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Wonderful stop on a road trip

A great place to stop and stretch your legs. Lovely to see the bridge and the water; the fall... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Valery P
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Ontario, Canada
Favorite Pit stop

When travelling North on Hwy 69, a stop here is always a must! Love the hike to the waterfall... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Victoria G
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Parry Sound, Canada
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French River, French River, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

A great place to stop and stretch your legs. Lovely to see the bridge and the water; the fall colours were beautiful and our three teenage boys had lots of fun climbing the rocks and hiking down to the water. A great place to stop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Valery P
Reviewed 8 April 2018

When travelling North on Hwy 69, a stop here is always a must! Love the hike to the waterfall, enjoy the view from the snowmobile bridge. Always clean, friendly staff.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Victoria G
Reviewed 7 January 2018

The hike down to the falls is the highlight- you won't be disappointed if you go. The museum is excellent, and you can spend a fair amount of time if you read and listen to the recordings.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Modern building set in the woods. Small gift shop and friendly staff. We enjoyed the museum and could have stayed longer to take it all in. The 30 minute hike to the rapids is a great for stretching your legs and for a lunch stop.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This was our whole reason for making a 3 hour drive. Drive in, park, visit the Center(if it's open), 2 minute walk to the bridge. Enjoy

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Jay W
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Worth a stop on Hwy 69 if you are in the area. No-fee access(museum charges a small entry fee), washrooms, small gift shop as well as access to a very impressive bridge built by the snowmobile community which offers splendid views for those who don`t...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank susan d
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Have been here several times & walked across the incredible snowmobile/pedestrian bridge over the French River & also hiked the easy trail to the Recollet Falls. There is a very interesting information & artifacts display & photos highlighting the history of the French River area...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We make a 1/2 day trip (family of 5) to the French River Visitor's Center so we could take the hike up to Recollet Falls. While the hike itself was fun, it was fairly technical but thankfully it was short (30 min in and 30...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank PetersTDot
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We have been here before, but it was a rainy day and decided to check it out. The building in a very cool design and the displays are quite interesting. Definitely worth getting off the highway to check it out.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank WmtheWonderer
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This place offers camping but only if you plan to portage to your campsite. There is a nice hiking trail and places to picnic but the highlight is the huge bridge over the river which is actually the worlds longest snowmobile bridge. Great pics!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Alisa15
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