Length – 32 km
95% rail trail
5% roads, crossings, detours
Elevation – The east side offers a slow, easy climb from about 13 km, starting from the lake in Hamilton through farm country where the path levels off.
Terrain – A wide, well-maintained path, consisting of crushed stone, some gravel and asphalt, and a few road crossings.
Skill – Easy
Traffic – Bicyclists, hikers, and horseback riders; cross-country skiers in the winter.
Maps – Signs are located at the gate, and the path is well-signed along the way with map boards.
Facilities – Parking, with washrooms and a store nearby; benches along the trail.
Highlights – The picturesque Dundas Valley Conservation Area and train station, as well as stunning views of Hamilton farms and the quarry.
Phones – 1 866 900 4722
Website – Grand River Conservation Authority
Local Clubs – Hamilton Cycling Club
Access – In Hamilton, parking can be found at the Dundas Valley Conservation Area, and in Brantford at Jerseyville.