|Royal Botanical Gardens||Hamilton||2.8 km||0.84 hours||Mixed|
Points of Interest
Description: Hike from Westdale to Sassafras Point. Please note that the calculated distance is for a round-trip.
Cootes Paradise is an 840-hectare wildlife sanctuary containing a 250-hectare coastal wetland located at the west end of Hamilton Harbour , a natural bay at the west end of Lake Ontario . The sanctuary supports a wide variety of plants and animals including rare and threatened species. Cootes Paradise Marsh is considered one of the most important waterfowl staging habitats on the lower Great Lakes and the largest nursery habitat for fish in the region.
Trailhead: Access from Oak Knoll Drive