Tew’s Falls (Hopkin’s Falls)
Logie’s Creek, Greensville, Hamilton Region
GPS: N 43 16.85 W 79 58.6
Access: Easy, 5 minutes
Address:Harvest Rd, Dundas, ON L9H 5K7
How to get there
To reach Tews Falls by car, take Highway 8 from Dundas. Go right on Brock Road and right again onto Harvest Road. Tews can be reached off of Harvest.
To reach Tews Falls via a walking trail, take the Dundas section of the Bruce Trail.
For anyone wishing to go to the base of Tews Falls, Ferguson Falls, or Lower Tews Falls, the trail in from the train tracks is now marked with yellow paint. Park at the bottom of Hwy 8 (King Street) on Woodley Lane in Dundas at the train bridge.
Follow the old Bruce Trail up the stairs, crossing the tracks and turn right and continue beside the tracks uphill till you come to the first marked tree on your right. Take extra care crossing the tracks and do NOT walk on the tracks as there has been an accident here before. Turn left into the forest on the path, and keep the marked trees on your right till you come to the campsite. Lower Tews is just below it to the left.
The trail is not marked between Lower Tews and Tews because all you have to do is keep Logies Creek on your left as you are heading upstream towards Tews. At no point do you have to get your feet wet on this route. Watch for Ferguson Falls on your right as you head towards Tews. It looks quite nice when it is covered in ice or flowing after a storm.
On your return trip you can bypass Lower Tews by climbing over the hill to get back to the campsite and onto the trail. The return trail is also marked on the trees, again keeping the marked trees on your right.
Please note this walk is not for everyone as you will have to scramble over some downed trees and climb some hills as well.
Expect this hike to take about 3 hours round trip including stopping for photos.