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Twin Falls

Twin Falls (Smithers)

Nature StudyHikingPicnickingVehicle Accessible Camping


Site Closed.
Site infrastructure is closed but trail is open, please note that the entire campsite area (including the parking lot) and trail system is located within avalanche terrain. The access road to Twin Falls is very narrow with no turn around locations and is not maintained (eg. not plowed) during winter. Avalanche signs are posted on the Twin Falls Recreation Site webpage and at the trailhead, please pay attention and read signs. Before you adventure: know the risks, take a certified Avalanche Skills Training course, plan your trip (eg. terrain, weather forecast, current avalanche danger ratings etc.), carry appropriate safety gear (eg. at minimum carry a transceiver, shovel and probe). If you're unsure, don't put yourself and others at risk.


  • Rec Site #:REC0926
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:4
  • Access:Road
    Road
  • Facilities:Tables
    Toilets
  • Site Description: The hidden gem of Smithers! A unique ecosystem with a campground and trails set in a mature Hemlock forest. Enjoy the stunning views of Twin Falls as they fall down from Lake Kathlyn Glacier on Hudson Bay Mountain. This site has five designated campsites. Mountain goats can be seen on the cliffs and near the trails. Please ensure pets are on leash when goats are present. The access road is narrow with sharp corners. Larger vehicles should use caution. There are limited turn around spots and the road is not plowed during winter. The site is located within avalanche terrain so please know the risks. Plan your trip carefully and carry the appropriate gear/safety equipment.

  • Driving Directions: Take Lake Kathlyn Road, just north/west of Smithers, to the Glacier Gulch Road. This Recreation Site is at the end of Glacier Gulch Road. From Smithers, it is approximately 15 min. by vehicle. The road is paved and is narrow with low visibility in spots. 2-wheel drive access.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

View in Interactive Web Map


  • Site Maps:

Twin Falls ATES sign.pdf

Twin Falls site map.pdf

Twin Falls avalanche zone map.pdf

 




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