Mushbowl Falls – Wells Gray Provincial Park

Mushbowl Falls and Canyon on Murtle River at Wells Gray Provincial Park - Clearwater, BC, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

July 30, 2012: The Mushbowl on Murtle River

The Mushbowl is one of the seven sisters waterfalls along Murtle River in Wells Gray Provincial Park of BC, Canada. It is a narrow canyon 600m downstream from Dawson Falls and 5km upstream Helmcken Falls. The Clearwater Valley Road bridges Murtle River over Mushbowl Falls at its hairpin loop. Some of Wells Gray Park’s oldest rocks (eg, Cambrian rock) are seen here. The seven sisters waterfalls along Murtle River upstream to Murtle Lake are Helmcken Falls, The Mushbowl, Dawson Falls, Majerus Falls, Horseshoe Falls, Meadow Falls and McDougall Falls.

One-lane Bridge Across Mushbowl Falls and Canyon on Murtle River at Wells Gray Provincial Park - Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

July 30, 2012: Clearwater Valley Road crosses this one-lane bridge directly in front of the Mushbowl. This narrow bridge is only wide enough for one vehicle to pass through at a time. Slow down in this hairpin loop area. Tourists may be walking on the bridge!

History: Wells Gray Provincial Park

Wells Gray Provincial Park is a large wilderness park located in east-central British Columbia, Canada. The park protects most of the southern, and highest, regions of the Cariboo Mountains and covers 5,250 square kilometres (524,990 hectares or 1.3 million acres). It is British Columbia’s fourth largest park, after Tatshenshini, Spatsizi and Tweedsmuir.

Sitting on Cambrian Rock by Mushbowl Falls and Canyon on Murtle River at Wells Gray Provincial Park - Clearwater, BC, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

July 30, 2012: Sitting on Cambrian rock by the Mushbowl is timeless. A great location for meditation.

Kung Fu Practice by Mushbowl Falls Canyon on Murtle River at Wells Gray Provincial Park - Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

July 30, 2012: Kung Fu practice by the Mushbowl

Map & Driving Direction

Exact location of Mushbowl Falls Hairpin Loop is indicated by Green Arrow on the following map (click EXTERNAL LINK below to view map).


EXTERNAL LINK

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