Hike to Chutes Third Vault

Rate this Adventure Canada Third Vault Falls Trailhead

Added by Danielle Tourigny

Third Vault is the highest waterfall in Fundy National Park, and offers spectacular views. 

The hike begins as a flat path through dense forest. About 1.5 miles in, the trail steepens to go almost straight down. There are several manmade steps to make it a bit easier. Near the bottom you walk through the river a bit until turning a corner to see the gorgeous, cascading falls on your left. We happened to have the entire place to ourselves which made an already magical place even better. The trek back up was definitely difficult, which is why Fundy National Park rates this hike as difficult. There is about 500 ft of elevation in a 0.5mile, but the most difficult part about it was being swarmed by bugs. So seriously do not forget the bug spray. In total, it took us about 2 hours. So grab your camera and enjoy!

Pack List

* Camera/tripod

* Bug Spray

* Rain coat

* Hiking boots

* 1L water pp

* Snacks

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Chillin, Hiking, Photography

Skill Level:



Year Round

Trail Type:



4.6 Miles

Elev. Gain:

500 Feet


Dog Friendly
Easy Parking

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Added by Danielle Tourigny

Maine resident and LL Bean field tester with a love of all things nature. Traveling around to find the most beautiful spots and most delicious eats.

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