Nymph Falls

Nymph Falls

Nymph Falls is a captivating and tranquil spot that combines the beauty of nature with outdoor recreational opportunities. This hidden gem is known for its stunning waterfalls, lush forest surroundings, and inviting swimming holes, making it a popular destination for nature enthusiasts and families alike.

Key Attractions and Activities:

  1. Waterfalls: The highlight of Nymph Falls is its cascading waterfalls on the Puntledge River. The falls are particularly impressive during the spring when the river is swollen with snowmelt.
  2. Swimming: Visitors can cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Puntledge River, making it a popular spot for swimming on hot summer days. There are also natural pools and shallow areas suitable for children.
  3. Hiking Trails: Nymph Falls offers a network of trails that wind through the lush forest, providing opportunities for hiking and wildlife viewing. The trails are well-maintained and vary in difficulty, making them accessible for all levels of hikers.
  4. Picnicking: Picnic tables and benches are scattered throughout the park, offering ideal spots to enjoy a meal while surrounded by the serene natural beauty of the area.
  5. Photography: Nymph Falls provides excellent photography opportunities, especially around the waterfalls and the enchanting forested surroundings. Wildlife photography is also popular here.


  • Parking lot with easy access to the falls.
  • Restrooms and changing facilities.
  • Picnic areas with tables.
  • Informational signage about the local flora and fauna.

Getting There: Nymph Falls is easily accessible by car. From Courtenay, head south on Highway 19A, and then turn onto Forbidden Plateau Road. Follow the signs to Nymph Falls Regional Park. The falls are just a short walk from the parking lot.

Hours and Fees: Nymph Falls is typically open year-round and is free to enter. However, services and accessibility may vary seasonally, so it’s advisable to check with local authorities or the park’s website for the most up-to-date information.

Note: To ensure the preservation of this beautiful natural area, please adhere to all park rules and Leave No Trace principles by cleaning up after yourself and respecting the environment. Enjoy your visit to the enchanting Nymph Falls!

4481 Forbidden Plateau Rd, Comox-Strathcona C, BC V9J

(250) 334-6000