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This narrow cascade is just 15 km from Norland but may as well be on a different continent. But this is why the Queen Elizabeeth WIldlands Provincial Park is so cool. Real northern wilderness, not far from civilization.

There is no road nearby and the only access is by water. It appears that you could paddle upstream for about 10 km from Head Lake. This would be a tortuous route and I have no information about whether this is practical

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Region Cottage
County Kawartha Lakes
Watercourse Smudge Creek
Watershed / % Lakes 1 / 24%
Ownership Queen Elizabeth Wildlands Provincial Park
Landscape Wilderness
Size Very Small
Type Notch Cascade with boulders
Modification Natural
Access No Land-based Access
Top / Bottom /
Trail conditions Overnight Water Route
Hiking Time
Coordinates 44.8114,-78.956
Site ID WOO.KAW.004
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This page last updated on April 20, 2024. Earlier versions can be examined on Archive.org, dating back to 2003.