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Hamilton Falls

Yoho National Park | Near to Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
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Quick Hike, be careful in the snow though.

Have hiked to the Falls a few times, they are nice but not really spectacular. It’s not too long... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
SG1Lincoln40
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Sydney, Australia
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An uphill challenge - to Hamilton Lake ...well almost

Even though we were well aware of the trail report website, it slipped our minds to check it that... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
Selene V
,
Austin, Texas
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Yoho National Park | Near to Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada

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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Have hiked to the Falls a few times, they are nice but not really spectacular. It’s not too long of a hike and while there is some elevation gain it’s nothing major. I did make the mistake of doing it after snow and it was...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

Even though we were well aware of the trail report website, it slipped our minds to check it that morning. When we got to the bulletin board at Emerald Lake there was nothing indicating that Hamilton Lake was not in good condition and the description...More

Thank Selene V
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Reviewed July 27, 2017

In the morning we walked the easy 5.5km around Emerald Lake and after lunch decided to go to Hamilton Lake. The climb up is a little boring, a continuous zig-zag (switch backs) path until you get above the tree line. We did this in July,...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2017

My husband and I did this hike for two reasons: 1) To cross it off of our list of Classic Hikes of the Canadian Rockies and 2) because it was raining and chilly and we decided against doing the much longer hike that we really...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

On our visit to Yoho National Park yesterday we made the short hike up to Hamilton Falls from Emerald lake. The half mile walk is fairly steeply uphill. The falls themselves are not great to look at, and there are not many good viewpoints when...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

While we were at Emerald Lake we saw a sign pointing to Hamilton Falls / Lake. We figured we would check out the falls. We got there and honestly it was a complete disappointment. Yet we continued on hoping the lake would be the reward......More

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Reviewed July 14, 2016

We wanted a little more hiking after viewing Emerald Lake. This hike can be as long or short as you choose. We only traveled roughly 1/2 mile along the trail and went up about 200 verical ft. The trail is maintained but there are roots...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2016

This was a great trail to hike. The falls can be seen about 15-30 mins in on the hike. There is no sign in at the trail entrance and no trail information. The hike to Hamilton lake stated 5.3 kms. On our trail app we...More

Thank CraignLu
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Reviewed December 2, 2015

The hike up to the falls was OK but slippery in many parts and among big trees. There was quite a bit of snow on it so using the poles helped. It was somewhat disappointing when we reached the falls. We could hear the water...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Nice hike to a beautiful waterfall. The hike does have a good bit of elevation gain and is on a true hiking trail. May not be for those not in the best physical condition.

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