Cathles Trail Falls, also known as the Waterfall on the Cathles Trail, is a unique waterfall in Simsbury, Connecticut. The waterfall is located on Simsbury Land Trust-owned land and it drops along Bissell Brook. This brook typically features only a little bit of flow. It is best to visit this waterfall after a strong rainstorm or during the spring when the snow is melting.
The waterfall drops about 60 feet in total with the main section dropping 30 feet. The waterfall drops over a steep ledge and primarily features plunges and cascades. It is easy to access via a 0.3-mile one-way trail. If you are looking for a huge and beautiful waterfall, this one is probably not worth visiting.
- Height: 30 feet (total drop is about 60 feet)
- Type: Bissell Brook
- Water Source: Unnamed brook
- Swimming: Not possible
Cathles Trail Falls Location
- Park: Simsbury Land Trust-owned land
- Address: North Saddle Ridge
- Town: Simsbury
- State: Connecticut
- GPS: 41.9014906, -72.8588414
- Parking Notes: The closest parking area to the waterfall is located along the cul-de-sac at the end of North Saddle Ridge. There is room for maybe two or three cars. That said, the parking is not very well-marked and a better option may be available.
- Parking Directions: HERE
- Location Directions: HERE