CULTURAL & GEOLOGICAL HISTORY
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You can still see some of the structures including:
- blacksmith shop
- lime kiln
- flour mill
- restored church
- original family home of the Balls.
The area was once active due to the saw mills, wool mills and other mills operated by the Balls which drew people to set up home there. The hamlet consisted of quite a few inhabitants. Development in the areas below the escarpment due to the arrival of the railways led to people moving away from the Ball’s Falls area.
Balls Falls is definitely beautiful and something to see - however, I found that the 16 dollars for 2 people doesn't really justify the visit. We saw both the upper and lower falls, both were barely...
I love balls falls lots of beautiful scenery, the trail is pretty quick so if your looking for a long hike this may not be what your looking for.
Absolutely beautiful waterfalls, well groomed trails! Brought our two dogs here and they just loved hiking to both falls-not even a far distance apart. The old buildings were interesting to peak...