Elk Falls Provincial Park
Elk Falls Provincial Park
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A popular destination family campground on Vancouver Island! Explore the incredible camping, hiking, biking, and fishing opportunities this region has to offer. Be sure to check out the new suspension bridge! Park visitors to Elk Falls will enjoy the extensive forest trail network and the hiking and biking opportunities available. Impressive waterfalls serve as a beautiful backdrop while hiking through coastal forests. Minutes from the main campground, visitors can explore the impressive new suspension bridge. Access to the bridge can be found off the Canyon View Trail. Adventurous park users will be awe-struck at the views found from this newly-built attraction! Firewood is available for sale from the Park Operator. Reservations are recommended during peak season, however last-minute campers may be able to find a spot in July and August. Reservations for this park are accepted for arrival dates from mid-May – Labour Day. Elk Falls is open year-round (Winter Camping $11/night).
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  • Adventurecurls
    Rietberg, Germany265 contributions
    Nice campground, some weird people
    There must’ve been a storm or whatever, so that there have been not many trees around our campsite. When we booked it, the picture looked way different. However it’s nice campground. It’s the first campground where some people put a high visual fence up so other couldn’t look into their spot at all. They felt strange. They’ve put on some loud music too but luckily turned it off at the quiet time. We’d to escape to the lovely playground to not to hear that music. The river going along the campsites is lovely and not too cold. Hardly any mozzies out there. Cool nights.
    Visited July 2022
    Travelled with family
    Written July 28, 2022
  • Jhutty
    Surrey, Canada33 contributions
    Site #10
    Very good campsite with an awesome view of the creek in the back. As this is a provincial park there were no showers and just outhouses for toilets. Sites were levelled and offered plenty of privacy. Phone reception was not good. A nice playground with many trails nearby for those more adventurous. Park host was friendly and courteous by first offering firewood for purchase and then coming back to warn us about a cougar in the area.
    Visited September 2020
    Travelled with family
    Written September 2, 2020
  • Mausie
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom432 contributions
    Worth a visit for half a day
    We visited on a glorious sunny day. Parking is free. There are several trails at varying lengths to take and we really enjoyed walking around. The bridge is pretty impressive as are the falls but some are closed off due to maintenance work currently, would recommend visiting here. And it is free
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written September 18, 2023
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Mausie
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK432 contributions
Sep. 2023 • Couples
We visited on a glorious sunny day. Parking is free. There are several trails at varying lengths to take and we really enjoyed walking around. The bridge is pretty impressive as are the falls but some are closed off due to maintenance work currently, would recommend visiting here. And it is free
Written September 18, 2023
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Generalpatten99
Plymouth, UK25 contributions
Aug. 2023 • Family
Great views, nice walk. A number of different routes of different distances. Trails are well kept. No need for walking boots or back packs, just take some spare water.
Written August 10, 2023
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JudyB
Creston, Canada83 contributions
Jun. 2023
Very scenic, the suspension bridge and the up close experience of the falls were great. Great trails over to the other Falls
Written June 25, 2023
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dagcoin
Brush Prairie, WA737 contributions
Jun. 2023 • Couples
Amazing trail system that gets you access to a nice swinging bridge along with a cool water fall. Trail is easy but you will have a little climbing to do. Lots of parking with pit toilets. There is also the millennium trail that will take you down the river for a lot of miles. Be mindful on which trail you are on.
Written June 24, 2023
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rlmptl
Lloydminster, Canada1,127 contributions
Jun. 2023
this was a great stop after a lot of driving and not to far and easy to find from Campbell river. We hiked to the fall its about 2 km there a back some of it is easy and would be wheel chair accessibly some of it is not especially if you are wanting to get down to the suspension bridge and get a good look at the falls. We got lost on the trails a couple of times its easy to get turned around. I was very winded from the up and down trail but i am older too ...this is a must see and do
Written June 19, 2023
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Anonymous
8 contributions
Oct. 2022
Take the time to visit and hike to the end of this trail. Simply beautiful. Don't forget your camera or simple just listen and enjoy.
Written October 27, 2022
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Deepblue
Orlando, FL21 contributions
Aug. 2022
We were lucky at the end of August and the water was 12x normal amount (per signs displayed). The falls were HUGE!! Lot's of water coming down. There's a suspension bridge and several shorter hikes with good paths. Not very crowded near end of day. Short drive from Campbell River and well worth the time.
Written September 24, 2022
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laurie213
Milna, Croatia57 contributions
Aug. 2022 • Couples
A pretty incredible waterfall, a short walk from the car park. There is a viewing platform and a suspension bridge to view the falls from different angles. It was amazing as there were no other people there despite it being the afternoon during the Summer to just see the falls rather than doing the full walking route does not take long at all - no more than an hour in total. Definitely a top thing to see in the area!
Written September 17, 2022
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Winnie
44 contributions
Aug. 2022
Super fun and easy walk trails, fabulous waterfalls and cliff, and great suspension bridge . Highly recommend to walk this beautiful trail and good spot for pictures.
Written September 7, 2022
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lrolens
Ventura, CA16 contributions
Aug. 2022
The falls were wonderful, particularly for someone from drought stricken SoCal. The trails were well kept and a pleasure.
Written August 19, 2022
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