Kakabeka Falls

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Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park In Ontario.

The first people to visit the falls were the Ojibwa. “Kakabeka” in Ojibway means “sheer cliff” or “thundering waters.”

The gorge at Kakabeka Falls was formed by  glaciers 8000 years ago in the Precambrian age . Kakabeka Falls is the second highest waterfall in Ontario, you can explore this in Thunder bay with all year round access to take in this picturesque view. There are boardwalks and viewing platforms along the falls to see the amazing views of the Kaministiquia River. The Kaministiquia River at the bottom of the falls has cut deep into the rocks to reveal 1.6 million year old fossils!

There are so many experiences to immerse yourself in around these beautiful falls. Camping can be enjoyed at Whispering Hills, Riverside and Fern’s edge. Whether camping for a stay or exploring for the day you can enjoy all the activities in the area.

Bring your bikes and get out around the Poplar Point trail, which is a 4km loop, although no trails are specifically for biking most access roads are paved to tour around.

Go birding and discover various songbirds throughout the park. If you visit during the Fall season you can often see Bald Eagles in the gorge below the falls, especially when the salmon make the run up the river to spawn.

There are many hiking trails that offer all levels of difficulty and explore historic routes of the voyageurs. Boardwalk trail, Mountain Portage Trail, Little Falls Trail, Beaver Meadows and River Terrace Trails.

Kakabeka Falls Gatehouse
Address: Box 252, 4853 HWY11/17 Kakabeka Falls ON P0T 1W0
Phone: 1-807-473-9231
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Map of Kakabeka Falls