Waterfalls & Water features
Easy to find Waterfalls
Below we have the most recommended places to visit.
John Hewitt recounts: “Buttermilk Falls [is] one of the best known beauty spots in the province. It derives its name from the crests of white foam created by the tumbling, churning water below the dam. There are always sightseers around the Falls picnicking or taking pictures. The gorge above the dam is a favourite haunt of artists and photographers, and pictures of Buttermilk Falls have found their way to may parts.” Source: Lakes of Haliburton Which Form “The Island”, Haliburton County Echo, 1971
Gull River - Minden White Water Preserve
Hawk Lake Log Chute
There’s been a log chute on this site since 1861 and this chute is now the only one of its kind in Ontario.
This historic site is a testament to the tenacity and perseverance of the tens of thousands of men who made their living in the logging industry, and whose courage helped forged the communities of rural Ontario.
Pack a picnic and spend the day slipping & sliding down the polished granite stone. This popular swimming hole should be enjoyed with caution as the waters can be dangerous at certain times of the year.
Access to path is located on the east side of the river.
Explore, Experience & spend the Night
Spirit of the Waterfalls & Gaia's Den
Your stay includes: stationary RV rental at a magical, offgrid Sacred Sanctuary in Nature with access to 74 forested acres of private land, a private creek with 3 Waterfalls, private canopied outdoor sitting area, shared firepit with grill for outdoor cooking. Also included per unit is one Fire Circle with singing & drumming & one 7 Terraces Guided Meditation (if desired)… More Details
Sunny Rock Bed & Breakfast
Haliburton Highlands largest and most spacious adult only bed and breakfast
At Sunny Rock, relax with a beverage and binoculars on the huge decks overlooking the Scotts Dam Falls. Watch the wildlife play in this stunning oasis located on the Drag River
You will always be in the company of the sound of moving water while you take time for yourself during your stay which is located close to Snowdon Park – Welland & Forest Preserve.
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