Hamilton is home to a wide variety of natural spaces. These parks are scattered across the city and include such gems as Pier 4 Park with it's beautiful views and great kid-friendly playground, to Gage Park with it's iconic bandshell and festivals. Not to mention Gore Park which is in the downtown core and home to the Promenade in the summer months.
One of the most striking features of Pier 4 Park is the popular Bayport tugboat (c. The Bayport is oriented to provide children with a full view of the water and forms the centrepiece of a unique, interactive play area including water spray pad.
The Dundas Valley in Hamilton is one of southern Ontario's most spectacular natural treasures. Highlights of the 1,200-hectare conservation area include lush Carolinian forests, colourful meadows, cold-water streams, stunning geological formations and an array of rare plants, birds and wildlife.