Drag River Rapids
by Mark Harris. Online since 1999. In print ©2003, ©2011.

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   About this Waterfall
Rating: 1/5  Size: Very Small Access: Challenging Type: Rock Rapids

Waterfall Region: Cottage    County: Haliburton    Near: Gelert

Watercourse: Drag River   Latitude, Longitude: 44.8978, -78.6183

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This is a little "bump" of a waterfall - by no means spectacular, and not overly photogenic. But the setting is beautiful, and since it is almost always deserted, it should offer you a quiet place to get away from civilization for a short period. The waterfall consists of a few short steps on the Drag River, each no more than 1 m in height. Park where Station St meets the Haliburton Rail Trail. Walk along the trail to the left to the river bridge. The falls are about 300 m downstream. You have to hike along the river's edge or find a weak path through the woods - either approach is difficult. Please obey any private property signs that may be posted.   (updated June 20, 2014).

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  Mark Harris hereby notifies you that he makes no guarantee that it is safe to visit this waterfall.
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