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Chigamiwinigum Falls

Kakabeka Falls

Little Falls

Mink Creek Falls

Pigeon River

Rainbow Falls

Silver Falls

High Falls

Umbata Falls

Wolf River

Trowbridge Falls

Nama Falls

Mackenzie Falls

Waterfalls

Northern Ontario’s waterfalls are plentiful, especially within Superior Country! Not only do we host the second highest waterfall in Ontario, Kakabeka Falls, but the region offers many other falls both on and off the Lake Superior Circle Tour. Many of these attractions are surrounded by trails, picnic areas, campgrounds, and communities all worth visiting. You can easily loose yourself to these stunning attractions and all the experiences that surround them.

Aguasabon Falls

Aguasabon Falls is in Terrace Bay, off Highway 17; it is one of the entrances to the Casques Isles Hiking Trail. The beautiful falls came about in the 1940’s during the construction of the Aguasabon River Dam. The area has an accessible boardwalk, picnic tables, RV friendly parking lot, and washrooms. Admire the 100 ft waterfall, as it cascades into the beautiful Aquasabon Gorge below.  It is here you will find a 2.6-billion-year-old rock face worth exploringAguasabon Falls is a stunning must see stop while traveling along the North Shore of Lake Superior, visiting Superior Country, or driving along the Lake Superior Circle Tour. 

Aguasabon Falls

Cascade Falls

Cascade Falls is at the end of the Palisades trail, standing 132 feet highThis perfect, beautiful fall is a highlight for visitors during every season. For those that hike the Palisades Hiking Trail the Cascade Falls will offer a highlight and memory of your journey like no other. Cascade Falls is a climbing highlight for ice climbers; the water can freeze up to 33 feet thick. Cascade Falls is beautiful site for all to see anytime of the year

Cascade Falls

Chigamiwinigum Falls

Pukaskwa National Park has many stunning natural wonders and attractions; one of the fantastic ones is Chigamiwinigum Falls. White River feeds these falls, and the last stretch of rapids before reaching Lake Superior. You can walk over the rapids at the Pukaskwa Suspension bridge offering you an experience and memories like no other. Surrounded by the beautiful national park of Pukaskwa makes this waterfall a must see in Superior Country! You will be sure to lose yourself in the natural beauty of the park, the falls, the many hiking trails, and the stories they tell. 

Chigamiwinigum Falls

Kakabeka Falls

Kakabeka Falls, known as the Niagara of the North, is the second largest waterfall in Ontario. 19 mi (30km) west of Thunder Bay, Ontario, this dramatic fall is in Kakabeka Falls a part of the Oliver Paipoonge Municipality. Kakabeka Falls is a 130ft drop off along the Kaministiquia River. The gorge below reveals 1.6 million-year-old rocks and fossils. This spectacular marvel is part of historical Voyageur Route and is surrounded by beautiful hiking trails, a beach, campground, and lovely community. One can spend only a couple hours to weeks taking in the falls and all the area has to offer. Although the falls lie just west of the official Lake Superior Circle Tour they remain as one of the tours largest and most visited attractions. Kakabeka Falls is easily accessible and offers a wide array of services making it a destination appropriate for everyone! 

Kakabeka Falls

Little Falls

Carved by the massive glaciers up to 12,000 years ago Little Falls now sits within the Township of Atikokan in Ontario’s Superior Country. Little Falls is truly breathtaking a favorite spot by both locals and travelers. This is an ideal location to sit back and enjoy nature while capturing some beautiful photos and relaxing from your busy day-to-day life. The falls can be visited any time of the year with easily accessible walking and hiking trails as well as snowmobile trails in the winter. Looking to truly experience the beautiful landscape? Play a quick round of on the surround Little Falls Golf Course

Little Falls

Mink Creek Falls

Mink Creek Falls is west of Marathon, Ontario, just off Highway 17, at the end of a steep and rough trailThere is no signage to show the turn off for the falls, so visiting the area can be challengingOnce at the falls, it is the perfect destination to relax and take in the beauty of Northern OntarioA great place to cool off, have a picnic, cast a line, and enjoy your surroundings. A perfect stop on the Lake Superior Circle tour, and an ideal stop for you to enjoy.

Mink Creek Falls

Pigeon River

Pigeon River Falls is one of Superior Countries gateways in and out of Canada. The falls are broken up into two sets of falls, High Falls and Middle Falls. Both are located in the Pigeon River Provincial Park that contains breathtaking hiking and walking trails that offer views of not only the falls but the river gorge as well. Take in the history of the area by visiting the metal sculptures surround the falls that tell the story of the region.  Both falls feed water over the faces easterly toward Lake Superior. The River acts as a natural border between Canada and the United States.

Pigeon River

Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls is a spectacular view of water rushing over an impressive rock face, on its way to Lake Superior. The falls find home in Rainbow Falls Provincial Park, east of Rossport, Ontario. The falls are apart of the Casque Trail system that stretches along the North Shore of Lake Superior. Surrounded by ideal camping, hiking, and walking trails makes Rainbow Falls an accessible visit of a life time. 

Rainbow Falls

Silver Falls

If you want an adventure, then Silver Falls is your destination. Silver Falls is within Silver Falls Provincial Park, 35 km northwest of Thunder Bay, Ontario. This pristine fall is a trek to get into, and out of, but it is the perfect destination for those that would like to do backcountry camping. Camping along Dog Lake is close by and makes Silver Falls a great adventure to experience. 

Silver Falls

High Falls

Located in Wawa, this easy to visit waterfall is a must see. At 75’ this waterfall is easily accessible by a gravel road. The road will take you to the bottom of the falls. These falls are almost always impressive not matter what time of the year you visit.

High Falls

Umbata Falls

Umbata Falls is outside of Pukaskwa National Park, 40 km southeast of Marathon, Ontarioby Pic River. Like Chigamiwinigum Falls, Umbata Falls receives its water from White River. However, the Hydro Dam that is upstream changes the flow of the falls from time to time. Reaching the falls by foot can be quite challenging. Many adventurers choose to paddle the White River to reach Umbata Falls which can take several days and is for highly experienced paddlers only.  

Umbata Falls

Wolf River

Wolf River Falls is in the Township of Dorionwithin Ontario’s Superior CountryYou can visit the falls all year round, with each trip being a different adventure. To trek to the falls, you will follow a trail that is, a steepnatural stairway, for part of the way down before it splits. When the trail splits the right will take you to the top of the falls. The left trail will take you to a wooden ladder and rope that leads down the gorge. Wolf River Falls is a perfect location for a day hike or a camping trip for the well experience adventure traveler. 

Wolf River

Gorge Creek Falls

Gorge Creek Falls is on a 1.7 km trail, approximately 25 miles (40km) Northeast of Nipigon in the Municipality of Greenstone, that loops up and down the east and west side of the falls. Gorge Creek Falls is three separate falls, Fir Falls, Cedar Falls, and Hemlock Falls. Those seeking a truly memorable experience will hike up to heights exceeding 500ft. The views of both the falls and surrounding country will leave you in awe! 

Gorge Creek Falls

Trowbridge Falls

Trowbridge Falls is North-East of Thunder Bay, Ontarioacross from Centennial Park. The falls are a smaller set, closer to the size of rapids. Current River runs over the rocks that create the fallsThe Trowbridge Falls is connected to Centennial Park by a bridge and Cascades Conservation Area to the north. These falls offer a beautiful view of the river and surrounding forest areaproviding a relaxing location after a long hike or hot day. 

Trowbridge Falls

Nama Falls

Nama Falls is outside of the town of Manitouwadge, Ontario. This fall is in the Nama Valley and can be challenging to get to, but well worth it for those who try. As you approach the falls you will be walking a ridge formed from clay that has been formed from rainfall over the many past years. During the Spring you can witness Rainbow Trout jumping the falls to spawn. 

Nama Falls

Mackenzie Falls

Shuniah Township has many astonishing natural attractions. A notable one is Mackenzie Falls, located off Highway 17. These falls are one of the last natural barriers for the Mackenzie River to flow through before entering Lake Superior. The falls are a short hike inland from Mackenzie Point. These falls are sure to be an excellent site.  

Mackenzie Falls

Middle Silver Falls

Silver Falls is a series of three falls. The Falls are a few miles south of Wawa. The middle falls is the most scenic of the three.

To reach the falls from Hwy 17, turn on to Michipicoten River Village Road (that will be a left turn if you are heading north, and a right turn if you are heading south). From there, there are signs that will lead you to the falls. The total distance is about 2 miles, and all but the last hundred feet or so of the road is paved. You can also reach Silver Falls by hiking the Magpie Voyageur Trail from Scenic High Falls.

Middle Silver Falls

Mazukama Falls

25 metre waterfalls and several smaller falls, cascading stream flowing off the red rocks of the Kama Cliffs, old growth cedar forest, massive fern covered boulders, talus slopes, spectacular lookout over Nipigon Bay of Lake Superior and beyond. Spectacular ice formations in winter.

Mazukama Falls