Hamilton Conservation Authority City of Hamilton Bruce Trail Conservancy


Great Falls

  Creek:  Grindstone Creek Creek

  Ribbon / Waterfall / Terraced

  Height:  32.8 feet / 10 metres

  Width:  16.4 feet / 5 metres

  Coordinates:  43.3305 N / 79.8872 W

Access Information:
(i) Time - 1 minutes
(ii) Distance - 32.8 feet / 10 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. This waterfall is next to the parking lot.

ESA (Environmentally Sensitive Area):   Grindstone Creek Escarpment Valley

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