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Englishman River Falls Provincial Park
Post Last Modified – April 01, 2023 ¦

Englishman River Falls Provincial Park – Vancouver Island BC

The Province of British Columbia, Canada 🍁 is home to over 700 🏞 National, Provincial & Regional Parks, with 🌲 Vancouver Island home to some of the best.

🌊 Englishman River Falls Provincial Park, is among one of the finest in BC and definitely not to be missed when visiting the Vancouver Island.

Running alongside 🏞 Englishman River, this park is situated next to a spectacular canyon, with 2 amazing 🌊 waterfalls running down the canyon.

Directions To Englishman River Falls Provincial Park

BC Provincial Park Sign

Englishman River Falls is located just 13 kilometers from the 🍁 City of Parksville on Vancouver Island. Follow Errington Road just off of Highway #4, located between – Parksville and Coombs.

It’s easy to find and 🛣 Provincial Park Direction Signs are posted on the highways, as are all the Parks in the Province.

Park Amenities

Englishman River Falls Provincial Park BC Canada

There’s a large day-use area and provincial 🏕 campground at this 97-hectare park. Easy 🥾 hiking trails run throughout the old growth picturesque 🌳 forest and alongside the river bank.

🌲 Cedar, arbutus, fir, maple and hemlock old growth trees are situated all through the Park and along the Englishman River itself.

Englishman River Falls Provincial Park Bridge

There are 3 kilometers of maintained 🥾 trails that wind through this majestic old growth and second growth 🌲 forested park.

Englishman River Falls Provincial Park

Expect amazing views on your hike, especially when you cross two pedestrian only bridges that span over the river. The short hike to the 🌊 lower falls end up at a deep cold water pool area.

Englishman River Falls Vancouver Island

This is perfect for a summer dip!

During the months of 🍂 Fall, the lower Falls offer a perfect view point for observing the 🐟 Spawning Salmon.

Camping At Englishman River Falls

Park Map

The campground contains 103 sites. There are pit toilets and drinking water. The non-serviced sites are all forested providing an intimate nature experience for all.

🏕 Campsite reservations are accepted and some first-come first-serve sites are also available. Reservations can be made at the 🏞 BC Parks website I’ve listed below for your convenience.

BC Parks Sign

🏞   BC Parks – Reservations


If you plan on ⛺ camping at the Park, advance reservations are highly recommended, especially during the peak season (May – September).

Nearby Area Attractions

Cathedral Grove Provincial Park BC

Nearby attractions also include {Cathedral Grove}, located in 🏞 MacMillan Provincial Park. This is also a *Must Visit* Provincial Park, where you can walk amongst beautiful old growth giant Douglas fir trees.


This route will also take you to the rugged west coast and world renowned Pacific Rim National Park and the communities of Tofino & Ucluelet BC.

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As you can see , there’s so many beautiful attractions and destinations to visit on Central Vancouver Island.

Below, I’ve added the 🏞 BC Parks official website page to 🌊 Englishman River Falls Park, where you can access more detailed information when planning your visit.

🌊   BC Parks – Englishman River

Update 2023:

🚧 Construction is now complete on the new exciting 2.3 kilometer {Multi-Use Trail Project}, located at Englishman River Falls Provincial Park. 🥾 

Through a formal partnership agreement, these new sections of trail have been handed over to the 🚵 Arrowsmith Cycling Club (ACC) to maintain. 🚲

😎 Safe and Healthy Travels!

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✨  Did You Know …

“Vancouver Island In British Columbia – Canada Is The Largest Island Off The West Coast Of North America.”

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A Blogger Since 2012, Robert has a {Passion for Travel}, having worked in the industry for over 35 years. He enjoys sharing special moments & tips on; Travel, Health & Wellness, Book Reviews and much more!

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