Lupin Falls Trail

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Very Easy
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0.8 km
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43 m
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Directions to Trailhead

The Lupin Falls Trail is a quick hiking route in Strathcona Provincial Park that loops through the forest and visits a cascading waterfall. The terrain is relatively flat, and the route is short, making it ideal for families with young children. Along the route, you will be surrounded by a lovely forest atmosphere and have some views looking out over Buttle Lake.

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Route Description for Lupin Falls Trail

Hiking the Lupin Falls Trail is a quick, family-friendly excursion that will allow you to view one of the countless waterfalls found within Strathcona Provincial Park. Along the trail, you will wind through the trees and cross over beautifully constructed wooden bridges on the way to the scenic vantage point overlooking the cascading water of the falls.

Take some time to admire the natural beauty of the majestic rock formation before continuing along the trail through the tranquil forest atmosphere. This hike is perfect as a means to get off the road and stretch your legs or to combine with other nearby hikes to fit in an extra bit of stunning scenery.

Getting to the Lupin Falls Trail Trailhead

To reach the Lupin Falls Trail from Campbell River, head west on BC-28 for 46.9 km and continue as it transitions to Westmin Road. In 5.3 km, you will find the parking area on the right.

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