Silver Falls
Photo by Mark Harris

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About this Waterfall

One of the big three at Wawa. (another, Wawa Falls, is just a few hundred metres downstream). You can see this waterfall from the road, but the best way to explore is to follow the trail that leads up the far (left) side of the river. It's a moderate hike through the woods to the top. Be careful at the top, because there are no guard rails. Once you reach the top go just a bit further... there is a second waterfall that can't be seen from the road. It's smaller and not as photogenic as the main falls.

Getting a good photograph of Silver Falls can be a bit of a challenge. You need a long lense from the road, or you need to ~carefully~ make your own path down through the woods to the pond downstream of the falls. Do NOT try to make your way into the gorge at the base of the falls. This, would be dangerous! This is not one to fool around with.

Some Quick Facts

Region: Algoma
County: Algoma
Near: Wawa
River: Magpie River
Size: Large
Type: Plunge
Access: Moderate
Coordinates: 47.9416, -84.8307
Parking: Click for Parking Lot Directions

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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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