Natural Areas in Hamilton

Our city has a number of different natural areas that add to Hamilton’s character and quality of life. The City of Hamilton values these natural areas and understands the connection between their features and surrounding landscape. These connections are important for maintaining biodiversity, long-term health and movement of wildlife and plants between habitats. As a result, a Natural Heritage System has been established.

The Natural Heritage System consists of the:

These natural heritage features and their functions are important to our community and need our protection.