Long Slide
Photo by Mark Harris

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About this Waterfall

This is an interesting site to visit, though it's hard to get a good picture of the falls without wading into the river. The waterfall itself is far from spectacular, consisting of several little cascades and a nice slide-class waterfall at the bottom. The slide is over a 30 degree mass of sloping, smooth bedrock. At low flow, the river passes over the slide as a thin sheet of water no more than a few centimetres in depth.

From the road, much of the waterfall (already hidden by the forest) is further hidden behind a high bedrock ridge, which slopes gently up to the river, and then drops at a 90 degree angle to the river below. The ridge is probably 10 m high, and parallels the river for 100-150 m upstream from the falls. An interesting hike, but stay back form the edge! Watch for a short driveway on the left side of the highway, leading to a few big boulders (ie. this driveway is not to a house).

Some Quick Facts

Region: Cottage
County: Haliburton
Near: Dorset
River: Hollow River
Size: Small
Type: Slide
Access: Moderate
Coordinates: 45.257, -78.859
Parking: No parking map yet

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Get descriptions and directions for over 125 of the best waterfalls in Ontario. Each is illustrated by full-page colour photos by professional photographer, George Fischer.

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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!

  Mark Harris hereby notifies you that he makes no guarantee that the directions provided on this web site are correct, safe and/or legal.

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