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Shannon Falls, Squamish
British Columbia Waterfalls

Shannon Falls Provincial Park has BC's third-highest waterfall.

© Chloë Ernst

This waterfall almost spills out over the Sea-to-Sky Highway on the drive from Vancouver to Whistler (Highway 99). It's the third-highest in the province, but it's also the most easily accessible. Although higher, both Della Falls (Strathcona Provincial Park) and Hunlen Falls (Tweedsmuir Provincial Park) require backcountry hiking.

Height: 335 meters (1,099 feet)
Access: Walk five minutes on a paved trail to the viewpoint
Park: Shannon Falls Provincial Park
Getting There: Located 4 km (2.5 miles) south of Squamish
BC Region: Sea-to-Sky
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