High Falls on Muskoka
Photo by Mark Harris

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About this Waterfall

This is a big waterfall, and probably the most spectacular waterfall in Muskoka! It has been called the "Niagara of the North" by some, although I think that this is pushing it a little... The falls is formed where the north branch of the Muskoka River falls over a significant ridge of gneiss. The Muskoka River continues south and falls again at Wilsons Falls and then the two Bracebridge Falls. A footbridge across the crest of the falls does spoil the picture a bit, but the consolation is that you can explore the far side of the falls, where a smaller separate falls is hidden from the typical viewpoints.

The site has been developed to include a sizeable parking lot, washrooms, BBQ pits and benches. With two other small falls on-site, you could easily spend several hours here. Exit Hwy 11 at Muskoka Rd 117... not at High Falls Rd!

Some Quick Facts

Region: Cottage
County: Muskoka
Near: Bracebridge
River: Muskoka River, North Branch
Size: Very Large
Type: Cascade under Bridge
Access: Easy
Coordinates: 45.088, -79.302
Parking: No parking map yet

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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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