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Scenic High Falls

Wawa, Ontario, Canada
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Interesting

Not really much to see but not the worst place to stop, relax and stretch your legs while on a road... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Donna R
,
Elliot Lake, Canada
Falls

Beautiful falls, but nothing spectacular to go out of my way for. I would like to see falls where... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Larissa B
,
Wawa, Canada
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“dirt road” (13 reviews)
“high falls” (17 reviews)
“magpie” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
Wawa, Ontario, Canada
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"dirt road"
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"high falls"
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"magpie"
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"short drive"
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"few stairs"
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"turn right"
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"picnic tables"
in 6 reviews
"thunder bay"
in 3 reviews
"stretch your legs"
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"the main highway"
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"nice picnic area"
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"couple miles"
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"parking lot"
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"whole family"
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"glenn gould"
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"dam"
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

Not really much to see but not the worst place to stop, relax and stretch your legs while on a road trip.

1  Thank Donna R
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Beautiful falls, but nothing spectacular to go out of my way for. I would like to see falls where there is more surrounding the scenery

1  Thank Larissa B
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Normal man made dam created the waterfall so the flow was dependent on how much water they wanted to let out of the lake.

Thank MORTS01
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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Extremely short trail and not much of a falls if the dam isn't opened. Small picnic shelter. About 2 km off the main highway on unpaved road.

Thank KristiLBF
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

This is a small but lovely falls area. There is an eating area and a washroom. Don't know if its clean or stocked but I did see one.

Thank Maria B
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

The falls are typical of hte falls around the shores of Lake Superior. They tend to be gentle over exposed shield rock. Worth the stop just a couple miles off the main road on a well maintained dirt road.

Thank Doug W
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

We got directions when we asked for a nice place to have picknick, but if not, we would never have found it. Coming from Wawa, pass the airport, drive until you see a big industrial? white house on the right, turn right on the gravel...More

1  Thank 650KarinB
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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

The falls are awesome with a short drive off Hwy 17 but the restrooms were horrible - filthy and no TP!! Don't let that stop you though... just be prepared!

Thank ReneeGalaski
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

Very nice falls with great scenery. There's a little walk up to the top of the falls, but they can be viewed from the parking lot. A nice place to just sit and enjoy the view.

Thank IngaMari
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

These are seriously wide falls with a crest of 125 feet and a height of 75 feet. The falls are easy to get to from Highway 17. Take the 1.5 mile gravel road to the bottom of the falls and there is an easy path...More

Thank Jay_and_Rita
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Yes, there are signs. Just keep an eye out for them!
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