Nairn Falls Hike


Quick Facts:

  • AllTrails link: Nairn Falls Trail, 2.6km out-and-back trail with 108m elevation gain
  • Difficulty: easy, but unprotected steep slopes down to the river requires close supervision for a toddler
  • Traffic: heavy
  • Facilities: pit toilets at trail head
  • View: powerful waterfall cutting deep into a gorge
  • Overall score: 8/10

Nairn Falls Provincial Park has a rustic campground but the hike to the falls is also accessible for day users. It is a short, family friendly hike but majority of the trail follows the Green River with a steep drop off, so it’s best to keep a close eye on toddlers.

Picnic tables and pit toilets at the day parking lot.
Junior did the whole outbound hike.

After hiking through the woods along Green River, we arrived at a viewing platform for the falls.

The waterfalls were very impressive, cutting deep into the stone and forming pot holes and gorges. It reminded us of the Mistaya Canyon in the Rockies.


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