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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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  • Not the largest or most impressive falls, but still nice to look at. I only visited in the fall so perhaps in the winter it will look very different. 
  • I actually swam in these falls as a high school kid.... WOW. That bad judgement aside this is a must visit in the summer with all the glory of the powerfull falls. Also, there is so much to see and do...  more »
  • We always bring our guests here. It's like a hidden gem of Ottawa. The falls is beautiful all seasons. I love it in winter though.