Terra Cotta Falls
Photo by Mark Harris

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About this Waterfall

This is a nice plunge waterfall, but unfortunately it suffers from low flow for much of the year. It's not too hard to find and just requires a nice 20 minute walk through the woods. Park at the Terra Cotta Conservation Area and consult the maps on the signs. What you need to do is make your way to the far northwest corner of the park, using its existing marked trails. This will take you to a meetup with the Bruce Trail. Keep to the right. The Bruce Trail will eventually come to a set of stiles that take you over a fence. Keep going on this trail for about 5-7 minutes and you will eventually come close to the falls. You will hear it if it's flowing. If it isn't you will know that you are close because you will have been walking along the edge of the river valley for the last few minutes. This takes a little bit of work to get to the bottom, but nothing out of hand. The falls are about 3 m high.

Some Quick Facts

Region: Greater Toronto
County: Halton
Near: Terra Cotta CA
River: an unknown watercourse
Size: Small
Type: Plunge
Access: Moderate
Coordinates: 43.7192, -79.9697
Parking: Click for Parking Lot Directions

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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.
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