From the escarpment brow, noted for its panoramas, to the forested depths of the gorge below, the Spencer Gorge/Webster Falls Conservation Area exhibits the physical features which have made the Niagara Escarpment one of Ontario’s most spectacular geological formations.

This significant natural area contains two beautiful waterfalls: Webster and Tew Falls. Webster is a magnificent tiered waterfall and Tew, which towers at 41 metres, is only a few metres shorter than Niagara Falls. Both offer spectacular vistas of the gorge.

A nature trail allows access to the Dundas Peak, which provides stunning views of Dundas and Hamilton. Other pathways passing through the park include the Bruce Trail, and a side-trail to historic Crooks Hollow Conservation Area.

Enjoy the Spencer Gorge from the Spencer Adventure Trail, which connects from Christie Lake all the way to the Dundas Peak.  Visitors are encouraged to park at one of the alternate parking lots at Crooks Hollow or Christie Lake Conservation Area and use the trail to access the Spencer Gorge/Webster Falls Conservation Area.

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Length: Unknown
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking and Snowshoeing
Accessibility Notes: Not Accessible
Fees: Parking fee

Flora & Fauna:

Not yet reported

Amenities: None reported

Attractions: waterfalls, panaoramic views

Hamilton Conservation Authority 838 Mineral Springs Road, Ancaster, Ontario 905-525-2181

Find it: 577 Harvest Rd, Dundas, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 43.2816650
Longitude: -79.9796050