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Ray Lowe's Side Trail and Borer's Falls

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Borer's Falls Conservation Area

Ray Lowe's Side Trail and Borer's Falls is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Hamilton, Ontario, Canada that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until September.

Distance: 2.5 miles Elevation Gain: 351 feet Route Type: Out & Back

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

forest

views

waterfall

16 days ago

Great hike with my 4 and 5 year old. Beautiful views once you get up the escarpment. Mostly a shaded trail, so it wasn't too hot for the kids.

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muddy
3 months ago

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10 months ago

We went down to the bottom of the gorge, and following the rocks all the way to the waterfall. Took around 2 hours & was slightly challenging. We climbed a straight rock wall beside the waterfall to get back up to the main trail. We made the hike very fun & awesome, best hike i've done all summer. Rocks are slippery, but there are trails down there to follow along (kinda) lol !! Enjoy ✌

Well, did the ray side trail to bulls point trail. Did the marsh walk trail. It’s unfortunate how much damage there is from floods. The board walk to the lookout point is signed up at your own risk. You can’t really tell if you dare go past the flooded part if there is a full board walk or if it will actually hold you. We just sat at the bench and admired its beauty. So peaceful even if you can hear 5-6 canoes in the distance. Chipmunks Running around so cute. We kept walking to captain cootes trail. The water so high half way up trees that stood nice and tall. So, sad to see. Got to the bridge also flooded. Felt bad about it. Took photos and left. No point getting dirty and wet not knowing if the bridge under the water was safe or not to walk on. In the end we did 5km slow and sat on tree trunks and the bench. And took a nice break at the lookout with such strong breeze. Beautiful morning hike. And went for lunch.

Sun Oct 21 2018

Trail at bottom of stairs has been closed. Loop does not exist. Great hike to bottom of stairs and then back - in an out.

hiking
Sun May 27 2018

Trail doesn’t exist at the end of the loop. Tried to follow it on the map which said we were on the trail but it wasn’t there. Wouldn’t recommend the loop to anyone! But going one way to the stairs down the cliff then turning back would be a nice hike

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Mon May 28 2018

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Sun Aug 27 2017