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Beautiful Falls

Driving from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay, this was a great place to stop and stretch our legs... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Edmonton, Canada
Beautiful Stop To See The Falls Or To Have a Picnic

Kakabeka Falls is only about 20 minutes outside of Thunder Bay. It's a nice place to stop and... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2019
Toronto, Canada
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Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park, Kakabeka Falls, Ontario P0T 1W0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay, this was a great place to stop and stretch our legs, before we got to Thunder Bay. Walking trails and viewing platforms give a good look at the falls from all sides.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2019

Kakabeka Falls is only about 20 minutes outside of Thunder Bay. It's a nice place to stop and spend a few minutes looking at the falls. On a nice summer day, it would be a good picnic spot. If you're brave enough to go to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

It was pretty but personally I like clear waterfalls. It didnt cost much to park and walk down the stairs to the falls. If you have knee or hip problems the stairs maybe hard on you. There is a platform to take pictures of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lorna T
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Definitely worth a visit. You'll need no more than two hours, because there's minimal walking involved. The site appears to be wheelchair-friendly. There are grassy areas to sit and relax beside the falls. The small visitor centre has some interesting exhibits about the geology of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank winnipegpeter67
Reviewed November 13, 2018

I always stop here as this is my half way point when travelling from Alberta to southern Ontario. This is the first time I came in the month of November. The park is closed but you can still park and walk around the place. Of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Bucket List: Visit every Provincial Park in Ontario. We visited briefly as I have been here a few times before. My travel companions went back the next day and spent more time exploring. This is a beautiful park with trails right up to the falls.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

I had never heard of Kakabeka Falls coming across it luckily while driving to Thunderbay. It’s a spectacular provincial park with something for everyone. One can spend hours at the falls, they are so beautiful and mesmerizing. There are great hiking trails and a lot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank noriksweb
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We loved this Provincial Park, it was the highlight of our trip around the Canadian side of Lake Superior. The Falls are fantastic and the campground sites are large and very private. The only downside if you are in an RV is you need at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bill W
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Nearly missed this gem When we were driving towards Thunder Bay, which would have been a great shame. Really pleased to have found it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Philip K
Reviewed October 27, 2018

This was one of our favorite waterfalls on our Lake Superior Circle Tour vacation. It was loud and raging. So powerful. We did the Boardwalk Walking Trail and viewed both sides of the falls. This was very easy and only had a few stairs. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Janet S
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High iron content from the surrounding area
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Response from Patsyb3 | Reviewed this property |
There are some stairs, but also areas that are wheelchair accessible. $3 for parking for one hour.