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Hog's Back Falls, Ottawa

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Waterfall Nature / Park
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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  • It`s a nice place to relax and hangout on the rocks in the sun. The falls are powerful and lots of fine mist on a hot day. Theer are trails all along the river.  more »
  • This is a stunning falls & rapids with a walkway where you are covered with mist from the churning waters.There is a large rock face where you can sit in the sun and watch the wild waters wend their w...  more »
  • I like this place as it shows the issue that the builders of the Rideau Canal had to deal with. The geology on the west side is very interesting as well.  more »

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