Fallingbrook, Ottawa

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Princess Louise Falls

Fallingbrook is a neighbourhood in the community of Orleans, a suburb in the city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It is located on the east edge of Orleans and is bounded by Tenth Line Road in the west, St. Joseph Boulevard to the north, Trim Road to the east and Innes Road to the south. Below the community of Fallingbrook flows the Ottawa River and Petrie Island is the closest beach.

The community which was formerly part of the Township of Cumberland has rapidly developed over the past two decades and there are new developments underway. Fallingbrook's development commenced in 1985, while before it was farmlands. In 2012 its population is over 25,000. Mainly families choose to live in Orléans because of the many surrounding elementary schools and high schools. In total there are two secondary high schools and eight elementary schools in the area including a recreational complex with a daycare. Attached to the Ray Friel Centre, which is the complex, is the only community's public library.

The Fallingbrook Community Association plays a big part in bringing the town together. To help reunite the community, they hold various local events that encourage people to get active within their community. Among these program and events are Canada Day, Summerfest, Neighbourhood Watch program and a community garage sale in the early springtime.

One of Fallingbrook's natural beauties is Princess Louise Falls that can be found below Princess Louise Drive. The falls are hidden by foliage from view and access is granted by pedestrian trails.

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Coordinates: 45°28.5′N 75°29′W / 45.4750°N 75.483°W / 45.4750; -75.483