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Tiffany Falls Conservation Area, Ancaster

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Tiffany Falls is a 21 metre high ribbon waterfall located in the Tiffany Falls Conservation Area, just off of Wilson Street East, Ancaster, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Tiffany Falls was named after Dr. Oliver Tiffany, the district's first doctor. Born in Massachusetts, he studied medicine at the Philadelphia Medical College, and came to Ancaster Township in 1796.Best viewed in the early spring as it tends to dry up in the summer months. Used for ice-climbing in the winter months with permission from the Hamilton Conservation Authority.Nearby attractions include Sherman Falls, Iroquoia Heights Conservation Area, Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Hermitage Ruins, Fieldcote Museum and Griffin House.DirectionsTake Highway 403 coming into Hamilton exit at Main Street West and drive past McMaster University. Take a left by the West Village Suites to continue on Main Street West, and it eventually becomes Wilson Street. This takes you up the escarpment. Halfway up you will be directed by Tiffany Falls street signs.
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  • We have been to this waterfalls twice and it's one of many of my favourite waterfalls. It's easy to get to the falls. It's a very popular falls and there is always no parking spots in the lot. You are...  more »
  • Spring is the time to visit Tiffany Falls as that's when the water roars over the edge and creates a mini Niagara River with the way it weaves its way through the ravine, the trails are nicely groomed...  more »
  • When you need peace.... It is not so far off the beaten track that you can stop on the way home from work or just because you are passing by.  more »
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  • Short walk in to see the falls from Wilson. Cross the road, take the trail and walk to Sherman falls (about 15 minutes). Or, if there's no parking on Wilson at Tiffany falls, drive up Wilson to Montgomery, to old Dundas road, park there. See Sherman falls first. Walk through the trails to see Tiffany falls.
  • The hike from the parking lot was less than a 10 min walk to the fall, there was another trail as well that leads somewhere else, but I didn't go on that one. The fall isn't a huge one but that's ok because I loved that I was able to get up close to it. Just carefully walk on the rocks (quite slippery) towards the waterfall and you can get right under it. It wasn't busy when I went, we were the only ones there for a good 30 mins.
  • There is two entrances to the falls. One requires a long hike to see the top of the falls where there is two miniature sized falls leading to the final large one that has a separate entrance and paid parking and is the shorter of the two hikes. The main falls is moderate 30 min hike and the top falls is about a two hr hike.
  • Very beautiful, clean, and peaceful. It's a nice spot for Ancaster.
  • beautiful falls, short drive from toronto. can be busy especially in summer.