Hike to Twin Falls in Smithers BC

0.9 miles 164 ft gain  - Out-and-Back Trail

Added by Kaila Walton

A beautiful short uphill hike to a viewing platform to see two waterfalls cascading 550 feet down the rocky face.

The short trek to the viewing platform is well maintained and all uphill. Once at the platform you can view both of the waterfalls cascading down into the valley. The best wait to get a photo of them both is with a wide angle lens. There are no trails directly to the bases of the waterfalls but if you use a telephoto lens you can get some nice close up photographs of them.

To get to Twin Falls travel Highway 16 west of Smithers, British Columbia, Canada for about 4 kilometres and take a left. Follow the signs to "Twin Falls". Turn left from Hwy 16 onto Lake Kathlyn Road. Continue driving crossing over the railway tracks and turn left on Glacier Gulch Road. The recreation site and parking lot is ahead. There are camping spots at the recreation site that are free.  

Read More


Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Picnic Area


Leave a Review

Overall rating: 

Twin falls

This was one of the most amazing waterfalls i have seen and the hike was amazing. It was a amazing waterfall. The begging of the hike is very easy and anyone can do it. Going up to the waterfalls however is a little bit more difficult but can still be easily done.

Nearby Adventures

  • Hudson Bay Mountain Winter Creek Hike

    After a 6.7 km drive west from the corner of Toronto St and Hwy 16 in Smithers, BC, you'll come to a clearing where you can either park your vehicle and walk, or continue driving 2 km up the road to a provincial recreation site.From there (startin...

  • Skiing Adventure to Crater Lake

    Parking in the lot normally reserved for dropping off people, start your upward journey from the base of the Prairie t-bar at the far edge of the resort's boundary. Shortly after starting, we took the path that angles off to the left, away from th...

  • Hike the New Hazelton Lookout and Waterfall Trail

    This waterfall almost looks like it belongs in Oregon or Washington but instead its in Northern British Columbia in a cute little mountain town. The hike is an easy, gradual and well maintained trail.  To get to the trailhead drive to the end of L...

    1.2 miles 49.2 ft gain

  • Hike around Ross Lake

    The turnoff for Ross Lake Provincial Park is 3.3 km east of the Hazelton Visitor Center. Take Ross Lake Road for 1.5 km until it ends at the parking lot. The Rainmaker Trail is an easy 3.5 km hike along the perimeter of Ross Lake. The trail is ver...

    2.2 miles