Shannon Falls is composed of a series of cliffs, rising 335 metres above Highway 99, making it the third highest falls in the province. A popular day-use park, perfect for picnicking, hiking and access to the trail in Stawamus Chief Provincial Park.
60 km from vancouver
Stops in Shannon Falls
Shannon Falls Trailhead
The bus will drop you off at the parking lot and trailhead for Shannon Falls
Pickup Locations In Vancouver
Burrard Skytrain Station
Burrard Skytrain Station is served by Expo and Millennium Lines and is located at 635 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6C 3L1
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there hiking trails accessible from Shannon Falls?
There is an easy 350 metre long walking trail through a forest of Western hemlock, Douglas fir and Western red cedar along Shannon Creek which leads to the viewpoint. This viewpoint affords a spectacular view of the roaring falls. There is also a connecting trail between Shannon Falls and Stawamus Chief Provincial Park, which offers access to all the Chief summit hikes.
Can I get to the Sea to Sky Gondola from Shannon Falls?
Yes, there is a Connector Trail between Shannon Falls and the Gondola parking lot. If you are planning to take the gondola up and access any of the backcountry hikes from there, please make sure to keep track of your time to not miss the bus on the return.
Is there a picnic area?
Yes, there is a large designated picnic area equipped with BBQ holders and tables. If you are a large group interested in this space, you’ll need to make a reservation. For more information on making a reservation click here .
Is there a place to buy food or water?
No, all visitors must bring their own water and food for the day, especially if you are planning to go on any of the strenuous hikes starting here.
Are there bears?
Yes, bears can be encountered throughout summer months and it is very important to educate yourself with bear safety when visiting these wild places. For more information on bear safety click here .
For more information on Shannon Falls Provincial Park please visitBC Parks’ website