Category Archive: waterfalls

Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park and Mount McKay

Kakabeka Falls are massive. Dropping 130 feet, The Kaminiquistia River barrels over the Precambrian chert caprock and down the gorge at an average rate of 1,800 cubic feet per second here, eroding the… Continue reading

Nipigon River Trail and Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park

The Nipigon River Trail is a 17km out and back that follows the river from the town of Nipigon until it flows into Lake Superior at the town of Red Rock. We began… Continue reading

Rainbow Falls Provincial Park, Ontario

Walking from the campground on our way to the beginning of the waterfall trail we decided to hike the 1.5km Superior Trail that claimed views of Lake Superior. The trail was fairly direct… Continue reading

Casque Isles Trail, Aguasabon Falls, and Schreiber Beach

Leaving Neys we continued west, making brief stops along the way to check out rivers, bridges, and a large gorge with a phenomenal waterfall – Aguasabon Falls. We stopped at Schreiber to hike… Continue reading

Wawa Waterfalls: High Falls and Silver Falls on the Magpie River

Just outside of Wawa, Ontario are two very pretty waterfalls on the Magpie River located upstream of the hydroelectric plant. Approximately 5 miles apart from each other, these falls are connected by a… Continue reading

Lake Superior Provincial Park, Ontario, Part 3: Pinguisibi (Sand River) Trail

The Pinguisibi Trail is a 6 kilometer hike along the Sand River that begins where it empties into Lake Superior and ends upriver of all the major cascades. The trail begins with a… Continue reading

Red Cliffs National Conservation Area, Part 3: Red Reef and Anasazi Trails

The previous two trips to Red Cliffs National Conservation Area we had gone to Cottonwood Canyon, but this trip we headed to the central canyon, which is a popular recreation area. We followed… Continue reading

Zion National Park, Part 2: Camp Creek

On the way back from Silver Reef, we made a short stop at Camp Creek, just inside the northwest corner of Zion National Park. This is a wilderness area and there are no… Continue reading

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Part 6: Mary Ann Falls, a Swim in Warren Lake, and Last Minute Moose!

The short trail to Mary Ann Falls revealed that more of the trees had surrendered to the coming cold, revealing some particularly vibrant reds and yellows. After crossing the Black Brook the trail… Continue reading

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Part 5: Jigging Cove, Black Brook Cove, Green Cove, and Lakies Head

Re-entering Cape Breton National Park I began a series of stops at look offs and coves. My second stop at Black Brook Cove provided me an opportunity for some walking so I decided… Continue reading