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Hog's Back Falls, Ottawa

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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. Plan your Hog's Back Falls visit and explore what else you can see and do in Ottawa using our Ottawa trip itinerary tool .
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  • October 2, 2017
    growing up in the area this falls was actually relocated in the early 20 century. site back watch the water and watch your stress levels subside. walk the trails through the park or ride your bike to ...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Have visited this site both summer and winter. Just a pretty little surprise in the middle of the city. There's a nice little park as well. A neat little place to visit  more »
  • September 24, 2017
    Pleasant to walk through and lots of areas to just sit and relax and many that are fun to explore and search out on your own.  more »

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