Shorts Creek Canyon Falls

Vernon, British Columbia V1B 2T4

Shorts Creek Canyon Falls

Shorts Creek Canyon Falls Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This is a day of exploring and wonder, as this trip offers two outstanding adventures. As the name suggests, Shorts Creek Canyon Falls is the main attraction, but a lengthy trail leaves the falls walk and meanders on a hillside slope providing spectacular views of Okanagan Lake and of Ellison Ridge across the lake.

History is evident throughout the area and is certainly worth investigating. Captain James Cameron Dun-Waters was a wealthy young Scot who inherited a fortune at the age of 22. His love for travel and hunting brought him to Shorts’ Point in 1908, and within a year he purchased the land and renamed it “Fintry” after his Scotland home. Dun-Waters returned to Fintry after the First World War and created an extraordinary estate there. Many of the structures are still standing and several have been restored."

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Trail Information

Vernon
Nearby City
1.5-5 km (0.9-3.1mi)
Distance
285 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
20 mins-1.5 hours
Duration
Best: Spring, summer, fall
Season
Waterfalls
Features

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Dec 2018