People mainly stop and look at the Aguasabon Gorge along the highway, without knowing about the Lower Aguasabon Falls downstream.
Roundtrip: 1 km
Location: Terrace Bay, ON
The Aguasabon Gorge and Falls are well worth the trip, but the visit to the Lower Aguasabon Falls is also a fun outing.
Directions to the trailhead
From Terrace Bay, Ontario
- Drive Head southwest on Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-17 N toward Radisson Ave for 450m
- Turn left onto Cartier Road and drive for 240m
- Turn left onto Kenogami Road for 110m
- Turn right onto Beach Road and drive for 1.9 km to where the road ends at a parking area near the beach.
- The trailhead is in the north-east part of the parking lot and follows the river north to the falls
Information about this hike
When you arrive at the parking area, you can see the falls upstream. The hike to the Lower Aguasabon Falls starts in the parking area and follows the Casque Isles trail to the north along the river for 500m to where you can see the falls as the trail crosses over the river. When the water is low you can make your way on rocks and sand right up to the falls along the side of the river. The total drop on the river at this point is around 18 feet, but it’s not that high at any one point.
When you return back to the parking area be sure to explore the Terrace Bay beach with its gorgeous views of the Slate Islands.