Quebec waterfall




October 2016 • Canon 60D camera

Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

Montmorency Falls is a large waterfall on the Montmorency River. It is located in the park Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. The waterfall is 83 m (272.3') high, a full 30 m (98.4') taller than Niagara Falls. It is 46 m wide. There is a staircase with 487 steps that can take you to the top of the waterfall.

You then follow the path to the suspended bridge to walk over the waterfall to get a spectacular view of the surrounding areas. If you are staying in Quebec city, this is the day trip to take. Only 15min by car or you can catch public transport.

Did you know...

Québec’s founder, Samuel de Champlain, gave the name to the waterfall - Montmorency falls. He chose the name to honor the Duke of Damville, Charles de Montmorency-Damville, the Admiral of France and Brittany.

Crossing the suspended bridge

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