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Steall Waterfall

Upper Glen Nevis Car Park, Fort William, Scotland
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Beautiful location

Great hike through a gorge (wear hiking shoes) to a valley with a lovely waterfall. Some of my... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Marianne F
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Narberth, Pennsylvania
How highly can you rate a simple day hike?

Just wow! Couple of tips: 1) bring midge spray (they are aggressive around the river); 2) bring... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Christopher E
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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“car park” (208 reviews)
“glen nevis” (83 reviews)
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Upper Glen Nevis Car Park, Fort William, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Great hike through a gorge (wear hiking shoes) to a valley with a lovely waterfall. Some of my group was brave enough to cross the steel cable bridge, the rest of us continued on through the valley to see a few other small waterfalls coming...More

Thank Marianne F
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Just wow! Couple of tips: 1) bring midge spray (they are aggressive around the river); 2) bring water proof shoes (the meadows are soaking - it is a river and waterfall after all); 3) be prepared for the moderately challenging rope bridge at the end...More

Thank Christopher E
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Pass the main car park for Ben Nevis and continue up the road 15-20 minutes to the upper Glen- single lane road, very winding. Go early for plenty of parking and less crowded trails. Be prepared for midges during the summer. Trails are rocky and...More

Thank Leslie J
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with 2 teenage boys. Short walk not far from car park. Path can be quite slippery especially in wet weather so good hiking shoes are essential. Nice views along the path until you reach the waterfall. There were quite a few midges near the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This hike is well worth the time and effort, with spectacular scenery at the end and a few viewpoints along the way. Pay attention to what people are saying about the parking. The road leading to the trail head is single lane, with frequent bypass...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful, well worth the visit amazing experience, scotland, the highlands has to be seen to be believed

Thank patpoole2601
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A truely Amazing experience! Like hiking through an enchanted forest to get to Steall Waterfall. Lots of smaller waterfalls along the path and magical views of the mountain side. Good footing and confidence is required as parts of the path is slippery with steep drops...More

Thank Tim T
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is a majestic road to walk or ride between Glen Nevis and waterfall. Then at the very end of the small last car park, 30min walk to the waterfall. We saw children, family and dogs having access. Still pay attention to little crossing part...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sealle waterfall Long arduous walk , very slippery and many parts quite dangerous even for the more experienced rambler especially on passing. Very little viewing places on the way in for the camera fanatic. There is a wire tightrope crossing at the end to reach...More

Thank Mandy I
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic walk and is suitable for all ages and abilities. It is a slightly rocky path with minor inclines and takes about 30 minutes each way, however the reward is outstanding at the end with the magnificent Steall Falls and the added...More

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Shyam G
August 10, 2018|
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Response from Sandra L | Reviewed this property |
There might be some stepping stones in the river to cross, but they wew quite flooded when we were there. However you can watch the waterfall from across the river.
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Kevin B
July 28, 2018|
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Response from Gianluca B | Reviewed this property |
To my memory there are no barriers and I don’t think that they would close the park, which anyhow is small. Personally I would opt for the Lower falls car park and then move up early morning, as very near and flat land.
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