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

Dundas Peak is a beautiful lookout spot nestled in the Spencer Gorge Conservation Area. From here you can enjoy a gorgeous view overlooking the town of Dundas as well as a glimpse of Hamilton. The Bruce Trail runs through this area along with other side trails that connect to additional conservation areas including Crooks Hollow and Christie Lake. Waterfall lovers […]

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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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About a year ago I stumbled upon The Bruce Trail while looking for new places to explore in my home town of St Catharines. Despite growing up in the city, I was never exposed to a lot of the natural beauty the Niagara Region has to offer. With a semi-new found love of hiking that […]

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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… […]