"Spectacular Montmorency Falls" Montmorency by Bwana_Brown
Montmorency Travel Guide: 13 reviews and 71 photos
Montmorency Falls is a 272 foot (83 meter) drop that was formed when the Montmorency River found that the easiest way for it to reach the St. Lawrence River below was to exploit a geological feature in this area. The one-billion year old gneiss rocks to the right abut with half-billion year old grey limestone rocks to the left, providing a weak point for the river to carve its course. The photo shows the small Baroness lookout near the top left, the pedestrian suspension foot bridge over the falls and some of the lookout platforms on the stairway down the right side of the falls.
- Pros:A beautiful area with great tour facilities
- In a nutshell:A great way to spend a relaxed half-day.
This photo shows the stairway down from the top of the falls to its foot from a distant perspective, taken from near the... more travel advice
On the right side of the Falls, a panoramic stairway has been built with observation points every so often. Near the... more travel advice
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