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Dundas Valley Conservation Area hiking

Ontario, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Dundas Valley Conservation Area Statistics

What are the activities at Dundas Valley Conservation Area ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Dundas Valley Conservation Area?

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 Hamilton Conservation Authority. Its 40-kilometre trail system provides a connection to the Bruce Trail. The area contains a trailhead of the Hamilton-Brantford-Cambridge Trails, Canada's first fully developed interurban multi-use trail system, which is a part of the Trans Canada Trail.

The Dundas Valley Conservation Area is a beautiful place to explore in Ontario. There are over 16,000 acres of land to hike, bike, and explore. The valley is also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, coyotes, and foxes. There are also plenty of opportunities for fishing and bird watching.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMTuesday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMWednesday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMThursday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMFriday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMSaturday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMSunday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Coordinates
-79.9937426
43.2550687

What are the coordinates and address of Dundas Valley Conservation Area?

Dundas Valley Conservation Area
(905) 627-1233
650 Governors Rd, Dundas, ON L9H 5E3, Canada

Hiker reviews

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Starting Point

The Dundas Valley Conservation Area is located in Hamilton, Ontario. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 403 to the Highway 6 North exit. Follow Highway 6 North to the Highway 5 West exit. Take Highway 5 West to the York Road exit. Turn left on York Road and follow it until you reach the conservation area entrance.

Why visit Dundas Valley Conservation Area

The Dundas Valley Conservation Area is a beautiful and unique place to visit in Ontario. The area is home to a variety of different ecosystems, including forests, meadows, wetlands and streams. There are also a number of trails that visitors can explore, which allow them to get up close and personal with the natural beauty of the area.

One of the main reasons to visit the Dundas Valley Conservation Area is for the incredible views. The area is home to rolling hills, rushing streams and picturesque forests, all of which make for an unforgettable experience. The trails are also well maintained and provide a great way to explore the area.

Another great reason to visit the Dundas Valley Conservation Area is for the wildlife. The area is home to a variety of different animals, including deer, bears, coyotes and foxes. Visitors can often see these animals from the trails, making for a truly unique experience.

Overall, the Dundas Valley Conservation Area is a great place to visit for those who want to enjoy nature at its finest. The area is home to beautiful scenery, interesting wildlife and plenty of trails to explore.

Is Dundas Valley Conservation Area in Ontario a good place for the whole family?

Is Dundas Valley Conservation Area in Ontario a good place for the whole family?

Is Dundas Valley Conservation Area in Ontario a good place for the whole family?

Yes, Dundas Valley Conservation Area is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained, including hiking, biking, fishing, and bird watching.

Things not to be missed

The Dundas Valley Conservation Area is a great place to go for a hike, bike ride, or picnic. There are also some great places to bird watch in the area.

Hiking, bird watching, nature walks, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing. The Dundas Valley Conservation Area is a beautiful place to explore the natural world. There are miles of hiking trails, as well as opportunities for bird watching and nature walks. In the winter, the area is great for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

1. The Dundas Valley Railway Station is a restored railway station that now serves as a restaurant. It is located just outside the Dundas Valley Conservation Area.

2. The Dundas Valley Inn is a historic inn that now serves as a restaurant. It is located just outside the Dundas Valley Conservation Area.

3. The Dundas Valley Golf and Curling Club is a golf and curling club that also serves food. It is located just outside the Dundas Valley Conservation Area.

4. The Ancaster Mill is a historic mill that now serves as a restaurant. It is located just outside the Dundas Valley Conservation Area.

5. The Grist Mill Restaurant is a restaurant located in the heart of the Dundas Valley Conservation Area.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMTuesday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMWednesday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMThursday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMFriday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMSaturday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMSunday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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