Myra Falls

Myra Falls

Myra Falls is a breathtaking cascade of water surrounded by lush rainforest and dramatic mountain scenery. It is a popular destination for nature lovers, hikers, and photographers, offering a tranquil escape into the heart of Vancouver Island’s wilderness.

Key Features and Activities:

  1. Waterfall Viewing: The highlight of Myra Falls is the waterfall itself, a mesmerizing sight as water tumbles over rocky cliffs into a pristine pool below. There are viewpoints and hiking trails that provide excellent vantage points for enjoying the falls.
  2. Hiking: Myra Falls offers a network of hiking trails that vary in difficulty, making it suitable for both casual walkers and experienced hikers. The trails take you through old-growth forests, along the river, and offer stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
  3. Picnicking: There are designated picnic areas near the falls and river, making it a great spot to relax and enjoy a meal amidst the natural beauty.
  4. Photography: The picturesque landscape, especially during the spring when the snow is melting and the water flow is at its peak, makes Myra Falls a fantastic location for photography.


  • Visitor Center: The Strathcona Provincial Park Visitor Center, located nearby, provides information on the park, trail maps, and educational exhibits.
  • Restrooms: There are restroom facilities available at the visitor center.

Getting There: To reach Myra Falls, follow Highway 28 west from Campbell River. After passing through Strathcona Provincial Park, watch for signs indicating the Myra Falls turnoff. The road to the falls is unpaved but typically accessible to most vehicles. Be sure to check current road conditions before your visit.

Hours and Fees: Myra Falls is typically open year-round, but accessibility can vary with the seasons. There may be a small fee for day-use parking within the park, so it’s a good idea to check the Strathcona Provincial Park website for the most up-to-date information on hours and fees.

Note: While visiting Myra Falls, remember to respect the natural environment by staying on designated trails, packing out all trash, and following park regulations. The falls and surrounding area are a pristine natural habitat, so help preserve its beauty for future generations to enjoy.

 Myra Creek, Comox-Strathcona D, BC