since 1999
since 1999
Waterfalls Of Ontario
Agawa Falls
 Decew Falls
Photo courtesy Frances Maas
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Some quick facts

Region:
Greater Toronto see more...
County:
Niagara
Near:
Power Glen
River:
Size:
Large
Access:
Easy
GPS:
43.1104,-79.2645
Parking GPS:
43.10992,-79.2644

About Decew Falls

This is widely-regarded as one of the prettiest waterfalls in southern Ontario. Forming a perfect curtain and fed by a regulated waterway, the waterfall is typically reliable through most of the year. The restored mill buildings beside the crest add to the scene. This is Morningstar Mills, which is often open for tours. My favourite thing was looking down the deep turbine shaft. <BR><BR>Unfortunately, the area around the top of the falls is fenced off for obvious safety reasons. Getting the best pictures of this falls means getting into the gorge. This is not impossible, but challenging. In 2020-2021 due to excessive Covid-driven crowds, access to the gorge was being restricted. Thus, I have removed tips about visiting for now. Hopefully this will be eased in the coming months to a year. Shots of the falls from above are still worthwhile; you will just be limited in your angle. Note that parking can get very busy here on warm weekends.

Some quick facts

Region:
Greater Toronto see more...
County:
Niagara
Near:
Power Glen
River:
Size:
Large
Access:
Easy
GPS:
43.1104,-79.2645
Parking GPS:
43.10992,-79.2644



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