Canterbury Falls
by Mark Harris. Online since 1999. In print ©2003, ©2011.

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   About this Waterfall
Rating: 3/5  Size: Small Access: Moderate Type: Tiered Ramp

Waterfall Region: Hamilton    County: Hamilton    Near: Ancaster

Watercourse: Canterbury Creek   Latitude, Longitude: 43.237, -79.9807

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This little gem is pictured on the back cover of the second edition of our book, which was published in 2011. It is a narrow, ramp-style waterfall, crossed at the top by a little wooden bridge that carries the Bruce Trail. The falls is about a 10 minute hike from Sherman Falls. Fortunately, of the many, many visitors to the larger and easily accessed Sherman Falls, few make the trip to Canterbury Falls. You will see hikers along the Bruce Trail, but not the throngs that crowd the base of Sherman Falls on warm summer weekends. The waterfall is easily viewed from the trail, and an interesting flat bedrock channel extends upstream into the woods. About 50 m before the falls you will cross over Little Canterbury Falls, which is a much smaller version of the main falls. I suspect that this falls does dry up in summer.  (updated 41810).

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