Darnley Cascade
Photo by Mark Harris

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About this Waterfall

Unlike many of the tall plunge waterfalls in Hamilton, this one is much lower, and wider. There is a 100-200 m bedrock riverbed leading upstream from the falls to a dam at the Christie Lake Reservoir. You can explore the river bed when flows are low. The hulking remains of an old mill sit just downstream of the falls. This is an interesting overall site to explore - it's not just about the waterfall in this case. The only downside is that there is no parking at the site. You will be towed. To be safe, drive 500 m to the east and park in the free gravel lot on the south side of the road. Fortunately it's a very nice walk along a picturesque road. More in our book.

Some Quick Facts

Region: Hamilton
County: Hamilton
Near: Crook's Hollow
River: Spencer Creek
Size: Small
Type: Wide Cascade
Access: Easy
Coordinates: 43.2772, -80.0068
Parking: No parking map yet

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Mark Harris hereby notifies you that he makes no guarantee that it is safe to visit any waterfall identified on this site. Conditions can change. Always use caution.
  Mark Harris hereby notifies you that this web site does not give you permission to visit this waterfall or to trespass.

  The northern and eastern portions of the province (as well as the Bruce Peninsula) are "bear territory". Be prepared!

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