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Widgeon Falls hiking

Vancouver Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Widgeon Falls ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Widgeon Falls?

The Widgeon Falls are a series of waterfalls located in the province of British Columbia, Canada. The falls are part of the Widgeon Creek, which flows from the Monashee Mountains to the Columbia River. The Widgeon Falls are located about 15 km (9 mi) east of the city of Revelstoke.

The falls are reached by a short hike from the parking lot at the end of Widgeon Valley Road. The hike is an easy walk on a well-maintained trail that passes through a beautiful forested area. The falls are a spectacular sight, with a wide curtain of water falling over a high cliff. There is a viewing platform at the falls that provides a great view of the waterfall and the surrounding area.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-122.6374113
49.3991665

What are the coordinates and address of Widgeon Falls?

Widgeon Falls
Widgeon Falls, Greater Vancouver A, BC V0N 3Z0, Canada

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Starting Point

The easiest way to get to the start of the trails at Widgeon Falls is to drive east from Whistler on Highway 99 for about 15 minutes until you reach Function Junction. Turn left onto Cheakamus Lake Road and drive for about 8 minutes until you reach the parking lot for the falls.

Why visit Widgeon Falls

The Widgeon Falls are a beautiful set of waterfalls located in the province of British Columbia, Canada. The falls are easily accessible and make for a great day trip destination. The falls are located in a picturesque setting, surrounded by lush forest and mountains. The falls are a popular spot for swimming, hiking, and picnicking.

Is Widgeon Falls in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a vacation spot. Some potential pros of visiting Widgeon Falls include its stunning natural setting and the opportunity for outdoor activities such as hiking and fishing. On the other hand, some potential cons could include the possibility of encountering wildlife such as bears and the fact that the falls are only accessible by foot or boat.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Widgeon Falls in British Columbia are hiking, fishing, and camping.

The best activities near Widgeon Falls in British Columbia are hiking, fishing, and camping.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse Restaurant - This restaurant is located on the edge of a lake and offers beautiful views of the water and surrounding forest. The menu features fresh, local ingredients and includes dishes like salmon, steak, and chicken.

2. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar - This steakhouse is known for its high-quality steaks and extensive wine list. The menu also includes seafood, salads, and desserts.

3. Cactus Club Cafe - This cafe offers a variety of dishes including burgers, salads, pasta, and pizza. It also has a large selection of cocktails, beers, and wines.

4. White Spot - This restaurant is known for its classic diner food including burgers, fries, and milkshakes. It also has a large selection of breakfast items.

5. Earls Kitchen + Bar - This restaurant offers a variety of dishes from around the world including Thai curries, Italian pasta dishes, and Japanese sushi rolls. It also has a large selection of cocktails, beers, and wines.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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