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Helmcken Falls

Address: Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #5 of 17 Attractions in Clearwater
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
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Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
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Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The cone that forms as the spray from the falling water freezes provides a unique view of this ageless wonder of the world. The road is plowed right up to the parking lot at Helmcken Falls so there is a short 5 minute walk in to see this amazing natural wonder. A 'must see' when visiting the Wells Gray Provincial... More 

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Bonsall, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Large falls that are just steps from the road! So very beautiful and can walk along a trail to see different perspectives of the falls!

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Brussels, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Superb Helmcken falls !! Wells Gray park deserves to be visited and Clearwater is a nices top between Vancouver and Jasper-Banff national parks

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Chilliwack
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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

An absolutely beautiful sight! This is why I chose to visit Wells Grey Park for my holidays and was delighted to have seen the other fantastic falls in the area too. There are information boards around the Park by the Falls explaining the formation of the Falls which was interesting. We had perfect Autumn weather with very few other tourists... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Considering that we were travelling from Vancouver Island to Jasper, this was a good place to stopover. If you visit the park the waterfalls are worth definitely a visit. There are two access to the 2 sides of the canyon where the waterfalls are, the shortest has a very convenient parking place close to the viewpoint. The waterfalls are the... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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117 reviews 117 reviews
51 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was a really beautiful waterfall in the park. Actually the only one worth visiting in the Park.

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Rimbey, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Our friend took us on a tour through the park and stopped at the various sites. This waterfall is truly spectacular. The view point it perfect for capturing video and still photo's of the waterfall and surrounding area. He told us that in the winter time when the falls freeze people ice climb on it. We have seen other waterfalls... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Amazing perspective on geological formations. Very hard to beat the majesty of these magnificent waterfalls

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Stayed in kamloops and packed a lunch and drove up with family. 2 hour scenic drive. Lots of angles for photos and picnic area is good. Nice excursion for a day.

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Malpas, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The drive to the falls is scenic, the falls themselves are great with plenty of hiking trauils around and a good picnic area on site.

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