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Parks and nature in Hamilton

Top parks

Garden
“Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) is the largest botanical garden in Canada, a National Historic Site, and registered charitable organization with a mandate to bring together people, plants and nature.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Zoo
“It’s best to rent a car and drive now but I also offer private car to the location and back so feel free to ask me any questions ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Beach
“Bayfront Park is a 16-hectare (40-acre) park found in the West-end of Hamilton Harbour near Bay Street North in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Over $9 million transformed formerly vacant land into a versatile green space, with 1,800 metres (5,906 ft) of shoreline integrating fish habitat, native vegetation and facilities. The park is the site of a variety of summer festivals and concerts. A protected sandy beach and a 6-metre (20 ft) wide trail circles the park. Other important features of the park include: a public boat launch, fishing opportunities, a 250 space parking lot, and pedestrian and bicycle trails leading to Pier 4 Park. Nearby attractions include the Harbour West Marina Complex, Macassa Bay Yacht Club, Pier 4 Park, Pier 8, HHC Sailing School and the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Park
“Large lush park with greenhouses, children's museum, playgrounds & a bandshell.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Park
“Bronte Creek Provincial Park is located in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, and is part of the Ontario Parks system. The 6.4-square-kilometre park is located at the western edge of Oakville, bordering on Burlington. The park features hiking and biking trails, cross country skiing, and a play barn”
  • 17 locals recommend
Park
“Always a great place for a stroll on a summers evening. Parking can be a bit of a problem but the parking behind the arts centre is normally available and free after 6 pm.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Park
“Pier 4 Park is a 2.4 hectare park found in the west-end of Hamilton Harbour near Bay Street North in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The park features a multi-use asphalt trail, 349 metres in length and 4 metres wide which provides barrier-free access to all areas of the park and linkages with the surrounding harbourfront precinct. Great for rollerblading, biking or hiking! You will find Hutch's Fish & Chips here too! A total of $2.2 million has been invested for the redevelopment of the park which includes a 24-metre tugboat which acts as the centrepiece of an interactive water play area for children. A dramatically curved lookout pier includes a protected sun shelter and benches to view the marinas, parkland and vistas of the surrounding Bay. In addition Hamilton Harbour Commissioners (HHC) have constructed Hamilton Pier which provides 0.4 hectares of additional parkland and fish habitat. Nearby attractions include the Harbour West Marina Complex, Macassa Bay Yacht Club, Pier 8, Bayfront Park, HHC Sailing School and the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Park
“Excellent hiking !! Close by, see a few waterfalls and experience the beauty of the Escarpment”
  • 12 locals recommend

Playgrounds

Playground
“Beautiful park with nice hiking and a river that you can get your feet wet. Picnic areas, playground, washrooms”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Big and beautiful park, with a new family splash pad opened in August 2019. For the perfect walk, loop along the perimeter to see the neighbourhood and unique houses too! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Playground
“Closest park that includes swings, slides, splash pad and room to run! 15 min walk from our door.”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Outdoor fun amid lush greenery surrounding fun kids play equipment areas, splash pad, picnic spots, frisbee golf, etc.”
  • 1 local recommends

Beaches

Beach
“Bayfront Park is a 16-hectare (40-acre) park found in the West-end of Hamilton Harbour near Bay Street North in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Over $9 million transformed formerly vacant land into a versatile green space, with 1,800 metres (5,906 ft) of shoreline integrating fish habitat, native vegetation and facilities. The park is the site of a variety of summer festivals and concerts. A protected sandy beach and a 6-metre (20 ft) wide trail circles the park. Other important features of the park include: a public boat launch, fishing opportunities, a 250 space parking lot, and pedestrian and bicycle trails leading to Pier 4 Park. Nearby attractions include the Harbour West Marina Complex, Macassa Bay Yacht Club, Pier 4 Park, Pier 8, HHC Sailing School and the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Park
“Pier 4 Park is a 2.4 hectare park found in the west-end of Hamilton Harbour near Bay Street North in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The park features a multi-use asphalt trail, 349 metres in length and 4 metres wide which provides barrier-free access to all areas of the park and linkages with the surrounding harbourfront precinct. Great for rollerblading, biking or hiking! You will find Hutch's Fish & Chips here too! A total of $2.2 million has been invested for the redevelopment of the park which includes a 24-metre tugboat which acts as the centrepiece of an interactive water play area for children. A dramatically curved lookout pier includes a protected sun shelter and benches to view the marinas, parkland and vistas of the surrounding Bay. In addition Hamilton Harbour Commissioners (HHC) have constructed Hamilton Pier which provides 0.4 hectares of additional parkland and fish habitat. Nearby attractions include the Harbour West Marina Complex, Macassa Bay Yacht Club, Pier 8, Bayfront Park, HHC Sailing School and the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Beach
“Great beach to sit and relax. Quick access along the board walk by walking, biking or a short drive”
  • 5 locals recommend

Trails

Trail
“Hamilton is actually known as the Waterfall Capital of the WORLD!!! ....really!!! Look it up. We are truly a hidden gem of a city : )”
  • 22 locals recommend
Trail
“Hamilton is known for its many Waterfalls, Tiffany Falls is just 1 of them nearby”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“Want to learn how maple syrup is made... if you are here in March, its a delicious spot to check out.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Trail
“One of many stairs that take you up to the top of the escarpment - great for a work out, to be in the trees and for views over Hamilton”
  • 2 locals recommend
Trail
“The Chedoke steps connect the West Mountain to the lower west city, coming close to the front door of the Chedoke Civic Golf Course clubhouse. In the lower city, the steps connect to the Chedoke Radial Trial. There are 289 steps and is a very popular staircase for exercising. You can take your bike up and down easily with the built-in bike troughs along the sides of the stairs. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Trail
“Cootes' Paradise is filled with awesome hiking trails free to access (once you pay a little bit for parking). Princess Point is the closest trail to us and is a great spot for trail running & bird-watching.”
  • 1 local recommends
Trail
  • 1 local recommends