Cootes Paradise - Waterfront Trail
Parking: Pier 8 - Canada Marine Discover Centre,Pier 4 Park - Leander Dr. and Guise St. and Dundurn Park-York Blvd. The Hamilton Waterfront Trail (7.5km): follows Hamilton Harbour from Princess Point (Cootes Paradise) through Bayfront Park, Pier 4 Park, the Discovery Centre and on to HMCS Haida. You'll also find Williams Coffee Pub, a Waterfront Ice Cream stand and the Hamilton Harbour Queen Cruises nearby.
At Cootes Paradise there is an impressive staircase with a cycling trough leading to Dundurn Park and some amazing lookouts. From here you can connect to Burlington via York Street- extreme caution is needed when crossing the ramp from the 403. Note: The staircase at Coote's Paradise is quite large and steep and can be a challenge for cyclists with full paniers.
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Hiking & Walking, Running, Cycling - Roads & Paths, Cross Country Skiing
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Greater Toronto Area
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