Cascade On South Brook

Cheshire, Massachusetts
Cascade On South Brook is a small and beautiful waterfall in Cheshire, Massachusetts. The waterfall drops about 10 feet along South Brook.
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Cascade On South Brook is a small and beautiful waterfall located in Cheshire, Massachusetts. The waterfall has a total height of about 10 feet and it can be found along South Brook. South Brook flows strongest during the springtime when the snow melts and after heavy rainstorms. Although it is best to explore the waterfall in the spring, Cascade On South Brook is a great spot to visit year-round. The swimming is also okay at the pool at the base of the falls, so visits in the summer can be a great way to beat the heat!

The waterfall itself drops in a unique formation consisting of cascades. Photographers often enjoy taking long-exposure photos of the waterfall, so tripods are recommended for those who have them. It is also a very photogenic waterfall considering visitors can easily access the base of the falls and see the true scale of the water dropping.

Accessing the waterfall is extremely easy. The waterfall is located in the Stafford Hill Wildlife Management Area which features a well-marked trail system. Visitors can park just off Notch Road in the dedicated lot and then walk a few steps to the falls. The waterfall trail is less than 100 feet, making it family-friendly and accessible for all abilities. Dogs are also allowed on the trail and through the entirety of Stafford Hill Wildlife Management Area. The waterfall is often a very peaceful spot considering it is a hidden gem and not extremely tall.

Don’t miss out on checking out this stunning Massachusetts waterfall!


Address: Cheshire, Massachusetts
Place GPS Coordinates: 42.556167, -73.145000
Parking GPS Coordinates: 42.556167, -73.145000
Parking Notes: There is a small parking lot for the waterfall located just off Notch Road in Cheshire. The parking area is literally just steps from the waterfall.

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