interest are several historical buildings which remain from the founding of the town, these include the Royal Coachman (originally the Kirk House, or Kirk Hotel), American House, the former-library, and numerous private residences and businesses.

Rich in history and culture and surrounded by spectacular nature, Hamilton, Ontario is a city like no other. Unique for its distinctive urban feel and vibrant arts and culture, Hamilton also boasts deep roots and a proud history. Bounded by the picturesque southern shores of Lake Ontario and the lush trails of the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, Hamilton offers incredible access to conservation and recreation lands, amazing waterfalls, and is a natural playground for cyclists, hikers, boaters and outdoor adventurers.

It’s time to meet the Hamilton you don’t know. It’s a city where arts thrive, from grass-roots galleries to century-old institutions. And where history’s presence is celebrated and honoured through its National Historic Sites, renowned museums and architecture. It’s a destination that unfolds in surprising ways, from its stunning natural beauty to a vibrant culinary scene. However you spend your time, let your sense of adventure guide you to new and exciting places around this dynamic, authentic destination.

Ideally located in the heart of the country’s most popular travel destinations, the Hamilton lies halfway between Toronto and Niagara Falls, less than an hour from each, making it an ideal destination, an attractive overnight detour, or a convenient stopover. Plan your trip at

Some of Ontario's best hiking trails and nature trails are near Waterdown.

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Lots of parking at the trailhead. 2 trails – one paved, great for strollers, bicycling, rollerblading; the other one, a natural trail and boardwalk that runs along Grindstone Creek. We would also direct you to read our DISCLAIMER and our TRAIL USERS CODE....


This loop trail starts at the Smokey Hollow parking lot for Grand Falls on Mill St, Waterdown, ON. Start the loop by taking the main Bruce Trail eastward across Mill St. Follow the white blazed trail as it crosses Flander’s Drive and Mountain Brow Rd....