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Guide for Newcomers Moving to Stoney Creek, Ontario

aerial view of Stoney Creek

Nestled in the city of Hamilton, Stoney Creek offers the perfect blend of urban convenience, suburban serenity and rural charm. If you’re considering making a move, here’s some key information about the region.


Stoney Creek boasts a diverse range of neighbourhoods that offer an array of condos, townhouses and detached homes. The region’s areas include:

  • North Stoney Creek and Winona. Providing stunning views of Lake Ontario and picturesque surroundings, these areas are perfect for people seeking waterfront living. They offer new developments as well as more established communities.

  • Central Stoney Creek. This walkable, mature neighbourhood is home to the region’s downtown as well as many of the area’s best restaurants, stores and recreational centres.

  • Fruitland. Ideal for families, this rural area offers a mix of homes surrounded by farms, wineries and green spaces.

  • Stoney Creek Mountain. Perched atop the Niagara Escarpment, this family-friendly district offers panoramic views and a great mix of modern amenities and natural beauty.

Outdoor Attractions

Stoney Creek is a haven for nature lovers. The area’s many outdoor attractions include:

  • Felker’s Falls. Visit this park to discover scenic trails and a picturesque waterfall.

  • Waterfront Trail. Enjoy leisurely bike rides and strolls along a pathway overlooking Lake Ontario.

  • Bruce Trail. If you love hiking, this protected woodland offers scenic routes with breathtaking views of the Niagara Escarpment.

  • Fifty Point. This Conservation Area on Lake Ontario offers water enthusiasts a well-equipped marina, scenic trails, picnic areas, camping facilities and seasonal events.

Other outdoor spaces to explore include the Devil’s Punchbowl, Eramosa Karst and Confederation Park.

Recreation and Shopping

In addition to its many outdoor spaces, Stoney Creek has a vast range of leisure facilities. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Battlefield House Museum. This national historic site offers a glimpse into the War of 1812 and early settlement period.

  • Wild Water Works. This water park boasts one of Canada’s largest outdoor wave pools, four tube slides, two body slides, a river ride and a variety of splash pads.

  • Starlite Drive-In Theatre. Enjoy a nostalgic experience at this classic venue offering movie nights under the stars.

  • Bench Brewing Company. Experience the region’s craft beer scene with tastings and tours at this brewery.

Additional recreational facilities to check out include the region’s farmers market, wineries, rock climbing gym, yoga studios, theatres, art galleries and more. Plus, the region’s malls feature a mix of big-name brands and local shops, whereas the area’s downtown offers a variety of unique boutiques along King Street.

For information about city services and public resources, refer to our Hamilton city guide.

A Moving Company You Can Count On

To ensure a seamless relocation, be sure to book our professional movers. At Appleby Moving and Storage Ltd., we proudly offer hassle-free moves in the greater Hamilton area and beyond. To schedule us for your upcoming move to Stoney Creek, contact us today.


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