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Dewitt Falls

Dewitt Falls
Dewitt Falls in Winter. Photo by Peter Corradetti. Click to enlarge.
Dewitt Falls
Dewitt Falls in Spring. Photo by Joe Hollick. Click to enlarge.

Dewitt Falls is a Complex Ribbon Cascade measuring 9.8 metres (32 feet) in height and 2 metres (6 feet) in crest width. It experiences a powerful flow during peak storm events and the post-winter snow melt.

History

There is a pronounced sulphuric odour and colouration at the bottom third strata of Dewitt Falls. This may be due to natural gas that vents from the rock.

Dewitt Falls is featured on the poster "Waterfalls of Hamilton- Spring."

How to get there

Dewitt Falls is located on the east side of Dewitt Road immediately south of the railway tracks and Dewitt Road (on the one-way section) goes up the escarpment. You can park on the Dewitt Road shoulder directly in front of the waterfall , making it the easiest Hamilton waterfall to visit.

Dewitt Falls

Dewitt Falls Photo Gallery

Dewitt Falls
Dewitt Falls. Photo by Dan Court. Click to enlarge.
Dewitt Falls
Dewitt Falls. Photo by Dan Court. Click to enlarge.
Dewitt Falls
Dewitt Falls. Photo by Dan Court. Click to enlarge.
Dewitt Falls
Dewitt Falls. Photo by Pamela. Click to enlarge.
Dewitt Falls
Dewitt Falls. Photo by Pamela. Click to enlarge.
Dewitt Falls
Dewitt Falls. Photo by Pamela. Click to enlarge.
Dewitt Falls
Dewitt Falls. Photo by Pamela. Click to enlarge.
Dewitt Falls
Dewitt Falls. Photo by Pamela. Click to enlarge.
Dewitt Falls
Dewitt Falls. Photo by Pamela. Click to enlarge.
Dewitt Falls
Dewitt Falls. Photo by Pamela. Click to enlarge.
Dewitt Falls
Dewitt Falls. Photo by Jolanta Biedrzycka. Click to enlarge.
Dewitt Falls
Dewitt Falls. Photo by Jolanta Biedrzycka. Click to enlarge.

dewitt fallsDewitt Falls. Photo by Peter Corradetti. Click to enlarge

   

Dewitt Falls Video
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