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

   Thanks to Darcy Ste Marie for this picture!  

   About this Waterfall
Rating: 2/5  Size: Small Access: Easy Type: Wide Cascade

Waterfall Region: Cottage    County: Haliburton    Near: Furnace Falls

Watercourse: Irondale River   Latitude, Longitude: 44.8264, -78.5617

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Furnace Falls is dissapointing at first. It's marked on most road maps, but is no more than a metre or two high.. The falls are visible from the bridge as you cross the Irondale river. The passive park surrounding the site is a great place for a rest stop and the falls, while small, are picturesque. I'm not sure of the water depth downstream of the falls, but I remember the flows being safe enough in summer for children to wade just to the right of the above photo. This makes them quite accessible and easy to enjoy, if not producing the greatest of photos. I believe you can wander several 100m upstream along the banks within the park boundary before reaching private property.  (updated June 20, 2014).

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