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

   Thanks to Frances Maas for this picture!  

   About this Waterfall
Rating: 4/5  Size: Large Access: Easy Type: Plunge

Waterfall Region: Greater Toronto    County: Niagara    Near: Power Glen

Watercourse: Beaver Dam Creek   Latitude, Longitude: 43.1105, -79.2645

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This is widely-regarded as one of the prettiest waterfalls in southern Ontario. The restored mill buildings beside the crest add to the scene. Unfortunately, getting the best pictures means getting into the gorge. This is not impossible, but there is no "officially safe" way to access, and thus this is only for fit adults. You need to walk past the historic buildings, go through the fence, and then turn left along the path. Eventually there will be an access point along the gorge wall. Use caution, but watch for signs of how others might have descended... there may still be an old yellow rope. You'll have to hike back upstream for a few hundred metres, but the view is worth it!   (updated June 20, 2014).

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  Mark Harris hereby notifies you that he makes no guarantee that it is safe to visit this waterfall.
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  The northern and eastern portions of the province (as well as the Bruce Peninsula) are "bear territory". Be prepared!

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