Brandywine Falls Provincial Park, Whistler

Categories: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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4.8/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web
A forested mountainside shelters Brandywine Falls Provincial Park, a 70 m (230 ft) cascading waterfall nestled among the pine trees. Try admiring the waterfall from the viewing platform, as this spot also offers views of the surrounding forest valley and Daisy Lake. Cycle or hike along the many different trails to choose from, or have a picnic at the designated table area. Be cautions while exploring, as black bears, coyotes, and predatory cats like cougars are known to roam the area. Plan your visit to Brandywine Falls Provincial Park and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Whistler itinerary planner.
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  • Short 10 min walk that is slightly up hill. It has two amazing views and 1 viewing platform. There is also a path that takes you down to the water fall 
  • This park is about 12K's before you get to Whistler and well worth pulling over to view. The walk is good for any age including wheelchairs and the views are amazing. 
  • From the parking lot in 10 to 15 minutes (depending on distance) easily accessible way to the cases. Not as spectacular as the Shannon falls, but highly recommended due to the good accessibility
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  • We hiked to the bottom, it was amazing! Make sure you follow a path if you do the same hike! Path to the bottom starts past the second lookout point, behind the fence. Follow the path nearby the cliff side until you hit a rope. Decend the rope and follow the path on the rocks. Do not stray into the forest. The path is very rocky and on many parts you even walk on the rocks for a while. See my photos to get an idea of what hiking to the bottom looks like.
  • Very accessible and easy to find. If you're travelling from whistler to Vancouver or vice versa definitely stop here for 15 minutes.
  • Gorgeous views!! The walk to the lookout is only a couple minutes, and it is stunning. Very fun for all ages! It was relatively crowded when we went though, and it was still early in the morning. Next time I think we will go either during sunset or sunrise! Must see location.
  • This is quite the waterfall to check out, over 70 meters in height and you can easily get to a lovely look out point from the parking lot. It is a 10 minute walk or so and it is an easy well marked trail. You can also venture down to the bottom of the waterfall, but it does require you to go past a few signs that say "keep out/dangerous." It is doable and when I did it, I have seen others take their dogs as well. You'll venture through a section that is still well marked in a forested area. Then there is a bit where you have to use the rope to go up and down, which may be a bit difficult if you are afraid of heights. It is then followed by a section with lots of rocks that are of questionable stability then another section where it is in a forest covered with moss before reaching the water and the bottom of the falls. The return journey is approximately an hour to an hour and a half. You can bring some food and enjoy some snacks at the bottom. There are a couple of large rocks to sit on. I recommend wearing long pants as there are a number of small trees and shrubs with branches that could easily scratch your legs up. We did see a couple do their engagement photos! In the winter, the entire parking lot is blocked off but I have seen a ton of cars parked just off of the Sea-to-Sky highway, so there must be opportunities for snowshoeing!
  • Nice stopover on the way between Whistler and Vancouver. Could potentially be an ideal place for picnics. Easy walk for access to the view points.
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