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Hog's Back Falls, Ottawa

Categories: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
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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  • Loved it. Great ambiance. Great outlooks. Lovely trails. The fall foliage was spectacular. We enjoyed the benches at the occasional lookout point. 
  • A small waterfall which reminds that nature is never far in Ottawa. Part of the Rideau Canal system, the waterfalls here form the final parting of the river and the canal. IT is a bit off the beaten t...  read more »
  • Although this was a nice, clean little park, it was not really what I expected. We took a small little picnic and ate on the grass sort of overlooking the falls. There is traffic nearby and lots of pe...  read more »
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