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Niagara Greenbelt Waterfall Tour

Large Left Image: Upper Decew Falls (Rachel Marsh), Top Right Image: Martins Falls (Cyndal Janzen),  Mid Right Image: Upper Beamer Falls (Rachel Marsh),  Bottom Right Image: Lower Balls Falls (Cyndal Janzen)



General Information


This tour takes you through the Niagara Greenbelt to see some of the Niagara Escarpment's greatest formations - the waterfalls.


Throughout the tour you will visit many popular areas within the greenbelt such as conservation areas, heritage sites, parks and the famous Bruce Trail. You will get to see and learn about the Niagara Escarpment as well as wildlife indigenous to the area and of course explore the many waterfalls within it.


Waterfalls in this tour include DeCew Falls and Faucet Falls located in west St. Catharines near the Thorold boudary, Swayze Falls in Short Hills Provincial Park, Martins Fall and Rockway Falls located in Rockway, Upper and Lower Balls Falls and the  conservation area, Louth Falls in Louth Conservation Area and lastly Upper and Lower Beamer Falls in Beamer Memorial Conservation Area.



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This tour will begin at DeCew Falls. 


From Toronto:


QEW exit 49 to Hwy 406 and drive approximately 11 km


Right (west) on St. David's Road West


Left (south) on Merrittville Hwy at the second stop light and drive approximately 1km


Right (west) on DeCew Road at lights, just before Lake Gibson and drive about 2 km


Right (north) into the Mill's little parking lot beside the Beaverdams Creek mill pond


If you come to the three way stop at Cataract Road you have gone too far



This page was prepared by Cyndal Janzen and Rachel Marsh in December 2009.



Google Paths

Below is the path

View interactive map and turn-by-turn directions


GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude 43.10974
Longitude -79.264383
UTM easting 641217
UTM northing 4774494

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