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Twin Falls (Smithers)

Nature StudyHikingPicnickingVehicle Accessible Camping


Site Closed.
Site is open but under construction - Trail to viewpoint/day use area is in very rough condition after 2020 flood event; beware of loose rocks, cut banks and holes. Picnic tables at day use area (accessed via trail to viewpoint) are closed, disassembled and not available for use. These issues are being addressed through summer 2021 and updates will be posted as work is completed. Please wear appropriate footwear, respect posted signage and use the trail at your own 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 campsite and trails set in a mature forest with stunning views of the spectacular Twin Falls coming down from Lake Kathlyn glacier on Hudson Bay Mountain. This site has 4 designated camp sites but is primarily used for day-use, picnicking and hiking to the viewing platform or Glacier Gulch trail. 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. This site has a large parking lot for vehicles and RV's.

  • 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. Note that the road is unpaved and can be 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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