Magnetic Hill - Burlington, On.
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|Magnetic Hill is on King Road a few hundred feet north of Bayview Park. See map for details.
From Hamilton - 12 km. Take York Road and Plains Road or Hwy. 403 to Burlington. Turn left on Waterdown Road.
From Toronto - 55 km. (QEW) Exit at Brant street (exit 101). From Toronto - 55 km. (Toll Road 407) Exit at Dundas Street (Hwy. #5). Turn right on Dundas Street. Turn left on Brant Street. From Niagara Falls - 95 km. Take the QEW to Toronto. In Burlington exit at North Shore Boulevard (exit 97)
|Go north on King Road. Pass 1st. Bayview Park Sign. At the 2nd. Bayview Park sign (pic.#1) the
road makes a sharp turn to the right. You will now see the crest of two small hills. Stop at the second one and you are looking down Magnetic Hill (pic.#2). At the bottom of the hill you will see this sign (pic.#3) on the left. ONLY if it safe to do so, turn around here or at a driveway down the road. Stop at the sign. You are now facing south (Bayview Park) and parked at the bottom of the hill (pic.#4).
1. Stop car at Hydro right-of-way entrance.
2. Place car in 'Neutral', turn on four-way warning flashers, check rear view mirror for traffic. If there are no cars coming up from behind, release brakes and start rolling uphill, as if in defiance of gravity.
3. When you come to a stop at the top of the Magnetic Hill place the car in Drive and continue driving down King Road to Bayview Park to enjoy the view of Burlington, the Skyway Bridge and Burlington Bay. The park has a leash free dog run area which may be convenient if you are traveling with a dog.