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This is marked as a 'medium waterfall' on mapsbyjeff.com . I have not seen any photos and don't know how big it really is. Notes on Jeff's map explain that there are no longer any campsites along this part of the upper Bonnechere. Visiting this waterfall is only recommended for experienced paddlers that plan ahead.

Farley Mowatt was a famous Canadian author and environmentalist, selling more than 17 million books. Perhaps his best-known title was 'Never Cry Wolf'. I don't know if this is an official waterfall name or perhaps one assigned by the paddling community.

Some Key Facts
Region Northeast
County Nipissing
Watercourse Bonnechere River
Watershed / % Lakes 2 / 18%
Ownership Algonquin Provincial Park
Landscape Wilderness
Size Very Small
Type Unknown
Modification Natural
Access No Land-based Access
Top / Bottom /
Trail conditions Overnight Water Route
Hiking Time
Coordinates 45.7671,-78.0258
Site ID WOO.NIP.020
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This page last updated on April 20, 2024. Earlier versions can be examined on Archive.org, dating back to 2003.