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DeCew Falls hiking

Niagara Canada, Ontario, Canada

By lydia.crawford

DeCew Falls Statistics

What are the activities at DeCew Falls ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at DeCew Falls?

The DeCew Falls is a waterfall located in Ontario, Canada. It is part of the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. The falls are accessible from a parking lot at the end of DeCew Road, off of Highway 8. There is a short trail to the falls, which is wheelchair accessible.

The DeCew Falls are a series of five waterfalls, with a total height of 85 feet (26 meters). The falls are named for John DeCew, who owned the land in the early 1800s. The falls are popular for swimming and fishing.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-79.275234
43.109932

What are the coordinates and address of DeCew Falls?

DeCew Falls
DeCew Falls, St. Catharines, ON L2R 6P7, Canada

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Starting Point

The easiest way to get to the start of the trails at the DeCew Falls is to drive to St. Catharines and take the QEW towards Niagara Falls. Take exit 38 for DeCew Road and turn left onto DeCew Road. The entrance to the park will be on your right.

Why visit DeCew Falls

The DeCew Falls are a beautiful sight to see, and they offer a lot of great opportunities for recreation. The falls are located on the DeCew River, which is part of the Niagara Escarpment. They are about 97 feet high, and they offer a great view of the river below. There is a walking trail that leads to the falls, and there are also picnic areas and a playground nearby. The falls are a popular spot for swimming, fishing, and hiking, and they are also a great place to take photographs.

Is DeCew Falls in Ontario a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what each family is looking for in a vacation spot. Some families might find DeCew Falls to be a great place to visit because of the beautiful scenery and opportunities for outdoor activities, while others might find it to be too quiet or remote.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near DeCew Falls in Ontario are hiking, biking, and fishing.

1. Hiking: There are a number of hiking trails in the area, including one that leads to DeCew Falls.

2. Swimming: The falls make for a great place to take a swim on a hot day.

3. Picnicking: There are plenty of spots near the falls to set up a picnic lunch.

4. Fishing: The creek below the falls is a popular spot for fishing.

5. Wildlife watching: The area is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, raccoons, and birds.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse at DeCew Falls – This restaurant is located in a beautiful setting on the banks of the Niagara River. It offers a variety of dishes including seafood, steaks, and pasta.

2. The Olde Angel Inn – This inn is located in a historic building and offers a variety of pub fare including burgers, sandwiches, and wings.

3. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar – This steakhouse is located in a converted barn and offers a variety of steaks, chicken, and seafood dishes.

4. The Waterfront Restaurant – This restaurant is located in a historic building on the banks of the Niagara River and offers a variety of seafood and steak dishes.

5. The Grill House – This restaurant is located in a converted train station and offers a variety of burgers, sandwiches, and salads.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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