This trail begins at Headwaters Trail west of Martin's Road. Much of the area is damp due to an abundance of springs. Named for Tom Beckett, first Chairman of the Hamilton Region Conservation Authority, who began the land acquisition program in the Dundas Valley. The Dundas Valley's 40-kilometre trail system is open to hikers, dog-walkers, cyclists and equestrians.
Enjoyment and safety among such a diverse group begins with every individual. Visitors are kindly encouraged to visit the Trail Centre for important tips on trail etiquette. Being cautious and courteous helps ensure a great trail experience for everyone. The valley's 1,200 hectares of Carolinian forests, fields, cold-water streams and stunning geological formations are home to an array of rare plants, birds and wildlife. More about Carolinian forests.
The Dundas Valley is part of the Niagara Escarpment which has been designated a World Biosphere Reserve by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
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