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Nymph Falls Nature Park

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Lovely walk in the woods

Nice place for a walk in the fall. Watch the Salmon head up River and jump up the falls. This is a... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Derek F
Courtenay, Canada
Free meal from old Mother Nature !

This Dutch guy spent 7 years in the French Foreign Legion so I sure as hell know how to live rough... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Forbidden Plateau Rd., Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Nice place for a walk in the fall. Watch the Salmon head up River and jump up the falls. This is a dog off leash park to, so it's great for our furry friends as well. Bring your bike and you can pedal all the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Derek F
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This Dutch guy spent 7 years in the French Foreign Legion so I sure as hell know how to live rough off the land. My old comrade Pierre took me to this wonderful park. Firstly we had a swim in its cool waters. We then...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Take a short walk in the woods to the river where you can see the spectacle of salmon jumping up the falls to spawn! Thank you Mother Nature.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gumby P
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Would highly recommend stopping here if you are in the area. Super nice spot to bring the whole family.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

My wife and I visited this past Tuesday. A very easy walk and absolutely beautiful park and easy to follow trail system. No real up and down terrain to worry about. Just an easy relaxing walk. The river was down significantly from what a few...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jonnnyboy
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Suitable for all abilities, we took my 88 year old father in law for a lovely walk, yet some of the single track makes for some interesting MTB (Green or maybe “Teal!”) or trail running. Main trails are exceptionally well maintained, and connect upstream to...More

Thank Fred J
Reviewed September 2, 2018

My wife and I have enjoyed Nymph Falls with our family for many years. The walking trails are easy to barely moderate in difficulty, and the falls are a great place to enjoy some sun and the sounds of rushing water, particularly in the late...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank O6626GSjustinc
Reviewed August 31, 2018

What a gem.... nice easy walk to falls and easy access to flat rocks... great for a picnic and swim.... loved the sound of the falls

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Liverbird1710
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We stopped as a "fun to do" along our road trip to the North Shore. The Google maps GPS took us a bit of a round about way - circling once a place we had already been.....but once you started paying more attention to the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Matt S
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Wonderful series of trails, we only saw part of them, but the highlight is really the falls, so beautiful. Lots of free parking, porta-potties, etc. The walk down to the falls is short, do NOT miss it!

Date of experience: August 2018
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June 30, 2018|
Response from Brad A | Reviewed this property |
If I understand your question correctly, the river itself flows out of the Coastal Mountain range, from Wikipedia is some additional information: The Coast Mountains are a major mountain range in the Pacific Coast Ranges... More
September 13, 2017|
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Response from pwilliamson201 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Karen, Park in the main parking lot (on Forbidden Plateau Rd) and even at a slow pace, it's no more than 5minutes to the falls. The guy from Wisconsin who said he parked at a bridge - was NOT at Nymph falls Park, there... More
June 24, 2017|
Response from pwilliamson201 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes, the main trails to the actual falls are wheelchair accessible. There are a few tree roots to be avoided, it's not perfectly flat as it's in a forest, but believe me - it's worth the trip! Enjoy.