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

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   About this Waterfall
Rating: 1D/5  Size: Small Access: Easy Type: Dam Spillway

Waterfall Region: Northeast    County: Sudbury    Near: Nairn

Watercourse: Spanish River   Latitude, Longitude: 46.3441, -81.5737

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Nairn Falls has been all but obliterated by the development of a hydroelectric generating station. The drive along the river to the station is very scenic though, with barren highlands along the river in places, and a secluded picnic spot by the river is worth searching for. The spillway can give some good whitewater at high flows, but there is no real waterfall here to speak of.  (updated 20-Jun-14).

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