Small Peninsula at Pier 4 in Hamilton, Canada

The westernmost edge of Lake Ontario ends at a narrow isthmus named Hamilton Beach. In the center is a deep canal dredged in 1830. This allowed commercial ships to enter the protected waters of Burlington Bay, also called Hamilton Harbour. For generations, this area only served a thriving industrial sector. The city is Canada’s top manufacturer of steel and iron. Increasingly, several of the old docks are being repurposed for recreational use. The boy fishing on a small peninsula at Pier 4 would agree the results to date are scenic and serene. Nearby is Bayfront Park. The 40 acre greenspace is a favorite among hikers, runners, cyclists, swimmers and boaters.

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Pier 4 Park, 64 Leander Dr, Hamilton, ON L8L 1N6, Canada

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