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Elk Falls Provincial Park

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Central Vancouver Island on Hwy 28, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-850-7125
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Walk in the Park to the Falls

We were aware the water was flowing at relatively high rate so decided to take a look for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Harold W
Victoria, Canada
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Enjoyed the falls

We visited the falls whilst staying in Campbell River. Enjoyed the visit and the views. Would... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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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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Central Vancouver Island on Hwy 28, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-850-7125
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were aware the water was flowing at relatively high rate so decided to take a look for ourselves. Had not seen the swinging bridge. I have to say we were impressed with the Bridge itself and the lookout deck. For some reason we did...More

Thank Harold W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the falls whilst staying in Campbell River. Enjoyed the visit and the views. Would return for another look.

Thank heliwood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hiked up to Landslide lake with my family in August (ages 12,12,15). Inexpienced hikers. 23 k hike in one day. Took roughly 10 hours. Beautiful hike. The first 2/3 of the hike are super easy while the last third is a steady climb. The grind...More

Thank Clayton S
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Great trails; well maintained and marked. The falls never get old! :-) Have been to them 3 times now and each time took a different trail. Love it!

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We visited the Elk Falls Park in early November along with our 4 year old. It’s really beautiful Plenty of parking However there isn’t a cafe, so we brought a picnic. There are rest rooms near the car park The falls are a short walk...More

Thank Anaes20
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful hike along the river....very beautiful with the trees changing color and relaxing with the sound of the water!! It was amazing!Saw lots of salmon spawning....very cool to see if you've never seen this before!!!! Felt very safe and would definitely recommend this...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Great overall. Has something for everyone. Good trail for walking and seeing the falls. Great to take a lunch enjoy the fauna. It's Fall now and the leaves are falling all turning the beautiful autumn colors. A must see!

Thank Myrna S
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We chose site 64 as all the river front sites were booked when we drove in. Peaceful and quiet, we stayed for two nights and then found site 24 open on the river so we stayed for two more nights. Very nice sites, most are...More

Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Friend from campbell river was showed us the main sites and I wanted to make sure we made it to the falls. We got lucky it didn't rain during our walk as the suspension bridge gets a bit slippery. Loved the walk, the falls and...More

1  Thank Maggieb3
Reviewed 23 October 2017

My family from Germany dropped in October and they loved Elk's Falls. I would recommend this to anyone !!!

Thank mariebert2016
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Valerie T
1 September 2017|
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Response from sandraCampbellRiver | Reviewed this property |
No, for sure.
31 August 2017|
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Response from donna g | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know because where we were was like a day park.. There is an elk falls provincial park but it is back towards town .. And it would be the same price as other provincial parks .. But.. It you stay on the main... More
Eva v
24 August 2016|
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Response from Sue A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on leash. A lot of dogs are scared of the suspension bridge, so be aware that you may not be able to get Fido over to the other side.