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Hog's Back Falls, Ottawa

(4.3/5 based on 320+ 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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  • Very easily accessible place with free entry and parking that is well worth a stop or a stroll while enjoying the small but strong waterfalls. We went in September a rainy day early and were practically alone. The parking is not very large so on a sunny day or season you may not be an easy task finding free parking.
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  • Such a beautiful place to visit, my significant other and i take frequent bike trips to visit the falls during the summer months. Definitely worth a visit!  more »
  • Take you kids. Walk along the rocks on the shore. Listen to the pounding of the water. A real pretty spot in central Ottawa. Enjoy the park next door on a sunny afternoon.  more »