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.
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.
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).