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nice view

with over 140 waterfalls in hamilton this is one of the smaller ones.maintained by h/a.w.g.hamilton... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Robert P
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Hamilton, Canada
have a shower on the house

another great place in ancaster for seeing nature and bring the whole family for a full day of fun... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
geonothappyatthispla
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Ancaster, Canada
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Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This tiny but lovely little cascade decends downstream on private property. It is viewed from a small plarform fenced in behind the Hermitage Gatehouse. The recently restored Hermitage Ruins on the Dundas Conservation lands is worth the walk aling the gravel path.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 641joanv
Reviewed 14 March 2017

with over 140 waterfalls in hamilton this is one of the smaller ones.maintained by h/a.w.g.hamilton against waterfall garbage

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Robert P
Reviewed 22 August 2016

another great place in ancaster for seeing nature and bring the whole family for a full day of fun and have a picnic in the park as well

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely place, perfect for a day trip or BBQ n great for hiking. Loved it n would like to be there any time soon. 10$ parking n 5$ each person entry fee is worthwhile.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank ShehzadiF
Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you're lucky enough to get here when there aren't a crowd of people, you'll be able to capture the beauty of these falls. Bring a comfy pair of shoes and a backpack full of snacks.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 15 March 2016

nice wide trails, very pretty, nice falls, do be careful around the ruins,,,although they are very interesting. Kids can even bike here.

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

A short cascade on of more than 125 in Greater Hamilton area. Very simple to access. Park and pay at the lot near the Hermitage Gate House at the junction Of Sulfur Springs Road and Mineral Springs Road. There is a lovely gazebo where you...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank TerryB603
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Lots of nice small waterfalls to see, may be better to visit in the summer to see the falls. Some were blocked with snow, others frozen over.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Dylan T
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Griffin Falls is a gem. The problem for people wanting to see this spot, is that if you rely on directions from the internet you may never get there. One set of directions, repeated quite often, is that the Falls "are behind Griffin House" which...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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