Summer is out so bring on the new adventures. Autumn is a fantastic time to go for a stroll as the temperature finally won't have you feeling like you are melting, and you can enjoy all the vibrant fall foliage. It is time to explore the path less travelled, as we have 16 hidden waterfalls in B.C. that are worth chasing this fall.

You don't know need to be an outdoor enthusiast to reach these magical natural wonders. We've included plenty of starter hikes that only take minutes to complete. Despite how easy they are, the views are sublime.

So go ahead, and share photos or videos on social media that will rack up thousands of likes. It will be our secret how it only took you 5 minutes to get there.

But if you are ready to dust off your hiking boots, you can discover plenty of multi-tiered cascading falls away from the crowds.

Or visit a roaring waterfall that is taller than many apartment buildings. It is a sight that will leave you breathless.

It is time to add all these spots to Google Maps, so you are ready to enjoy some free fun outdoors this season.

Hole In The Wall

Price: Free

Address: Hole In The Wall, Port Alberni, BC

Why You Need To Go: It will only take you 15 minutes to reach this waterfall that streams out of an eye-catching plant-covered stone wall.


Fairy Creek Falls

Price: Free

Address: Canyon Trail, Fernie, BC

Why You Need To Go: This four-kilometre trek will lead you to an enchanted forest decorated with fairies and toadstool statues.


Crystal Falls

Price: Free

Address: Crystal Falls Trail, Coquitlam, BC

Why You Need To Go: You can follow the well-maintained easy trail that takes you right up to the base of the waterfall.


Exstew Falls

Price: Free

Address: Kitimat-Stikine C, BC

Why You Need To Go: There are two sections of the waterfall to visit. The lower falls is easier, while the upper portion is a challenging climb.


Sawblade Falls

Price: Free

Address: Village Lake Trail, Coquitlam, BC

Why You Need To Go: Following the Woodland Walk Trail, you'll pass by Woodland Falls before reaching the more impressive Sawblade Falls.


Steelhead Falls

Price: Free

Address: Hayward Lake Reservoir Trail, Mission, BC

Why You Need To Go: It is a secret waterfall that many locals don't realize exists.


Trent River Falls

Price: Free

Address: 9R4, BC-19, Courtenay, BC

Why You Need To Go: Even your friend who hates hiking won't mind this walk, as it only takes 10 minutes to complete.


Bosumarne Falls

Price: Free

Address: Fraser Valley E, BC

Why You Need To Go: Even though it takes a bit of searching to find the trail's entrance, this short and scenic hike is well worth the effort.


Kay Falls

Price: Free

Address: 6368-7030, Trans-Canada Hw., Malakwa, BC

Why You Need To Go: Located close to the road, it is ideal for a pit stop on your next road trip.


Matheson Falls

Price: Free

Address: Matheson Falls, Fernie, BC

Why You Need To Go: Matheson Falls is just outside of the city, and peacefully tumbles over moss-covered rocks into a pool of blue water.


Moul Falls

Price: Free

Address: Wells Gray Country, BC

Why You Need To Go: Not only can you view Moul Falls from the bottom, but you can walk behind it too.


Marysville Falls

Price: Free

Address: Marysville Falls Trail, Kimberley, BC

Why You Need To Go: You can follow a short boardwalk to a waterfall surrounded by yellow and orange leaves.


Chatterbox Falls

Price: Free

Address: Princess Louisa Marine Provincial Park, Sunshine Coast A, BC

Why You Need To Go: You can't help but marvel at the towering 40 metres tall waterfall.


Emperor Falls

Price: Free

Address: Mount Robson Provincial Park, BC

Why You Need To Go: It is a spellbinding 43 metres high waterfall that is worth every step to reach.


Flood Falls

Price: Free

Address: Flood Falls Trail, Hope, BC

Why You Need To Go: You can reach this waterfall by listening to only one song on your Spotify playlist. It is just a one-kilometre round trip.


Rolley Falls

Price: Free

Address: Rolley Falls Trail, Mission, BC

Why You Need To Go: You can follow a loop path next to Rolley Lake and falls.



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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