Albion Falls
Photo courtesy LA Mabo

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About this Waterfall

Albion Falls is one of the largest of the many waterfalls in Hamilton. The waterfall is composed of two very steep ramp class falls. Each waterfall is perhaps 7 to 8 m in height, falling at an angle of about 80 degrees. A small ledge of thicker dolostone separates the two falls. Large blocks of dolostone litter the base of the waterfall, having broken off of the massive layers found further up the stratigraphic sequence. If you walk east along Mud St over Red Hill Creek and descend the staircase on the right bank of the river, you can get to a more intimate view of the base of the falls.

At the time of writing, in 2018, access to the base of the waterfall was blocked off. Hopefully it will be open again, as despite the road and culvert at the top of the falls, this is one of the most photogenic waterfalls in southern Ontario.

Some Quick Facts

Region: Hamilton
County: Hamilton
Near: Hamilton
River: Redhill Creek
Size: Large
Type: Tall Ramp
Access: Easy
Coordinates: 43.2004, -79.8196
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