If your upcoming holiday destination is Ontario, Canada, you must be thrilled to see Niagara Falls. However, we are here to tell you not to be limited to that. Along with exploring the stunning architecture of the Canadian province, you should also travel across Hamilton City and unravel the beauty of its waterfalls.
In this blog, we will uncover some of the best waterfalls in Hamilton. So, pick up your camera and be on your way.
Known as the waterfall capital of the world, Hamilton is a city just 75 km away from the Ontario capital, Toronto. Due to its proximity to the Niagara Escarpment, the city houses over 150 staggering waterfalls to explore.
Let's begin with the Titan! Tew's Falls Hamilton is the highest waterfall in Hamilton. Popularly known as the Ribbon waterfall, Tew Falls downpours from 134 feet. The Logie’s Creek feeds the fall and falls on a limestone basin.
For the viewers, there are multiple vantage points from where you can witness the beauty of the water wall. A striking feature of this fall is the rocky escarpment background. Another cool thing is that the colour and view of the falls change with the seasons.
If you want to see those beautiful waterfall wallpapers on your PC in real, Tiffany Falls is the place. It falls from a height of 68 feet and looks similar to the waterfall wallpapers on your PC. The best thing about the waterfalls is seen in the winter. The waterfall freezes in its place, making it ideal for ice climbing.
Water produces sweet melodies that are amplified by the surrounding rock. If you are looking for hiking trails near Hamilton Waterfalls, this one has it. It is a 10 to 15-minute hike that concludes with a fantastic view.
Webster's Falls, Ontario, Is the proof of why Hamilton is called the waterfall capital of the world. It is the most iconic and most visited waterfall in Hamilton. The iconic thing about it is that Webster Falls is near hiking trails, green spaces, amenities and restaurants. So, no inconvenience at all.
Having a broad crest of 98 feet and falling from a height of 72 feet, the Webster Falls feature open grounds around it. These grounds can be used as vantage points to gaze at the stunning waterfall, have a snack, or just walk around. Don't forget to check out the cobblestone bridge while you are here.
The title of the waterfalls does justice to it. There is no way to reach the bottom of the falls. However, there are two vantage points to experience the sound of cascading water running down the shelves and steps of the rocks.
The water collects at the bottom of a pool. You can also bring your elders with you as the waterfall is wheelchair friendly. Falling from a height of 62 feet, the stepped jewel rests on the top of Upper King’s Forest Park.
If the name of this waterfall has sent a chill down your spine, wait for more. Devil’s Punchbowl is one of the iconic waterfalls in Hamilton. Falling from a spectacular 121 feet, the waterfall dives into a bowl-shaped depression. The rising mist caused by the falling water is surefire to give you an eerie feeling.
To witness the eerie beauty of the waterfall, there is an observation platform from where you can see the Toronto Skyline on a clear day. The platform also provides you with an angle to shoot the best shots of the waterfall for your Instagram handle.
If you like hiking, you can reach Sherman Falls via a hike from Ancaster Mill. The hike to the falls will take 20 minutes from here. If you want to reach a bit quickly, you can park your car at Lions Club Road and take a walk to the falls, which is only 5 minutes.
The waterfalls are nicknamed Angel Falls or Fairy Falls and tend to lie on private property. So when you are visiting, be friendly with the owners as they are more than happy to allow the people to enjoy its beauty. The bridge in front of the 55-foot-high waterfall is another attractive point to click pictures.