Situated in the heart of the Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Dundas is a small historic town with quiet, tree-lined streets that is a close knit and family friendly community. This small valley town has a thriving downtown core filled with arts, culture, and recreation. A large number of shops and restaurants can also be found in the downtown area, along with the Carnegie Art Gallery. Dundas is located close to McMaster University, many natural attractions such as Webster's and Tews Waterfalls, and the Dundas Peak which offers scenic views of Dundas and the nearby Hamilton area. Many parks and gardens are also located nearby offering everything from hiking and biking opportunities to wildlife viewing. Dundas also hosts many annual events, such as the Dundas Buskerfest and the Dundas Cactus Festival. Dundas truly is a great place to live.