The Waterfall @ Cascades In Bloomington IN
The Waterfall @ Cascades In Bloomington IN is a public park. It is located at the heart of Bloomington, Indiana. The Waterfall @ Cascades In Bloomington IN was established and owned by James G. Wilson and his wife Mary E. Wilson. It features more than twenty five acres of waterfalls, trails, bridges and foliage along Sugar Creek which is also home to many species of animals including turtles and painted lady butterflies.
The Waterfall @ Cascades In Bloomington IN consists Japanese-inspired footbridges that cross over Waterwheel Falls, Waterpipe Cascade and Great Stone Face cascades among others on the mile long walking paths that line up both sides of Sugar Creek. Irises grow wild alongside the ferns which forms foundation for woodland plant life such as trilliums, jack in the pulpit and violets. Other plants include wild strawberry, anemones, mayapple, foamflowers, bluets and wake-robin along with numerous ferns such as Christmas, bird’s-nest and cinnamon varieties.
The Waterfall @ Cascades In Bloomington IN is open during warm months of the year (10 am until 9 pm). Visitors who come here can enjoy hiking or biking on Sugar Creek trails which are lit up at night. The park also has a paved trail for people on wheelchairs and strollers. There is a 15 feet long footbridge that allows visitors to view cascades from the best possible angle.