Communities in this area include Georgetown, Acton, Halton Hills, Milton, Oakville, Burlington, Aldershot, Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Dundas, Ancaster, Brantford, Paris, Rockton, Flamborough and Waterdown.
The shores of Lake Ontario, the cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment, the beauty of the Grand River (a designated Canadian Heritage River) and countless more wonderful destinations can be found when you visit this region.
The Niagara Escarpment winds it's way through Hamilton and is a part of the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. Hamilton has more waterfalls than anywhere else in Ontario. The Spencer Gorge/Webster's Falls Conservation Area is an excellent place to explore two waterfalls located here; Webster's Falls and Tews Falls.
Cootes Paradise also has many kilometres of trails and the largest wetland on the west end of Lake Ontario. Today it is part of the Royal Botanical Gardens and efforts are being made to make the area user friendly while at the same time encouraging the regeneration of natural plants and animals.
The Eramosa Karst Conservation Area is a new conservation area and features trails, boardwalks and bridges. From here you can view many unique geological formations including underground streams and small caves. Eramosa Karst is located in the south western section of Stoney Creek area of Hamilton.
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