Ontario Waterfalls

I have a real love of photography, and a favourite subject for many photographers is of course, waterfalls.

To get to many waterfalls it's probably wise to have a GPS with you, both to get you to the waterfalls, and then get you safely back to your car! I've been looking for the past year or so for a GPS file that includes the local waterfalls as waypoints, but to no avail. So, I decided to create my own.

This little project is on Google Maps, and can easily be converted to a GPX file to download into your GPS using the GPSVisualizer converter. At some point, I will post a link to the finished GPX file, but only after I get all the waterfalls entered.

Here are the sources I've used:


...and here is the map. It's unfinished at the time, although I started with the top 10 list so the most picturesque falls are included.

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Still to do: finish entering the rest of the waterfalls, add keywords such as "easy/moderate/difficult" and "private/public", but that's a much lower priority. For that information, download the doc file listed above.

Here are some websites I found that may be of interest:

Hamilton: The City of Waterfalls Flickr Group
Hamilton, the Waterfall Capital of the World

If you know of any other websites or documents that could help me with this project, feel free to leave me a comment. Comments are moderated, so your comment won't appear right away, only after I've reviewed it.


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