WATERFALLS NEAR HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT



Welcome to the newenglandwatefalls.com guide to waterfalls near Hartford, Connecticut!

The waterfalls listed below are the best waterfalls that are reasonably close to the Hartford, Connecticut area. The trailhead or parking area for each of these waterfalls is within a 30-minute drive of Hartford. Enjoy these Hartford-area waterfalls!





CENTER SPRING FALLS
Rating:
Manchester, Connecticut
Bigelow Brook
0.2 mile hike one-way (easy)

This is an urbanized series of two waterfalls within Center Springs Park near downtown Manchester.

Center Spring Falls, Manchester, Connecticut FULL DESCRIPTION
Center Spring Falls

DIRECTIONS / TRAIL INFO
Center Spring Falls

WYLLYS FALLS
Rating:
Manchester, Connecticut
Birch Mountain Brook
0.2 mile bushwhack one-way (moderate side of difficult)

This is a beautiful 40-foot plus tall waterfall that requires a moderate bushwhack to reach.

Wyllys Falls, Manchester, Connecticut FULL DESCRIPTION
Wyllys Falls

DIRECTIONS / TRAIL INFO
Wyllys Falls

CASE FALLS
Rating:
Manchester, Connecticut
Birch Mountain Brook
Roadside access

This is a hybrid waterfall (part dam, part natural) that is only a short distance upstream (and down the road) from Wyllys Falls.

Case Falls, Manchester, Connecticut FULL DESCRIPTION
Case Falls

DIRECTIONS / TRAIL INFO
Case Falls

BLACKLEDGE FALLS
Rating:
Glastonbury, Connecticut
Blackledge River
0.4 mile hike one-way (easy side of moderate)

This is a seasonal but beautiful series of two waterfalls; time your visit for just after a heavy rainstorm or during spring snowmelt

Blackledge Falls, Glastonbury, Connecticut FULL DESCRIPTION
Blackledge Falls

DIRECTIONS / TRAIL INFO
New England Waterfalls guidebook

FLAT BROOK FALLS
Rating:
Glastonbury, Connecticut
tributary to Flat Brook
0.6 mile hike one-way (moderate)

This is a pretty, moss-surrounded waterfall visible from the Shenipsit Trail.

Flat Brook Falls, Glastonbury, Connecticut FULL DESCRIPTION
Flat Brook Falls

DIRECTIONS / TRAIL INFO
Flat Brook Falls

MILL POND FALLS
Rating:
Newington, Connecticut
outlet from Mill Pond
Roadside access

This is a pretty roadside falls in an urban setting.

Mill Pond Falls, Newington, Connecticut FULL DESCRIPTION
Mill Pond Falls

DIRECTIONS / TRAIL INFO
New England Waterfalls guidebook

CUSSGUTTER BROOK CASCADES
Rating:
Bristol, Connecticut
Cussgutter Brook
0.4 mile hike one-way (moderate side of difficult)

This is an 80-foot tall series of cascades next door to the Lake Compounce theme park.

Cussgutter Brook Cascades, Bristol, Connecticut FULL DESCRIPTION
Cussgutter Brook Cascades

DIRECTIONS / TRAIL INFO
Cussgutter Brook Cascades

JIM BROOK FALLS
Rating:
Canton, Connecticut
Jim Brook
0.5 mile hike one-way (easy)

This is a small series of cascades accessible from trails that stem from the Roaring Brook Nature Center.

Jim Brook Falls, Canton, Connecticut FULL DESCRIPTION
Jim Brook Falls

DIRECTIONS / TRAIL INFO
Jim Brook Falls

HELPFUL LINKS

Here are some helpful links to help you explore and enjoy more waterfalls throughout New England:
  • Waterfalls near Boston, Massachusetts > link
  • Waterfalls near Great Barrington, Massachusetts > link
  • Waterfalls near Brattleboro, Vermont > link
  • Waterfalls near Burlington, Vermont > link
  • Waterfalls near Stowe, Vermont > link
  • Waterfalls near Lincoln, New Hampshire > link
  • Waterfalls near Nashua, New Hampshire > link
  • Waterfalls near North Conway, New Hampshire > link
GUIDEBOOKS TO GET YOU THERE

The following guidebooks will help you discover more waterfalls throughout Connecticut as well as the rest of New England:



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