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

   Thanks to Billie Elliot for this picture!  

   About this Waterfall
Rating: 2P/5  Size: Small Access: Challenging Type: Wide Plunge

Waterfall Region: Lake Huron    County: Middlesex    Near: Arkona

Watercourse: Ausable River (tributary)   Latitude, Longitude: 43.107, -81.81

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This falls lives up to its name. I had heard about it for years, but nobody seemed to know how to find it. I believe that it was on private property at one time, but is now known to be located along the Ausable Trail (Mystery Creek Side Trail). This isn't very big, and probably dries to a trickle during much of the summer. But hey, there really aren't too many waterfalls down this way, so it's probably worth seeking out if you live in southwestern Ontario. It is a low wide plunge no more than a meter or so high. You can access it from the trail crossing at Elm Tree Drive, but I've heard that it's a fairly challenging hike.  (updated 20-Jun-14).

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