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Scenic High Falls

Wawa, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #2 of 7 attractions in Wawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls
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Iowa, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The falls were excellent and a trip down the south trail to the next set of falls was a workout for two 49 year olds. The middle of the hike was a little hard due to the climb on rock out cropping's. Great photo opportunities and we saw a grouse in the middle of the hike.

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Fergus, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It's rather a show-up and click destination, and the falls themselves are largely the result of the hydroelectric dam above, but pretty nonetheless.

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Sudbury, Canada
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
37 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

nice falls,kind of like a veil the way they are spread out..easy to find..walkway to view ..nice little park setting

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Kingston
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Overall I would say the Falls were quite impressive. We visited early July 2014 and even though the water wasn't at full flow they were worth the short drive off the highway. There is a short hiking trail and washroom facilities if needed.

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Alfred, Canada
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108 reviews 108 reviews
19 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The falls were a spectacular site when we visited since it was late May and the rivers were flowing very strongly. Recommend to visit in spring if possible.

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Lindsay, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We went to High Falls last year while visiting family in Wawa. I've seen a number of waterfalls over the years (kind of an obsession) and this one is certainly near the top of the list. A bit of a drive in, but it is worth it. Make sure to bring your camera and a rain coat otherwise you will... More

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Glenwood, Illinois
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79 reviews 79 reviews
24 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The drive back to the falls is on a dirt road, but it is well worth it. There is a small picnic area, restroom facilities, and one of the most beautiful views I have ever seen. I am so glad that I decided to venture to the falls during my one-day visit to Wawa!

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Northwestern Ontario
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126 reviews 126 reviews
51 attraction reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Be sure to drive off the highway and see the beautiful scenic high falls! They are incredible and a real jewel. You can walk around a bit out there and there are washrooms, although somewhat rustic.

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Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Back a dirt road a mile or two, has a picnic area and a small hiking trail to the top of the falls. Nice place to get out and stretch your legs and view the scenery.

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Wawa, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

spectacular spot! Well worth the drive off the highway.If you have the time, stay and hike to the top of the falls.

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