The sunlight sparkles off the water of the Kaministiquia River which vigorously flows over the rock ledges after a spring flood, creating the beauty of the Kakabeka Falls, also known as Niagara of the North. After a heavy spring rain, the Kaministiquia River can become quite ferocious and the Kakabeka Falls is amazing to see while visiting Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park near Thunder Bay in Ontario, Canada.
The falls are about 69 meters wide and drop approximately 40 meters to the pools below, making this the second highest waterfall in Ontario, Canada. ... continue below the picture...
... Created during the last ice age, these rocks is where some of the oldest fossils in the world have been found and the gorge of the Kakabeka Falls is off limits to anyone as the entire eco-system around the region could be destroyed if disrupted by humans.
As the water rushes over the ledges, small trees become engulfed in water, some which get taken over the Kakabeka Falls in the force of the water, others which can withstand the power of many of these spring floods. Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park is about 5 kilometers in size and was founded in 1955 with the falls showing their true power during the spring.