Round-to-Fishog Falls - Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands PP, ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo
N 44° 47.999 W 078° 53.975
17T E 666119 N 4962878
Quick Description: Waterfall found at the portage between Round Lake and Fishog Lake
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 8/5/2021 11:41:03 AM
Waymark Code: WM14PBB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
I suspect this is the largest of several waterfalls found within the Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Parks in the Kawartha Lakes region of Ontario. The Waterfall is located between Round Lake (above, upstream) and Fishog Lake (below, downstream). The waterfall is approximately 12' high and 35' wide.

You will need a boat to access this waterfall. Presently the Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park is classified as non-operating with no permits / fees required to access (this is expected to change in the near future). Designated backcountry campsites are available but are also in high demand during the summer month. There are several ways to route to reach this waterfall, the most direct of the, being from Head Lake (you can launch from the Head Lake Boat Launch or from a couple of access points along the west shore of Head Lake, but be advised there is a 12-hour parking limit on roadways in the City of Kawartha Lakes). Coordinates for parking at the nearest access point is provided below - you can launch from the bottom of the hill at the end of the road. A short portage is required between Head Lake and Fishog Lake, but you will be rewarded with another small waterfall near the portage. Power boats are not permitted within the provincial park, with exceptions made for cottagers (as far as i understand). It's at least an 8km paddle to reach this waterfall.
Type: Cascade

Parking Coordinates: N 44° 44.627 W 078° 55.847

Watercourse: Head River

Waterfall Height: 12

Seasonality: Perennial

Viewpoint: Bottom

Path Up and Down: Partial

Walk Behind: Not at all

Seasons of Best Flow: Not listed

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