Hike to Overlander Falls

Canada Overlander Falls Trailhead

Added by

A 10m tall waterfall with a turquoise green river surrounded by the Canadian Rockies. This is a great short hike if you have finished exploring Mount Robson Provincial Park.

Once you get to the pull out and head down the trail it is a 500m downhill walk to the lookout point of Overlander Falls. The waterfall is 10m (33ft) tall and 30m (98ft) wide. On a clear day you can see tall mountains around you and if you look down stream away from the falls it is just as beautiful as the falls. In the winter and early spring you can get to the falls but I would recommend wearing snowshoes.

If you want to go on a longer hike, you can (If not just go back the trail you came down on). From the falls, the trail continues along the Fraser River to a bridge on Hargreaves Road, 5 km or 3.1 miles (round trip). This trail connects with the Lookout Trail. Guard rails protect you from steep sections with drop-offs.

Driving directions: Located 1.6 kilometres east of the Mt Robson Visitor Centre.

Trailhead coordinates: 53°01'52.3"N 119°12'28.7"W

Pack List

  • Water
  • Good shoes
  • Tripod
  • Camera
  • Small backpack
Read More

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More

Share

Activities:

Chillin, Photography, Hiking, Fitness

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

0.6 Miles

Elev. Gain:

150 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Bathrooms
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildlife

Are we missing something?

Suggest an edit

How to Get There

4 months ago

Wow

I just went here yesterday so it was mostly frozen but it was so beautiful. The frozen falls were teal and the parts that weren't frozen were so powerful and roaring to the river below. It was well worth the slippery walk

4 months ago

about 1 year ago

Great Walk

It's a short walk that leads to a powerful waterfall. Trail is very well maintained and there is great viewing platforms.

about 1 year ago

over 1 year ago

Worthwhile short hike

I love this waterfall and where it is located. 100 percent recommend it to anyone needing a quick break while driving past.

over 1 year ago

Added by Kaila Walton

I grew up on Denman Island BC, Canada and now I am currently based in Prince George. I love hiking, photography and road trips. I'm also a huge waterfall junkie.

More Adventures Nearby

Hike to Bonnell Creek Falls

Canada / Bonnell Creek Falls Trail

This trail isn't much to look at but it's all about the destination here as you will stumble upon scenic waterfalls nestled in the quiet Nanoose Bay area.

Tanner Thompson
3 Saves

Hike to Singhampton Caves in Ontario

Canada / Singhampton Caves

Singhampton Caves Trail is a 1.

Alina Pavlova
11 Saves

Photograph Old Woman Bay

Canada / Old Woman Bay

This 3km pebble beach in Agawa Bay boast of a spectacular view and a good afternoon. Simply park your car and enjoy! Close in the area is a trail (if you wish to hike) to explore the area as well.  

Nicole Cote
1 Saves