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High Falls hiking

Algonquin Park, Almaguin Highlands, Muskoka and Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

By lydia.crawford

High Falls Statistics

What are the activities at High Falls ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at High Falls?

The High Falls are a waterfall located in the town of Ontario in Wayne County, New York. The falls are situated on the east side of the Genesee River, approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) north of the village of Ontario. The High Falls are among the most impressive waterfalls in New York, with a height of approximately 75 feet (23 m).

The falls were created by the retreat of the glaciers during the last ice age. The Genesee River flows over a layer of limestone and shale, which creates a series of rapids and waterfalls. The High Falls are part of Letchworth State Park, which is home to some of the most impressive waterfalls in New York.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-79.3023628
45.0887218

What are the coordinates and address of High Falls?

High Falls
High Falls, Bracebridge, ON, Canada

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Starting Point

The easiest way to get to the start of the trails at the High Falls is to drive north on Highway 17 from Toronto. Take exit 256 for Brock Road and turn left onto Brock Road. Drive for about 2 km until you reach the parking lot for the High Falls.

Why visit High Falls

The High Falls are located in the town of Ontario in Wayne County, New York. The falls are a part of the Genesee River, which flows north from Lake Ontario. The High Falls are 96 feet high and create a beautiful sight as the water cascades over the rocks. The area around the falls is also a great place to enjoy nature, with hiking trails and picnic areas.

Is High Falls in Ontario a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what each family is looking for in a vacation spot. Some families may find High Falls to be a great place to visit, while others may not enjoy the area as much.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near High Falls include hiking, fishing, and camping. There are also several waterfalls in the area that are worth exploring.

1. Hiking: There are a number of hiking trails near High Falls, including the Bruce Trail and the Ganaraska Trail.

2. Fishing: The area around High Falls is a great place to fish for trout, bass, and other types of fish.

3. Swimming: There is a swimming hole near High Falls that is perfect for cooling off on a hot day.

4. Picnicking: There are several picnic areas near High Falls where you can enjoy a meal outdoors.

5. Birdwatching: The area around High Falls is home to a variety of bird species, making it a great place for birdwatching.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse at High Falls – This restaurant is located in a beautiful setting on the banks of the Genesee River. They offer a wide variety of American cuisine, including burgers, sandwiches, and salads.

2. The Grill at Water Street – This restaurant is located in an old mill building on the banks of the Genesee River. They offer a wide variety of American cuisine, including burgers, sandwiches, and salads.

3. The Landing at Water Street – This restaurant is located in an old mill building on the banks of the Genesee River. They offer a wide variety of American cuisine, including burgers, sandwiches, and salads.

4. The Pub at Water Street – This restaurant is located in an old mill building on the banks of the Genesee River. They offer a wide variety of American cuisine, including burgers, sandwiches, and salads.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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