Hamilton Conservation Authority City of Hamilton Bruce Trail Conservancy


Waterfall of the Week - Borer's Falls

  Creek:  Borer's Creek Tributary Creek

  Ribbon / Waterfall / Plunge

  Height:  49.2 feet / 15 metres

  Width:  16.4 feet / 5 metres

  Coordinates:  43.2938 N / 79.9368 W

Access Information (from Parking Lot):
(i) Time - 10 minutes
(ii) Distance - 1640 feet / 500 meters
(iii) Accessibility - "M"
(Easy, Moderate, Difficult)

Ownership:  Royal Botanical Gardens
Property:  Rock Chapel Sanctuary
Flow of Water:  Year Round
Facilities:  Parking (20 spaces), Bruce Trail, interpretive signage
Other Attractions Nearby:  Bruce Trail, convenience store, gas station, restaurant, motel, Borer's Falls CA, Town of Waterdown, Smokey Hollow Resource Management Area, Spencer Gorge / Webster's Falls CA, RBG, Dundurn Castle, Hamilton Farmers' Market

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. At the Escarpment brow, park at the Rock Chapel Sanctuary and follow the Bruce Trail north to the waterfall lookout.

Map of Borer's Falls :   Borer's Falls using Hamilton Maps

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

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