Welcome to Summer in Wells Gray Provincial Park
In the Canada You Imagined.
Imagine a place where the wild things are, free of crowds, with plenty of wide, open, spaces. The home of Helmcken Falls , Canada’s fourth highest waterfall, just one of 39 named waterfalls you’ll find here.
It’s where the Murtle and Clearwater Rivers roar and wildlife sightings are as common as sunrise and sunset. Visualize yourself in this place where there’s plenty of room to breathe, and to dream, and room for you too.
Long days with nothing but possibilities ahead – that’s the promise of summer in Wells Gray and Clearwater . Bears wake up to pose for your camera.
Wildflowers paint the Trophy Mountain meadows. Helmcken Falls morphs from a frozen ice cone into a torrential waterfall. Hiking and mountain biking trails , are dry enough to travel. Salmon return to the Raft River.
Camping season begins. With warm summer breezes and 5,250 sq km of wilderness to explore, May to October is a great time for you to turn long summer days into extended vacations, right here in Wells Gray.