Hamilton Conservation Authority City of Hamilton Bruce Trail Conservancy


Waterfall of the Week - Grindstone Cascade

  Creek:  Grindstone Creek Creek

  Curtain / Cascade / Complex

  Height:  9.84 feet / 3 metres

  Width:  16.4 feet / 5 metres

  Coordinates:  43.3284 N / 79.8869 W

Access Information (from Parking Lot):
(i) Time - 10 minutes
(ii) Distance - 492 feet / 150 meters
(iii) Accessibility - "M"
(Easy, Moderate, Difficult)

Ownership:  City of Hamilton
Property:  Smokey Hollow Resource Management Area
Flow of Water:  Year Round
Facilities:  Parking (20 spaces), Bruce Trail, park, bench
Other Attractions Nearby:  Convenience store, restaurant, motel, Town of Waterdown, Rock Chapel Golf Course, RBG

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 right on Hwy 5 E. and then turn right onto Mill St. before the railway tracks. After the overhead railway bridge the Smokey Hollow Resource Management Area parking lot will be on the right. Follow the Bruce Trail to the waterfall.

Map of Grindstone Cascade :   Grindstone Cascade using Hamilton Maps

ESA (Environmentally Sensitive Area):   Grindstone Creek Escarpment Valley

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