McDonald River Falls
Photo courtesy Dennis McCann

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About this Waterfall

A small narrow cascade, this can be viewed from a low wooden bridge constructed for a snowmobile trail. You can access the trail from the parking lot on the west side of Hwy 400 at the interchange for Georgian Bay Rd. From the lot, you can walk north just 200 m to get to McDonald Lake. I believe that you can continue around the left (west) side of the lake and hook up with the snowmobile trail. From here, the falls are only 500 m away.

I know that you can definitely access the snowmobile trail by walking from the parking lot back up to Georgian Bay Rd and turning right. Just a few tens of metres down the road there is a sign for the snowmobile trail, and you can walk due north for 1.2 km to these little falls.

Some Quick Facts

Region: Cottage
County: Muskoka
Near: Crooked Bay
River: McDonald River
Size: Very Small
Type: Low Cascade
Access: Moderate
Coordinates: 44.9278, -79.7832
Parking: No parking map yet

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