Hamilton Conservation Authority City of Hamilton Bruce Trail Conservancy
 
 

 

Waterfall of the Week - Lower Hopkins Cascade



  Creek:  Borer's Creek Tributary Creek

  Classification:
  Classical / Cascade / Talus

  Height:  19.68 feet / 6 metres

  Width:  11.48 feet / 3.5 metres

  Coordinates:  43.2966 N / 79.9292 W

Access Information (from Parking Lot):
(i) Time - 15 minutes
(ii) Distance - 1968 feet / 600 meters
(iii) Accessibility - "M"
(Easy, Moderate, Difficult)

Ownership:  Hamilton Conservation Authority
Property:  Borer's Falls CA
Flow of Water:  Dries Up
Facilities:  Parking (3 spaces), Bruce Trail
 
Other Attractions Nearby:  Convenience store, gas station, restaurant, motel, Borer's Falls CA, Rock Chapel Golf Course, Town of Waterdown, Smokey Hollow Resource Management Area, Spencer Gorge / Webster's Falls CA, RBG, Dundurn Castle

Directions from Hwy 403:  From Hwy 403 take the Hwy 6 N (Guelph) exit and travel approximately 3 km to Hwy 5 E. (Dundas St. E.). Turn left on Hwy 5 E. and then turn left onto Rock Chapel Rd. and then left again on Valley Rd. Park on the widened shoulder at the Bruce Trail head south of Patterson Rd. Follow the Bruce Trail to the second ravine. The waterfall can be viewed from the Bruce Trail.

Map of Lower Hopkins Cascade :   Lower Hopkins Cascade using Hamilton Maps

ESA (Environmentally Sensitive Area):   Borer's Falls - Rock Chapel
 


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