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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. 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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  • Visiting these nice water falls, having a picnic at Vincent Macey park next by and watching the moving Prince of Wales bridge would be a memorable day to spend in Ottawa.  more »
  • easy to get to, good parking spots. next to mooney beach. great for a picnic, clean bathroom and very accessible. great kodak moments  more »
  • Whether you are visiting or live here, do take in the park and falls at Hog's Back. You can view from above roam around up and down and behind enjoying nature and getting very close to the falls. Take...  more »