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Crook's Hollow Trail

Crooks’ Hollow Trail in Flamborough (Greensville) – a taste of history along the way

The Hamilton, Ontario area has some great hiking trails that are free to the public and not overly used. For a nice change from the packed Halton-region conservation areas and trails, this past weekend we headed back to Flamborough, Ontario to hit the trail going the opposite way from Webster’s Falls. The Crooks’ Hollow Trail that runs along Spencer Creek ...

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Hamilton region waterfalls

Hamilton waterfalls: Webster’s Falls and Tews Falls

Most people who live in the Greater Toronto Area, including Mississauga and Oakville, Ontario may have visited one of Halton region’s conservation areas or at least Bronte Creek Provincial Park. However, if you continue a bit further west to Hamilton, Flamborough, Dundas and other towns in the vicinity you can find a wealth of conservation areas and parks with beautiful ...

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Morning hikes

Why Morning Is The Best Time For Photography

A photographer friend of ours told us once that morning is the best time for photography.  He was right. We met up with him for an early morning hike at Mount Nemo Conservation Area near Milton. While the weather conditions weren’t the best with cloudy skies, passing rain showers and a brisk wind, it was nevertheless one of the better ...

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Fall Hikes

Fall hikes and changing leaves in Ontario

As soon as September arrives in Ontario, it’s time to start planning fall hikes. The changing colour of leaves attracts many to hiking trails with cameras in hand. Timing is key and the best resource to find out when to visit specific provincial parks, conservation areas, and trails is to check out the changing leaf reports. Here’s a list of ...

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