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Hog's Back Falls

Hog's Back Road | at Colonel By Dr., Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A1, Canada
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Beautiful 60-foot waterfall where the Rideau River and Rideau Canal part.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“mooney's bay” (31 reviews)
“rideau river” (24 reviews)
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Hog's Back Road | at Colonel By Dr., Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A1, Canada
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"mooney's bay"
in 31 reviews
"rideau river"
in 24 reviews
"spring run off"
in 4 reviews
"walking trails"
in 6 reviews
"nice place to walk"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"lovely park"
in 5 reviews
"prince of wales"
in 4 reviews
"carleton university"
in 7 reviews
"both sides"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 5 reviews
"bike path"
in 6 reviews
"walk around"
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"take pictures"
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"hogs"
in 27 reviews
"picnic"
in 60 reviews
"nature"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We live downtown and frequently do the loop on our bicycles. It is approximately 25 Km which makes for a nice Sunday ride. Hog's Back is the half way point so we always stop off for a quick break (and maybe a homemade sandwich). Beautiful...More

Thank Kevin B
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Did bike riding into Parliament Hill from Hoggs Back. There needs to be more signage directing you in the right direction.

Thank Al K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Another beautiful sight that one can easily access by bike along the trail on both sides of the Rideau River. Very picturesque scene here with the falls, the gorge and rocks. There is no cost just the price of an ice cream cone or refreshments...More

Thank Patrick S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful waterfall in the middle of Ottawa. The Rideau River runs through the heart of the city and this attraction is beautiful in summer or winter.

Thank Lynn L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

And this is a free thing to do in Ottawa! It really is a cool thing to check out if you're in the city. It's not Niagara Falls huge, but still a nice spot, take a picnic!

Thank OuizeeB
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The falls are accessible from the bicycle path or from the road and it is a lovely spot to explore in Ottawa. It is close to Park Vincent Massey and a popular area.

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

A great place to enjoy nature, go for a walk, look at the falls, etc. You can bike here from downtown all along the canal.

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

The falls are great and there is a very pleasant walking area. Take a picnic and enjoy the big open field where kids can run...and feed squirrels. Lots of parking. DO IT!

Thank jqmilo
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Great spot for little ones, lots of creatures, nice to walk and hang around. We enjoy our family visits.

Thank ALP_0013
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Love watching the roaring stream of water where people can kayak in spring! It is easy to get to with a lot of parking places.

Thank Thomas N
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15 July 2018|
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There are"no swimming" signs posted all over.
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