Hamilton Conservation Authority City of Hamilton Bruce Trail Conservancy


Waterfall of the Week - Upper Sanatorium Falls

  Creek:  Chedoke Creek Tributary Creek

  Ribbon / Cascade / Complex

  Height:  29.52 feet / 9 metres

  Width:  9.84 feet / 3 metres

  Coordinates:  43.2447 N / 79.9148 W

Access Information (from Parking Lot):
(i) Time - 2 minutes
(ii) Distance - 2624 feet / 15 meters
(iii) Accessibility - "M"
(Easy, Moderate, Difficult)

Ownership:  City of Hamilton
Property:  Escarpment Ward 1
Flow of Water:  Dries Up
Facilities:  Parking (100 spaces), restaurant, telephone
Other Attractions Nearby:  Bruce Trail, bus stop, convenience store, motel, Dundas Valley CA, Tiffany Falls CA, Iroquoia Heights CA, Chedoke Radial Trail, Chedoke Golf Course

Directions from Hwy 403:  From Hwy 403 take the Aberdeen Ave. exit and then turn right onto Queen St. S. Follow Queen St. S. up the Escarpment, where it will turn into Beckett Dr. and then Garth St. Turn right onto Denlow Dr. Follow this road until it becomes Scenic Dr. Turn right onto Sanitorium Rd. and follow to the Escarpment brow. The waterfall is located at the mouth of the gorge.

Map of Upper Sanatorium Falls :   Upper Sanatorium Falls using Hamilton Maps

ESA (Environmentally Sensitive Area):   Hamilton Escarpment

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