Bottom of Waterfalls

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Bottom of Waterfalls is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near West Granby, Connecticut that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

0.8 miles
170 feet

dogs on leash

kid friendly


nature trips

trail running






Enders State Forest encompasses 2,098 acres of land in Granby and Barkhamstead, CT. The main entrance to the park is located on Route 219 in Granby. Hours: The park is open daily from dawn to dusk. Founding Date: 1970 Restrictions: No alcohol, No fires, No smoking Area: 2,098 acres

17 days ago

We hiked the falls trail and I can say that each fall is unique and has you in awe. The trail that runs along the river and falls is not marked well and we lost our way for a bit and wound up climbing uphill to find the return trail of the loop. It was a warm day and lots of people were going into the pools below each of the taller falls! I'd recommend you apply bug repellant of some sort too.

19 days ago

Very fun, short hike with great views and swimming holes. Perfect for summer!

25 days ago

park and take a left for a short hike with three different little falls to see within 15 minutes of parking the main trail above the falls is easy for all levels to get down to the top of the falls it's a steep grade with some drop offs but still not very difficult if you take a right from parking you will not find falls but lots of trails and forks in the river to fallow back upstream good place to go with kids and also for a short hike or you could spend some time their

28 days ago

Nice little hike, beautiful trail and the waterfalls were very impressive. Only downside is the trails were not marked well, but other than that highly recommended!

2 months ago

Come here all the time and probably always will. Awesome spot

3 months ago

Pretty area. A bit of a shorter hike but nice little falls

4 months ago

easy is relative I guess. I chose for the 'easy' rating to take my four year old. too steep and icy to make it a safe trip. looks like this will be an amazing summer hike with him though. will re-rate then.

nature trips
6 months ago

I like it because there's a couple of cliffs you can jump off and there's a couple of water pool area for kids to play in. There's a few rock areas that daring kids like to climb. Too dangerous as far as I'm concerned.
The trail itself is poorly marked but it would be very difficult to get lost. It's a moderate level hike but not too adventurous. Steep walk down and very slippery once you start going towards the water.

7 months ago

Pretty views! Trail isn't marked but it's almost impossible to get lost even if you venture a little off trail if you walk up you'll hit the main trail and if you walk down you'll hit the stream and waterfalls.

7 months ago

Beautiful but not an "easy" trail- rating should definitely be moderate. Not well marked and slippery in some areas. Very steep as well! Well worth a visit though.

8 months ago

An old local favorite, be advised the slick rocks and overgrown trail merit at least a 'moderate' difficulty rating.

9 months ago

Trail is easy, though slippery sometimes, and poorly signaled. Follow both the purple markers and the wide flat path to stay on it.

If you want to splash around the waterfalls below, it's a very slippery way down and up, any of the muddy steep paths. Bring proper scrambling shoes with good grip. Definitely moderate to difficult, and totally worth it. This place is magical.

9 months ago

Short simple hike but the waterfalls and streams were beautiful.

9 months ago

good jaunt in the woods.

10 months ago

dogs loved it easy for both dogs and young kids.

10 months ago

Beautiful set of waterfalls, each unique. Simple hike, spur trails can be a bit slick but not bad. Great for families.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

beautiful waterfalls, great fun for the kids. BE CAREFUL CLIFFS.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Beautiful but don't come with kids as it's not safe for them due to cliffs.

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Falls are beautiful but easy to get lost. Trails aren't marked well.

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Gem of CT

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

I'm biased because I grew up here and there is an element of nostalgia but this place truly is magical.

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

one of my favorites. beautiful year round

Monday, June 13, 2016

Must see in CT

Sunday, June 05, 2016

beautiful trail, very easy to get lost and very slippery on wet days!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

This place is awesome. There are 6 different waterfalls and many different swimming holes. Just be wary of the days you decide to go because it does get very crowded.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

I took my wife here yesterday. The book said easy to the third falls. The upper trail is flat and wide but any of the trails leading down to the falls can be difficult for anyone who is not limber. The falls, at least 5 of them, are pretty with water holes at the bottom for swimming. Very popular place for the younger crowd. At one of the last falls kids were jumping off the cliff plunging in the water hole feet first. The rocks are slippery and it can be potentially dangerous but the place be great fun and the people were friendly and helpful.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Great place to go!

I don't think I can take great grandma here. A gravel "fire road" is being over taken by the wood. To get to the stream its steep and slippery.

Fine for older kids and families too. You can spend an hour or so here with the hike, views and plants & trees.

Saturday, April 02, 2016

Great waterfalls .

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Absolutely AMAZING! Bring your bathing suit for sure!

Thursday, March 10, 2016

This place although a small and easy hiking area is STUNNING. Parking is free accommodates about 7 cars tops. Keep an eye on young children many steep straight down drop offs down to the rocks and water. The waterfalls are an easy 5 minute walk from the parking lot. It doesn't feature just one waterfall it features several 5-6 with different views at the bottom of each. excellent place to listen to the water and enjoy a picnic. one of the most scenic and photogenic Connecticut waterfall spots i have seen and i am a waterfall chaser. Would absolutely return and plan to this summer to see the forest in bloom alongside of the waterfalls.

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