May 18, 2009 | Tips from Travellers >
Anahim Lake, Attractions
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When we got to Escott Bay Resort, the owner, Bill, said we had to see Precipice Falls and Canyon. He referred to it as the Baby Grand Canyon, so clearly, we just had to see what he was talking about. He led us to an unmarked turnoff on the road and we only had to walk a short distance to see the spectacular view he was referring to.
The canyon opens up in an area you would not have expected it to, filled with lush trees and large scree faces. The fall were stunning, and a surprising amount of water flowed over them, creating a crashing sound that echoed through the valley. We were told the canyon itself and the water flowing through it makes its way down to the Bella Coola coastline.
In all, it was a great stop, but you would definitely need to stop in at the Lodge or at ask a local for directions, as the location is not signed from the highway. It is well worth the effort!