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Hog's Back Falls, Ottawa
(4.3/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
More commonly referred to as Prince of Wales Falls, Hog's Back Falls represents a series of elaborately constructed artificial waterfalls on the Rideau River. Visitors come to stand on the bridge overlooking the rocky maze of flowing water while gentle sprays hit their faces. Bring food and have a picnic among Hog's Back Park's natural surroundings, followed by a stroll along one of the many trails. The park features many historical displays, as well as a recently renovated heritage pavilion. For Hog's Back Falls and beyond, use our Ottawa tourist route planner to get the most from your Ottawa vacation.
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  • Advise during the summer as far is this place. Take a snack, because there is no nothing.
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  • When using the multi-use pathways on the Rideau Canal, be sure to include this as a stop. If you're taking a casual, leisurely ride, there's nothing quite like pulling up to the railing beside the fal...  more »
  • We went for a walk at the Hog's Back Falls on a pleasant November day. This NCC park is larger than it looks from the road. There are lovely trails to follow, some that bring you right along the edge ...  more »