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

   Thanks to Kathleen Sorenson for this picture!  

   About this Waterfall
Rating: 3/5  Size: Small Access: Moderate Type: Wide Cascade

Waterfall Region: Cottage    County: Parry Sound    Near: Bon Air

Watercourse: French River   Latitude, Longitude: 46.0163, -80.6035

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This is a low, wide cascade that can be over 100 m wide. The French River has eroded a spectacular wide gorge that is easily the highlight of the trip. The falls itself is anticlimatic. Stunning views of the gorge are available from a high suspension bridge just west of Hwy 69. There is also a visitors centre on the south side of the river. The well-worn trail to the falls is about 1.5 km long and takes a little under an hour to hike. It is very scenic, but is not wheelchair accessible.   (updated June 20, 2014).

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