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Steall Waterfall

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Address: Upper Glen Nevis Car Park, Fort William, Scotland
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"Wow"

What an amazing walk and what a feeling when stood at the foot of the Steall waterfall. It's a fairly easy walk to the falls. The views just keep getting better as you follow the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing walk and what a feeling when stood at the foot of the Steall waterfall. It's a fairly easy walk to the falls. The views just keep getting better as you follow the path and then you come round a bend to see the waterfall for the first time and you will say "Wow". There is a wire... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I happened upon this hike and was overjoyed at the sight of the falls. The highland scenery is always breathtaking...you never know what you will find around the next bend.

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Thank Freetrippin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very lucky that we were able to do this gorgeous walk through the gorge up to the waterfall, because that same night there was a huge landslide that closed the walking route temporarily. Ity was a fun and excilerating walk, when you want to reach the waterfall itself you must cross a cable "bridge" and walk through some... More 

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Thank Talisa O
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made the trip here yesterday at the end of our trip to fort William and unfortunately the main path to the waterfalls is closed from 14th September due to a landslide, the sign States it will be closed for 2-5 weeks so please check ahead to see if it has reopened. We still drove all the way to the... More 

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Thank Southeyab
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

9/21/2026 trail to main waterfall should be closed for a while as they were just investigating the scope of the work needed to make the trail safe from falling boulders... We still really enjoyed the trail along the river and the views and smaller falls. Well worth the trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trek to the falls maybe a little tricky but for the view its well worth it. It's not the most magnificent waterfall in the country but it is majestic.

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Thank Ray D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recently in Fort William and were looking for a hike to do that wasn't as tough as Ben Nevis. Our hotel concierge recommended the hike to Steall Falls. The drive there was easy. The sign at the trailhead was daunting - "Death May Occur" - yikes! The trail itself was absolutely stunning. There are photo opportunities all along... More 

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Broxbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not too difficult, you can go with kids without problem, and even have a swim. Be careful the midges, though.

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Thank André R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove as far as you could and parked up. You walk for about 40mins along side a river with small waterfalls. The path is made up of large rocks. You eventually reach a clearing a see the water fall which is an amazing sight. If you are feeling brave there is a rope bridge to cross which will get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parked at the end of the road and made our way up. Not too difficult if you take care. Some photo opportunities along the way before you are greeted with the plateau, waterfall and single wire water crossing. Well worth every step

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