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Spencer Gorge - Tews Falls/ Webster's Falls Conservation Area

Located in the small community of Greensville, the Spencer Gorge-Tew's Falls/Webster's Falls Conservation Area contains two of Hamilton's most popular waterfalls, both located within Spencer Gorge.

Tew's Falls is 41 metres (134.5 ft) and can be reached by a short hike from the Webster Falls Parking Lot. There is also limited parking available on Harvest Road. This is a beautiful cascading waterfall with several great lookout points and hiking trails.

Webster's Falls, named after Joseph Webster who purchased 78 acres in 1819 including the falls and built several mills on his property. Webster's Falls is apx. 30 metres high and is a tiered waterfall. A lovely cobblestone arched bridge built in 1933 connects both sides of the creek above the falls.

In 1966 Spencer Gorge was acquired by the Hamilton Conservation Authority. There is a fee to enter this conservation area.

Places to Explore

Coote's Paradise
Dundurn Castle
Eramosa Karst Conservation Area
Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area
Royal Botanical Gardens
Silver Creek Conservation Area
Spencer Gorge-Tew's Falls/Webster's Falls Conservation Area

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