Cool Creek Canyon Hike

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2.1 km
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292 m
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Cool Creek Canyon Hike

The Cool Creek Canyon Hike is a 2.1 km loop route near Pemberton that features spectacular mountain views and a majestic waterfall. Hike along this forested trail and spend some time at the picnic area, where you can admire the beautiful views overlooking the valley before continuing to gaze at the cascading waterfall. This short trail offers a good variety of terrain and can be enjoyed by hikers of most skill levels.

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Route Description for Cool Creek Canyon Hike

The Cool Creek Canyon Hike is a popular loop northeast of Pemberton that features scenic views over the undulating terrain of the valley and a vantage point overlooking a majestic waterfall. Although this route is short, sections of the trail are steep in places. Make sure to wear proper hiking footwear and bring hiking poles to help traverse the steep terrain. Along the route, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking views that look out over the valley and its surrounding mountains and witness the natural beauty of the cascading water that streams down the falls. This is a great little hike that you won’t want to miss out on in the Pemberton area.

Getting to the Cool Creek Canyon Hike Trailhead

To reach the Cool Creek Canyon Hike trailhead from Pemberton, head east on BC-99 N for 6.9 km and continue straight to get onto Pemberton Portage Road. Follow this for 13.7 km to arrive at the trailhead on your right.

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    Yes - On Leash

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    Older Children only

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