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

   Thanks to Frances Maas for this picture!  

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

Waterfall Region: Hamilton    County: Hamilton    Near: Dundas

Watercourse: Ancaster Creek   Latitude, Longitude: 43.2581, -79.9729

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Sherman Falls is one of the nicer waterfalls in Hamilton. Not quite a true plunge, but rather an 80 degree ramp style falls, where the water maintains contact with the rock all the way done. You have to access the waterfall from below, by entering the woods at the intersection of Old Dundas Road and Lions Club Road. If you visit on a summer weekend, just follow the crowds. If crowds aren't your thing, walk up the stony path and continue about 5-10 west mins to the much quieter Canterbury Falls.   (updated June 20, 2014).

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