Pakenham Falls
Photo by Mark Harris


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About this Waterfall

The river only falls by a few metres at this location, and it is admittedly not very large. But the falls extend about 100 m across the river, with lots of exposed sedimentary bedrock along the shore. You have to work for some good photos, but they can be had. The 5-span masonary bridge found immediately upstream from the falls makes it worth the drive. Built in 1903, this is the only one of it's kind in North America. This is a nice little tourist village. The falls aren't spectacular, but the overall setting makes for a good outing.


Some Quick Facts

Region: Eastern
County: Renfrew
Near: Pakenham
River: Mississippi River
Size: Small
Type: Wide Cascade under Bridge
Access: Everyone
Coordinates: 45.3362, -76.2869
Parking: No parking map yet
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Caution!

Mark Harris hereby notifies you that he makes no guarantee that it is safe to visit any waterfall identified on this site. Conditions can change. Always use caution.
  Mark Harris hereby notifies you that this web site does not give you permission to visit this waterfall or to trespass.


  The northern and eastern portions of the province (as well as the Bruce Peninsula) are "bear territory". Be prepared!


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Caution!

Visiting waterfalls can be dangerous. Mark Harris hereby notifies you that he takes no responsibilty for your safety. Inclusion of a waterfall on this site does not guarantee that it is legal to visit.


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