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Worthy the walk

One of the most attractive falls in the Clearwater area. Nice walk between mature forest and at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Canuck5711
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St. Albert, Canada
Nice waterfall

a very nice waterfall to visit. Visit doesn't take long, but still it is worthwile to make stop and... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Tamaragw
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The Netherlands
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All reviews car park south rim short walk spectacular waterfall easy access parking lot viewing area few steps worth the detour wells gray provincial park amazing sight well worth the trip black beans falls trail viewpoint railing
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most attractive falls in the Clearwater area. Nice walk between mature forest and at the end many steps to go down to the bottom of the fall where natural cove, mist and nice stream are also enjoyable.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Canuck5711
Reviewed 1 November 2018

a very nice waterfall to visit. Visit doesn't take long, but still it is worthwile to make stop and enjoy the view.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tamaragw
Reviewed 14 October 2018

I took the time to do the South Rim trali to reach these falls. It's an easy 9km trail but offers a different view than the one most visitors get. It's quite nice to see the big groups of tourists standing on the platform at...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

These fall are very easy to access and are incredibly beautiful. The gorges and rock facing around the falls makes for mind blowing photography. A Must See.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank riflemn
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Loved this, go for a walk down the trail on the right and you can get a real feel for the country. These falls are really worth seeing

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Leigh M
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Brilliant place to visit we did all the falls in the park they are all stunning, we started at the top of the park and worked our way down. Watch out for bears at the side of the road.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lyn c
Reviewed 20 September 2018

If you are anywhere near Wells Gray Provincial Park, do go there. The waterfalls there are remarkable. Helmcken Falls is just a short wall from the parking lot so it is available to everyone. The height and power of this falls pouring over the steep...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sujocaha12
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The Helmcken Falls isn't too far of a drive from the Dawson Falls and is about a 2 minute walk to the falls from the parking lot.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Connie M
Reviewed 16 September 2018

After a 3 day hike in Wells Grey Provincial Park we visited this amazing sight. Easy access to viewing platform.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank teds280
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

If you are anywhere near the Clearwater area, you must make sure to see this. There is easy access and just a couple of minutes walk from the Carpark to the viewing platform. Breath-taking.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anne L
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JosGroup
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
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mazzamay
1 March 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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Terry S
23 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.
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