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Spencer Gorge Conservation Area

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Fallsview Road, Dundas, Hamilton, Ontario L9H 4W2, Canada
+1 905-628-3060
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Decent Trails

The conservation area is good for trails and doing a picnic at the Webster Falls area. It is a bit... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chaitanya S
Whitby, Canada
Waste of time and money

My daughter and I drove an hour to find that the parking lots have been closed. You follow these... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Waterloo Ontario
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Fallsview Road, Dundas, Hamilton, Ontario L9H 4W2, Canada
+1 905-628-3060
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Reviewed yesterday

The conservation area is good for trails and doing a picnic at the Webster Falls area. It is a bit expensive to spend $10 for parking and $5/person for access to the conservation area and the Tew and Webster Falls.

Thank Chaitanya S
Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter and I drove an hour to find that the parking lots have been closed. You follow these Fallsview Parking signs which you assume would be just around the corner; 10 minutes later you arrive at this farm that's been converted to a parking...More

Thank zzyygg65
Reviewed 1 week ago

It has something to see all year round. I saw people snapping photos on cliffs. I could not rationalize doing that but maybe I will do it one day and post a photo here. I walked a fall day and the path was muddy. I...More

Thank Zohreh S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have not visited this site in a few years. Last time I was here visitors were able to park on site and go down to the bottom of the waterfall. Now there is no parking at Webster falls. However, watch for signs along hwy...More

2  Thank Orestes P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now it's $10 for parking plus $5 per person to enter! Add to that you have to park offsite to take the shuttle, walk a bit to enter the park. Then when you come back, you have to fight the crowd to line up for...More

1  Thank patchien2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spencer Gorge Conservation Area contains Tews Falls, Webster Falls, and a hike to Dundas Peak. Even in late August, Webster Falls had very good flow and is definitely worth seeing. Tews Falls had a very pretty setting but the flow was pretty low in late...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited Webster's Falls a number of times, including in the winter to witness the impact on the falls. As a photographer, I find this to be a satisfying and substantial waterfall to capture images of. If you enjoy a good waterfall, this would...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the falls at Spencer gorge more times thah I can count. Sometimes the vultures float in within a few feet of you when you're standing on the deck overlooking the falls. These creatures have a wing span of an eagle. They...More

Thank Dukatese
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Thank god for internet ! Some of the old information about the Spencer Gorge trail mentions a trail connecting Webster falls to Tews Falls. That trail is now closed to the public. We took the shuttle from the antique store and arrived at the Webster...More

1  Thank Loving_Canada2014
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Nice 2 tiered waterfall, about 30 meteres in height. (Niagara is about 54 meters). Lots of people have complained about the parking situation, if you are fit enough then park at Christie lake conservation area and walk the spencer adventure trail here. At the falls...More

2  Thank GTA_Hike_n_bike
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15 July 2016|
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Response from Psyduck_3000 | Reviewed this property |
Only one restriction for Picnicking: Barbecues, fires or sound equipment are NOT permitted at this conservation area Otherwise light food & drink for personal use is fine.
Sandra B
6 July 2016|
Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately there is no RV parking or RV facilities available.
5 July 2016|
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Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
Some people have waded in the stream above, but that is a very dangerous activity. No swimming can be accommodated.