Chaudiere Falls
by Mark Harris. Online since 1999. In print ©2003, ©2011.

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   About this Waterfall
Rating: 3P/5  Size: unknown Access: Private. Type: Wide Dam Spillway

Waterfall Region: Eastern    County: Ottawa-Carleton    Near: Ottawa

Watercourse: Ottawa River   Latitude, Longitude: 45.4207, -75.7211

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The Chaudiere Falls used to span the Ottawa River, but have largely been converted for hydroelectric generation. There is still some exposed rock downstream to generate some good whitewater. I haven't found a way to be able to explore up close. If you are from Ottawa, can you please let me know if this site can be explored at all? Or is it only visible from the bridge to Hull?  (updated June 20, 2014).

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