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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  • August 14, 2017
    Hamilton is full of great waterfalls, and this is one of the most easily accessed. The waterfall often drops in August and September, but it is exceptionally good this year.  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Don't visit Ancaster/Hamilton without making a quick stop to Tiffany Falls. Whilst this is on my commute work, stopping to decompress here does wonders. When our grandsons first came to Canada we took...  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    Very disappointed. Pay 2 hours parking. 5 minutes walk to a very small falls. Total 10 minutes done. Will not come back again. The parking machine will not return extra money if you pay more.  more »
  • July 5, 2017
    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.
  • June 19, 2017
    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.
  • May 24, 2017
    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.
  • July 8, 2017
    Very beautiful, clean, and peaceful. It's a nice spot for Ancaster.
  • June 18, 2017
    beautiful falls, short drive from toronto. can be busy especially in summer.

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