Monday, November 13, 2017     Marion Goard     Community News and Events

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Take a Sunday drive up through Dundas into Flamborough for an absolutely breathtaking view of the Escarpment in all its colourful glory.

The Waterfront and Cootes Paradise Sanctuary connecting trails offer a stunning array of ornamental trees and shrubs as well as a stunning rock garden, cafes, lookouts and annual events. Learn about the wetlands, enjoy a tea and take a few selfies along this stunning waterfront trail overseen by the Royal Botanical Gardens. Discover so much along the Hamilton harbourfront while taking in the lakeside breeze this fall.

Albion and Felker's Falls Conservation Areas are local hot spots to take in the changing of the season. You can visit each individually or walk the 10km trail between the two waterfalls. Albion Falls features a 19-metre cascading waterfall that is lovely to photograph but be sure to abide by city by-laws and stay away from areas that are off limits for safety reasons. Tucked off Ackland Street in Stoney Creek is the access point to Felker's Falls CA. The best way to reach this 22-metre waterfall is b y way of the Peter Street Trail overlooking the Felker ravine. Get inspired by the land farmed by the Felker family for 140 years!

Visit www.brucetrail.org/ for an extensive array of trails that can be found dotted around the city. The great waterfall loop is less than 4km with an optional 1.1km side loop for all your fall viewing pleasure. Hold hands, breathe in the fresh air and take a few selfies as you enjoy some of the city's most lovely spots.


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