Spencer Gorge Conservation Area
Perhaps the most scenic of Hamilton's natural areas, Spencer Gorge spans the escarpment and contains 2 of Hamilton's most well-known waterfalls, Webster's and Tews, as well as Dundas Peak. Tews Fall is the tallest waterfall in Hamilton and at 41 meters high is only a few meters shorter than Niagara Falls. Webster's fall is possibly one of Hamilton's most visited and most beautiful waterfalls and is contained in a gorgeous park area. Dundas Peak is another cliff side view point that highlights the expanse of the gorge. With views of Hamilton, Dundas, and Spencer gorge it is a sight everyone must see.
Spencer Gorge Conservation Area Location
Directions from McMaster University:
Both waterfalls and Dundas Peak are connected by the Bruce Trail System. Various options exist when visiting the area. Unfortunately, buses do not run to the top of the escarpment but it is always better to take the trail and enjoy the nature along the hike.
To get to the falls and look out Bus (Take #05-Head St towards Dundas) or Bike to downtown Dundas then following one of the following routes: