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Address: Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada
Activities: Hiking

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Jawdropping waterfalls, not to be missed when visiting clearwater. Pyramid campground nearby. Less than 5 mins walk

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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bandung
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Jawdropping waterfalls, not to be missed when visiting clearwater. Pyramid campground nearby. Less than 5 mins walk

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Visited these falls after having previously been blown away at the beauty of others in the area like Spahats and Triple Decker falls. This one was the most beautiful of all! There's a lovely walk down to the viewing point where you could sit and just stare in amazement if you wanted. Beautiful falls surrounded by fantastic forest walks.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Fabulous views from the falls viewpoints! Great in the afternoon when the sun comes from the west. Worthwhile to hike west along the cliff edge for more great views. Keep well away from the edge!

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Clearwater, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

An amazing sight to see. Nature at its best. Fine trails and lots of parking. Not very busy either. You may see the odd tour bus.

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Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada
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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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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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25 reviews 25 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 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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40 helpful votes 40 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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22 helpful votes 22 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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69 helpful votes 69 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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