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Some really nice easy trails and some impressive waterfalls. I would highly recommend a visit. You... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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This is a very stunning provincial park. We were going from Banff to Vancouver and visited this... read more

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This large scenic park and wilderness area contains five major lakes, two river systems, many small lakes, streams, waterfalls and rapids, which make this an outdoor recreation paradise.
Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Some really nice easy trails and some impressive waterfalls. I would highly recommend a visit. You can squeeze in the highlights within a day but you’ll pretty tired afterwards!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very stunning provincial park. We were going from Banff to Vancouver and visited this park. I recommend it to everyone. The waterfalls in this park are astounding. If you like nature, forests, dramatic waterfalls, please see this park. Many of the waterfalls...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Clearwater British Columbia's Wells Gray Provincial Park was a welcome stop on our driving trip after we purchased some items from Greffard's & Greenscapes. Beautiful scenery and very quiet on a weekday.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the Canada I imagined! You can do short family trips or heavy hiking up to 2.500 m height. Choose what you like - you won´t get disappointed...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful park! There is something for everyone. If you like waterfalls this is the place. Big beautiful free falling waterfalls. We were also fortunate to see the Salmon jumping. Many of the trails are short. That said, there are longer hikes available in...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most incredible place on almost any measure. Like another Yosemite and then some. We only had 4 hours, and following advice from info centre staff (who were excellent), we managed Baileys Chute (to see jumping Chinook salmon but we missed them today😞),...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Early September (2017) en-route across B.C. into Alberta I stopped off for one night in Clearwater. The next morning, before continuing my journey east, I visited the park to see Helmcken Falls, Spahats Falls, and Dawson Falls which I was able to do withing two...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wells Gray is one of the most spectacular parks in British Columbia, famous for its many waterfalls and long lakes. We visited Dawson Falls, Helmcken Falls and Bailey's Chute on June 22, 2018. Wow! Dawson and Bailey's Chute are powerful, almost scary. Helmcken is beautiful....More

Thank gemstoneje46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lakes mahood and Canim are beautiful. Endless stone beaches along the shore. Excelente for kayaking or any boat activity. Wild life really close. Attention and respect to the nature is a must. Waterfalls with trails and amazing views.

Thank Jaluks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of BC’s spectacular provincial parks, a Wells Gray is famous for its many waterfalls. It did not disappoint in a recent visit with friends. There are many waterfalls and some of the best are easily accessible for those with mobility issues while others require...More

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Mary S
October 10, 2016|
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Response from Neil J | Reviewed this property |
Hello Mary S. It does depend on how far in your B&B is, into the park. If prior to Helmcken falls, the road to there is paved. I would assume a good half an hour back into the town of Clearwater. One note is if travelling... More
June 14, 2016|
Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Some falls such as Spahats and Helmeken have parking almost beside then with just an easy few metres of flat walking. Moules falls and Dawson are much more challenging. Enquirer at the visitor centre and they will be able to... More
Sammi M
May 4, 2016|
Response from mark E | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sammi, Yes, the province is worth exploring. Much of the area is ancient volcanic and the glacial land striations are beautiful. Helmcken falls and it's South rim trail about 4km round trip, Mushbowl, Dawson and Spahats... More