Kakabeka Falls

The invasive species Emerald Ash Borer has recently been discovered within the City of Thunder Bay. Due to Kakabeka Falls’ close proximity to Thunder Bay please leave firewood at home to prevent the spread of these pests. Help us stop the spread of invasive species.

Thank you,

Park Staff.

**Notice** The road leading to the park beach area with be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic while contruction continues on the Hwy 11/17 bridge.

Thank you,

Park Staff

What You'll Like :

  • 40 metre high Kakabeka Falls is the second highest waterfall in Ontario with year round access for viewing
  • Excellent views of the falls and gorge from the boardwalk that wraps around the top of the falls
  • The Kaministiquia River has cut deep into the rocks to reveal 1.6 million year old fossils at the bottom of the falls
  • Historic route of the Voyageurs
  • Endangered Lake Sturgeon spawn at the base of the falls
  • Walking and nature trails in summer and groomed cross-country ski trails

General Information

Phone: 807-473-9231
Size: 500.00 ha
Year established: 1957
Park Classification: Natural Environment
Box 252
Kakabeka Falls, ON
P0T 1W0

2017 Operating Dates


Park / Campground Usage (day use, camping, etc.) Opening and Closing
Kakabeka Falls January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017
Kakabeka Falls May 19, 2017 to October 10, 2017
Kakabeka Falls December 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018