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Helmcken Falls

Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-587-6406
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the views on the falls a lot. You can get quite some decent pictures from the main lookout. Overall it is very much worth to do also the south rim trial to get a view on the falls from the other side. Also...More

Thank 809lukash
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Awesome - short walk from car park to falls. Enjoyed as part of a full day visit to Wells Gray. Highly recommended.

Thank thejollytravellers
Reviewed 22 September 2017

It's nice and not too crowded and the view is fantastic. You can find different places along the trail from where you can watch the water fall.

Thank Henning252
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Try the trails and enjoy the view, Well,s Gray Park is worth visiting and the hiking is great, recommendation offered!

Thank 726Francois
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Approximately 6.7kilometers from the park entrance you will find the Helmcken Falls road on your left hand side. This leads you to the parking area. From there it is a short easy walk to this spectacular falls. The view and the sound are breathtaking. The...More

Thank Ernst t
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely waterfall and worth the drive if you have a spare hour to kill. Good parking with only a short walk to the viewing platform.

Thank JohnoWirral
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Wells Gray Park is an amazing place and the falls are the icing on the cake. They are a must see when in the area.

Thank Pandaroo22
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

One of the many trails we completed during our stay in Wells Gray Provincial Park was the Helmcken Falls. A truly spectacular Falls awaits you when doing the Pacific Rim trail. It's certainly worth the effort. If, however, you don't wish to do the trail...More

Thank CliveBickley
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Great to see the falls and the bowl that has effectively been built over time due to erosion from the falling water. Probably preferred Dawson's falls though but earlier in the park.

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Absolutely stunning and only a short walk from the car park. Lots of parking and very easy to get to.

Thank doglady55
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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.