Westledge Trail Cascades

Simsbury, Connecticut
Westledge Trail Cascades is a beautiful little waterfall in Simsbury, Connecticut within the McLean Game Refuge. It drops about 8-10 feet.
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Westledge Trail Cascades is a beautiful waterfall located in Simsbury, Connecticut. The waterfall has a total height of 8 feet and it can be found along the Steven A. Paine Brook. The brook flows strongest during spring when the snow melts and after heavy rainstorms. Although it is best to explore the waterfall in the spring, the Westledge Trail Cascades is a great spot to visit year-round. The waterfall itself drops in a unique plunge formation.

Accessing the waterfall is relatively easy. The waterfall is located in the McLean Game Refuge which features a well-marked trail system. Visitors can park at the trailhead off Firetown Road and then hike about 0.15 miles one way to the falls. The waterfall trail is family-friendly and a great way to get some hiking in. Dogs are also allowed on the trail and at the waterfall.

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Address: Firetown Road, Simsbury, Connecticut
Place GPS Coordinates: 41.918000, -72.856667
Parking GPS Coordinates: 41.918000, -72.856667
Parking Notes: Parking is available just off Firetown Road at the trailhead to Westledge Trail. Parking is free and there is room for about 5 cars.

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