Canada Travel, Tourism & Adventures

Canada Travel, Tourism, Adventures

Follow Us Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Google+ Follow Us on YouTube Follow Us on Instagram Follow Us on Pinterest Follow us on Tumblr

Flatbed Falls Trails
Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia, Canada

View Other Parks & Places In:
Tumbler Ridge

Flatbed Falls Trails

Trail Length: 2 kilometres return
Difficulty: Easy - Family
Park Amenities:

Flatbed Falls in Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia, Canada is a 1 kilometre one-way path (2 kilometres return trip) leading to a beautiful waterfall located near the community. The path first explores along a high mountain ridge and then drops into a canyon forest of Lodgepole Pine, Trembling Aspen and White Spruce trees.. then treats you to a waterfall.

The Flatbed Falls Trail is part of a network of trails in Flatbed Valley. The trail system is very well marked with directional signs and there is a trail map in the parking lot. It should take no longer than 2 hours to complete the hike.

The trail is mostly hard packed earth and gravel with some sections of exposed tree roots and boulders to navigate. From the parking lot the trail first climbs to a junction which connects with the Link Trail. At the junction take a left and follow the signs along a ridge. Continue hiking on the main trail pass the connector trail to the Flatbed Pools. Continue trekking pass a series of switchbacks ending at a yellow gate (meant to keep ATVs out).

Continue hiking pass the gate down a hill into the creek valley. The trail is wide, the hill is steep and the path is covered with loose gravel. From the bench at the bottom of the hill continue walking a short distance to the log picnic shelter, picnic tables and an outhouse.

You can hear and see the creek from the picnic area. Continue along the path over a trickling creek and follow the sounds to the falls. The 4 metre falls carves a path through the river rock creating a flat sandstone rock viewing platform placing you at the top of the falls looking down.

There is plenty of opportunities to view bird wildlife in the area. The Barrow's Goldeneye, Canada Goose, Yellow Warbler, Lesser Yellowleg, Mallard Duck, Barred Owl and Yellow-bellied Sapsucker have all been spotted on this hike. This is also bear and moose country so be aware and be prepared.

Explore Flatbed Falls in Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia, Canada


How To Get To: Flatbed Falls Trails

Travel Hwy 29 south from the community of Tumbler Ridge, BC. Best access from the village to the trailhead parking lot is via Mackenzie Way. Just 400 metres down from where Mackenzie and Hwy 29 cross paths is a gravel parking lot for the Flatbed Valley Trails.


Mackenzie Way Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia Canada

55.11517475632 -120.98430387824

Rating Summary:
0 based on 0 votes

Community Links

Nearby Lodging & Attractions

No members found in the given radius. Add an attraction.

Nearby Parks, Trails & Places