British Columbia is one of the 10 provinces of Canada. The province contains numerous scenic views and popular tourist attractions of Canada. Waterfalls are famous tourist attractions and British Columbia or BC is very lucky to have some of the highest and most astonishing waterfalls in the country.
Here are the 10 most spectacular wonder-falls in British Columbia.
1.) Spahats Creek Falls: Wells Gray Provincial Park
One of the most unique falls in Canada is Spahats Creek Falls in Spahats Creek in British Columbia. The waterfalls are part of the Wells Gray Provincial Park. This popular tourist attraction is about 80 meters in height. This impressive natural beauty is also called Spahats Falls.
2.) Helmcken Falls: Wells Gray Provincial Park
Helmcken Falls is a 141 m tall waterfall on the Murtle River. Thisawesomely beautiful waterfall in British Columbia is located within Wells Gray Provincial Park. Regarded as the 4th tallest waterfall in Canada, this waterfall was discovered in 1913. The four highest falls in Canada are all located in British Columbia.
3.) Shannon Falls: Shannon Falls Provincial Park
British Columbia is truly blessed for having some of the most awesomely captivating waterfalls in Canada. The astonishing Shannon Falls in Shannon Falls Provincial Park in British Columbia is the 3rd highest waterfall in the province with a height of 335 meters.
4.) Della Falls: Strathcona Provincial Park
Della Falls in Port Alberni, British Columbia is regarded as Canada’s tallest waterfall with a height of 440 meters and ranks 16th in the world in terms of vertical drop. This amazing waterfall in Strathcona Provincial Park on Vancouver Island can be reached by helicopter or by crossing the Great Central Lake by boat.
5.) Brandywine Falls: Brandywine Falls Provincial Park
Brandywine Falls is another beautiful waterfall in British Columbia’s Brandywine Falls Provincial Park. It is located in the Brandywine Creek where platforms have been built for viewing the north side of the falls. Parking areas with picnic grounds are available near area.
6.) Takakkaw Falls: Yoho National Park
British Columbia is truly a haven of the most beautiful waterfalls in Canada and one of the many amazingly spectacular falls in the province is the 384 meter high Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park. The name of the waterfall means “magnificent”. This popular tourist attraction is fed by the Daly Glacier.
7.) Emperor Falls: Mount Robson Provincial Park
Emperor Falls is a 150 feet high waterfall on the Robson River and is the largest and best known waterfall in Mount Robson Provincial Park. A 15 km hike is required to get to the falls.
8.) Alexander Falls: Madeley Creek
Alexander Falls is an impressive waterfall on Madeley Creek in British Columbia. It has a total height of 43 meters with 3 drops. The waterfalls are approximately 12 meters in width.
9.) Bridal Veil Falls: Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park
Bridal Veil Falls is an amazing waterfall in the Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park in British Columbia. It is the 38th tallest waterfalls in BC with 122 meters in height. During cold winters, the falls freeze and create a wall of unstable ice.
10.) Canim Falls: Wells Gray Provincial Park
Canim Falls is a waterfall that offers a breathtaking view. It is located on the Canim River situated between Mahood Lake and Canim in the Caribou Region in British Columbia. This 18 meters tall waterfall is part of Wells Gray Provincial Park. The name of the falls means a ‘canoe’.