Parkhill Rapids
by Mark Harris. Online since 1999. In print ©2003, ©2011.

   Thanks to Gord Collins for this picture!  

   About this Waterfall
Rating: 1D/5  Size: Small Access: Easy Type: Rock Rapids

Waterfall Region: Greater Toronto    County: Waterloo    Near: Galt

Watercourse: Grand River   Latitude, Longitude: 43.3637, -80.3163

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Anywhere else in Ontario and I might not have included this one. But waterfalls are scarce in Southwestern Ontario. The Grand River falls maybe one metre over some exposed bedrock in this location. The river is surrounded by city, and some dam works here and there. But even so, the old downtown buildings (including the old Dixon Mill) are all built of locallly quarried stone, making this an attractive place to visit, even if the falls are far from memorable. There are a few short trails / parks that you can walk along.   (updated June 20, 2014).

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  Mark Harris hereby notifies you that he makes no guarantee that it is safe to visit this waterfall.
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