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Helmcken Falls

Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-587-6406
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“car park” (31 reviews)
“south rim” (5 reviews)
Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-587-6406

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible scenery rain or shine. Don’t forget your camera because the opportunities are endless. Wear comfortable footwear so you can walk along the path and see the falls from different views.

Thank Sally C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The furthest of the major falls, but worth it every minute. Magnificent falls in Wells gray. If you visit the park, head to Helmcken first and then work your way back, because most of the tourist buses do it the other way around.

Thank Hanshja
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Between Sunpeaks and Jasper in Wells Gray Prov Park is another awesome waterfall. A short walk from the car park, to stretch the legs after a long drive. A must to see.

Thank Martynwo
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Short walk up from the car park or there is a long trail round to another viewpoint. The power of the waterfall even from across the valley is incredible. Some interesting information boards too.

Thank 186273Liverbird49
Reviewed 1 December 2017

One of the first waterfalls we came across going to Jasper and we glad we called in. Nice walk to falls also clean and tidy. The drop of the falls is impressive and is so tall it creates a spray. If you want decent photo's...More

2  Thank Dave M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

really just go! It almost has a tropical feel to it. It is easily accessible - I'd say the easiest to get to from the parking lot out all of the falls... Also stop at Spahat first, then Dawson.

Thank Chrissy O
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

For sure not the most impressive waterfall you will ever see. But defenitely nice to visit. It has a good setting with some beautiful scenery.

Thank kjeld g
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Impressive falls and worth a visit if in the area as they are three times the height of Niagara. You might only want to spend a short time here and combine it with other places in the area for a day out.

Thank Sally_Tim
Reviewed 7 October 2017

These falls are spectacular. Words can't do them justice, all I can say is if you are anywhere near, make sure you don't miss out on visiting them.

Thank GrannyMBristol
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Beautiful falls and valley. Well worth the drive out to see it if you are staying in the area, not sure they are worth the extra miles if you are just passing through.

Thank ERDFirefighter
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17 June 2017|
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Response from okaggie | Reviewed this property |
The road is paved all the way to the falls. After this point (if kept going straight instead of making the left turn) the further roads in Wells Gray are gravel. The parking lot was partially paved. There were other lots I... More
28 February 2017|
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Response from RJT06 | Reviewed this property |
There is an RV park near Dutch Lake and another near the Wells Gray golf course close to the Falls
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22 July 2015|
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Response from Jeremy W | Reviewed this property |
3 or 4 minutes to the viewing platform through a wooded area.