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Address: Ridge Road | Stoney Creek ontario, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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This is a nice place to take in one of the many water falls that Hamilton has to offer. It's very high and I feel that safety is a bit of a concern the fence should be redone... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is a nice place to take in one of the many water falls that Hamilton has to offer. It's very high and I feel that safety is a bit of a concern the fence should be redone around the hole. The scenic view is wonderful, to over look the big city is breath taking. There are some trails to... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

A friend and I decided to take a trip to the Devil's Punchbowl for a hike. We parked up by the cross where it's free and made our way down the side. It's a fun hike, but can be very dangerous if you go off the trails. The view from the cross is also great for taking pictures, especially when... More 

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North Tonawanda, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I wanted to see this falls as it appears in the horror movie "Silent Hill." (Not to mention that I "collect" waterfalls.) The drive up the escarpment was a bit harrowing for me but the views from the top were incredible. Not many signs to help. We finally found the parking area. You pay $2 to park there - there... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I've lived in Hamilton for over 20 years now and finally visited the Devils Punchbowl. It is quite a striking attraction. Rock and mineral lovers will really appreciate this formation. Photographers amateur or professional will delight in the various layers of rock and the surrounding area in general.

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Hamilton, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

A great place to take in views of Hamilton and beyond. Take a walk along the paths. Look and wonder about the power it took to cut the falls into the escarpment over millions of years. The lighted cross at night is an added bonus.

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Lithuania/VA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It took us lots of driving in the area to find the places. There are signs to the Dofasco walking/biking trail buut no signs telling about the falls. Not even at the parking place right next the falls, which are hidden among lush bushes. We could not find a good overlook place for the falls , a couple areas made... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

As most have said, the falls were all but dry today. I imagine the sights and sounds would be amazing with a bit of water. It's 2 dollars an hour to park by the way. Not an issue but lucky I had a toonie in the car. Awesome view. Can't wait to come back maybe in the fall for some... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I am sure the falls look beautiful when there is water but currently it is dry. The park should display the information on their website. There is no fee to see the attraction but the minimum rate at the parking lot is $2 (1hour). You will only spend a few minutes on the lookouts, more time is required only if... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
22 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

After seeing many pictures online and visiting the city of waterfalls website, we were sadly disappointed to see the lack of falls and view for the actual "punchbowl". There are a couple of lookouts that have been built back from the edge of the escarpment which were very overgrown with plants/vegetation and one nice big lookout that did give a... More 

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North Carloina
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16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

What can I say- it has been a dry summer and no water was falling. No one can do anything about that! The area was beautiful but were disappointed that we didn't get to see the falls. I wish there had been a way to find out that the falls were dried up before we traveled there. There was a... More 

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