Hog's Back Falls

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  • Address: Rideau River, Ontario, Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids
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Located in the Hog’s Back Park- a recreational hub where you can have a picnic, ride your bike or simply take a leisurely walk, the Prince of Wales Falls is a series of artificial waterfall located where the Rideau Canal and the Rideau River part ways.

The scenic waterfall falls from a height of 60 feet and is also used for Kayaking by adventure-sport enthusiast. A picnic near the falls is relaxing during sunny afternoons while the whole park is ideal for photography.

Hog's Back Falls Travel Tips

  • Carry bottled drinking water and snacks.
  • Wearing sunscreen will be helpful.

Entrance Ticket Details For Hog's Back Falls

  • Admission to the place is Free.

Hog's Back Falls Hours

General Hours:

  • Site opens early May and closes December 1.

Washroom hours:

  • May to mid-October (weather permitting): Open 9.00 am to dusk (no later than 9.00 pm) daily.


  • May to December 1 (weather permitting): 7.00 am to dusk (no later than 10.00 pm) daily.
  • Free parking is available at the park.

Concession hours: Mid-May to Labour Day

  • Sunday to Thursday: 11:30 to 7.00 pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 11:30 to 8.00 pm

How to Reach Hog's Back Falls

  • By Bus:
  • O-Train light rail
  • By Taxi
  • By renting a Car/ Bicycle.

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  • Hog's Back Falls Address: Rideau River, Ontario, Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Hog's Back Falls Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Hog's Back Falls(preferred time): 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hog's Back Falls: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 5.87% of people who visit Ottawa include Hog's Back Falls in their plan

  • 45.28% of people start their Hog's Back Falls visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Hog's Back Falls

Monday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hog's Back Falls

People normally club together Rideau Hall and Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway while planning their visit to Hog's Back Falls.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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