Helmcken waterfall in Wells Gray Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada
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Hear it roar!. Helmcken Falls, Wells Gray Provincial Park
Nestled in the breathtaking Wells Gray Provincial Park are the Helmcken Falls, an awe-inspiring natural wonder. Can you believe that in 1939, the provincial park was created with the sole motive of protecting this graceful waterfall? Robert Henry Lee, a land surveyor working for the government, discovered this natural gem. Cascading down a sheer volcanic rock cliff, this majestic waterfall is the fifth-highest in Canada. Plummeting from a height of 141 meters, the falls unleash an ethereal mist that dances in the sunlight, creating rainbows in the pristine landscape. The Wells Gray Provincial Park itself is a sanctuary of untamed wilderness, adorned with lush alpine meadows, ancient forests and vibrant wildflowers. Adventure seekers are rewarded with scenic hiking trails and nature's music.