This Area may soon Disappear, if not for Your Help!


If this place looks familiar … Read on
A proposed HydroElectric development will drastically change High Falls on the Grassy River. The scenic beauty of these rapids and waterfall, only 23 km from downtown Timmins, will be lost forever as the river flow is forced into a large pipe to feed the turbine and generator. The falls, as we now know it, will cease to exist. The preliminary work has already started as an environmental screening process is now happening. Public input will be sought probably in early Spring 2008 or 2009 or 2010 or 2011 or 2012 - Who knows ?

If you want to do something about it or want more information please Email: GrassyRiver@gmail.com

High Falls Background Information Link



Google Map/Panoramio Showing Area of the Proposed Dam

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Jun. 4, 2011

Kayaking over Upper High Falls - Yea!!!

Couple of guys from Timmins braving the rapids/falls at Upper High Falls





The first guy(Andrew) rode the rapids all the way to the bottom sucessfuly while the second guy(Dan) busted his paddle in half and swam the rest of the rapids to the bottom and was quite battered from the ordeal - this was their first and last attempt at the falls. Flows as you can see were quite high

Please do not attempt this at home boys and girls - these guys are highly trained professionals :-)

Music courtesy of a local band many years ago, called Belly Up

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