After spending hours working indoors in front of a laptop, you could use a change of scenery. So grab your water bottle because it is time to enjoy the fresh air. This easy waterfall hike in B.C. takes you to a massive 115-foot cascade in better resolution than you would get from your screen.

Five hours away from Vancouver is Wells Gray Provincial Park, which boasts an incredible 41 waterfalls. They come in all shapes and sizes, like Helmcken Falls that is nearly triple the height of Niagara Falls.

But if you can only visit one, it should be Moul Falls. What makes it so unique is you can walk directly behind the downpouring water.

Unlike other natural wonders where you can only visit a viewing platform, you can be extra adventurous at this falls and see it from all sides. Just be ready to get a bit damp from the mist.

To get here, it is a one-hour walk starting at Clearwater Valley Road. It is a gorgeous trek, especially in the autumn, as you can see all the vibrant foliage.

Walking through the forest, you'll pass Grouse Creek, and then finally will reach the lookout platform above the waterfall.

Just make sure to hold onto your camera tightly when you take a photo, as it is a long way down.

Next, continue down a flight of stairs, and it will take you to the base for another fantastic photo opportunity.

If you want, you can walk into the path carved into the canyon to go directly behind the cold curtain of water.

Once you are ready to head home, turn around and head back the way you came.

As the journey is so short, you could always check out one of the other attractions in the park.

Moul Falls

Price: Free

Address: Wells Gray Provincial Park, 416 Eden Rd., Clearwater, BC

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy a 360-degree view of the waterfall.


Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.


 

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