Hike to Takakkaw Falls and Twin Falls

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Added by Tanner Thompson

Two Falls in Yoho National Park for the price of one!

An 18 km hike with approx 300 m elevation gain, with good variety, several waterfalls, Twin Falls themselves, Twin Falls Tea House (especially if it's open), a walk through a rock field with great views, a dried up lake bed.

Start at the Takakkaw Falls parking lot and follow the well marked trail towards Twin Falls. Along the way you will see several falls, and a few lookouts showcasing other falls in the distance. At 8km you get to twin falls where there are benches to sit at and enjoy the view. You can also take a different path back through a rock garden that meets back up with the main trail for a change of scenery.

Pack List

  • Yoho Backcountry Map
  • Backpack (full of hiking essentials)
  • Bear Spray
  • Hiking Poles
  • Good Shoes
  • Money for the Teahouse
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Activities:

Backpacking, Camping, Hiking

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Summer

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

11.2 Miles

Elev. Gain:

984.3 Feet

Features:

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildlife

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Added by Tanner Thompson

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