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Hog's Back Falls, Ottawa

#2 of 11 in Nature in Ottawa
Waterfall · Hidden Gem · 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. Plan your Hog's Back Falls visit and explore what else you can see and do in Ottawa using our Ottawa trip itinerary tool.
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  • Stop by and admire the falls or climb over huge rocks and get your feet wet. These Falls are in the centre of the city, easy to get to, and there is plenty of parking.  more »
  • We found nothing that we liked about this place. People seemed to enjoy just hanging out here. We find it difficult to rate. But still, only 1.  more »

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