I've Been Bit! - Hiking Hamilton :: Dundas Peak

UPDATE: July 7th, 2017 It has come to my attention that the Hamilton Conservation Authority is now using a wristband policy for visitors to the Spencer Gorge area. I have not visited in the summer myself, but chances are you will still have to pay the $5 per person fee. More information on accessing the […]

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With September upon us, the cooler weather is just around the corner and the days are getting shorter so it’s time to cash in on those long day trips before the sun starts to set earlier than 5pm! A message from Lauren looking for adventure lead to her, Stephanie and I heading towards a lesser […]

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This weekend I set out to get some quality nature time, and what better place to head than to the city of waterfalls! The plan was to seek out Mineral Springs Falls, however the closest parking lot is at the Hamilton Conservation Authority… which much to my dismay was closed for a private event. This, along […]

I've Been Bit - Optimist-ically Wandering Crooks' Hollow

Southern Ontario was finally graced with the beauty of some good weather and I took full advantage of it on Sunday, despite feeling under the weather. The best cure for mild nausea? Fresh air! We parked at the Crooks Hollow Conservation Area parking lot where it’s $2 per hour and set off along the Crooks Hollow Historical Trail… […]

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Anyone from the Niagara Region has probably heard of Woodend Conservation Area as it’s a popular destination for school field trips. The area was originally settled by United Empire Loyalist families (those who followed the Royal Standard and settled in Canada during the American Revolution) towards the end of the 1700s. In 1796 the land belonged to the Van […]