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History and engernearing in one spot.

If you want to understand the History of the Rideau Water way there is no better spot then here to... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Jim P
Locks are one of the prettiest sets on the system

Have gone through these locks a few times. They can take quite a while to get through if it is... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Manotick, Canada
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Jones Falls Rd | Frontenac Arch Biosphere, Elgin, Rideau Lakes, Ontario K0G 1E0, Canada
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All reviews rideau canal blacksmith shop few times canadian history ice cream short walk picnic tables great place to visit watch the boats stone dam boat traffic parks canada locks hand kenney lake hotel
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

If you want to understand the History of the Rideau Water way there is no better spot then here to learn what happened in 1812

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Have gone through these locks a few times. They can take quite a while to get through if it is busy or if you happen to arrive just after it is going up or down and you can wait a couple of hours. It is...More

Thank sweetsue4
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit, lovely views of the lakes. Many cruiser boats and families swimming enjoying the lake. Absolutely fascinating watching the lochs opening and closing for the cruiser boat traffic

Thank Glenys F
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Jones Falls is a charming spot with a lovely, historic hotel and a good working system of locks. We thoroughly enjoyed watching the boats rise and lower and move from one lock area to another. There's a nice, short walk around the entire area of...More

Thank joan072015
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We spent quite a few hours there watching three boats coming all way down multiple locks, and one boat going up the locks. The scenery was beautiful. The staff were very friendly and answered our questions patiently. We could go up to the top of...More

Thank Ping N
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is a precious part of Canadian history with clear description of functioning lock system, excellent parks Canada guides and reasonable walks/hikes that can be done. Picnic tables and functioning blacksmith works. Excellent adventure for young and old. Do it!

1  Thank CMT-JWT
Reviewed 23 March 2018

My wife and I own a cottage near Westport. ON. We frequently have friends and family from the U.S. visit us during the summer. If they have not seen Jones Falls before (and often if they have) we plan a ½ day visit with them...More

3  Thank BurtSue H
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is a beautiful historic site on the Rideau Canal system consisting of five locks descending to the Kenney Hotel. It's a great walk and very interesting to watch boats going through the locks.The dam at the top was the largest in North America when...More

Thank JudyB49
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We took 3 days to come up the Rideau Canal and managed to get through 16 locks thanks to the awesome Parks Canada staff. The lock masters and students were super courteous and helpful. Minimal banging of our boat thanks to them ;) Jones Falls,...More

Thank Artottawa
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were driving by and noticed the sign to the hotel and decided to chexk it out. Like going back in time with a quaint hotel, small ice cream bar, lazy boats waiting for the locks, and the falls were rushing--this year there is an...More

Thank johnbyl50
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