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    Flood Falls

    Difficulty
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    Very Easy
    Duration
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    0.5h
    Distance
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    1.0 km
    Elevation
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    70 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    The hike to Flood Falls is a short out-and-back trail that travels along a 1.0 km forest path to reach this scenic rock formation. Located just outside of the city of Hope, this hiking route is a popular option for families due to the short length of the trail and the big wow factor of the water gushing over the falls. The volume of this waterfall surges during wetter months of the year, so it might not be as prominent if you hike the trail during the heat of summer.

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    Route Description for Flood Falls

    Flood Falls is a quick hiking route just west of Hope, BC that passes through a charming stretch of West Coast rainforest on the way to a beautiful cascading waterfall. This 1.0 km trail has very little change in elevation, making it a perfect excursion for hikers of all skill levels and families with young children. Make sure to arrive early as parking at the trailhead is limited. This scenic route is best timed for April or May when the water flowing down the rocky falls is at its highest volume.

    Getting to the Flood Falls Trailhead

    To reach Flood Falls from Hope, drive southwest on BC-1 W and take exit 165. Continue on Flood-Hope Road for 120 m and make a right to stay on the same road. Keep straight for 260 m and turn left, where you will find the trailhead in 150 m.

    Route Information

    • When to do

      March-October

    • Backcountry Campsites

      No

    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Yes

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Moderate

    • Route Type

      Out and back

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