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Canim Falls and lava flows.

Canim Falls is a waterfall on the Canim River between Canim and Mahood Lakes in the Cariboo region of the Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada.[1] It is 25 m (82 ft) high.[2] The waterfall has eroded steadily upstream and created a 4 km (2.5 mi) long canyon cut into a lava plateau associated with the Wells Gray-Clearwater volcanic field. Canim Falls is inside the boundary of Wells Gray Provincial Park.

A trail from Mahood Lake Road leads to Canim Falls and nearby Mahood Falls.

"Canim" means a type of large canoe in the Chinook Jargon. Coordinates: 51°52′00″N 120°35′35″W / 51.86667°N 120.59306°W / 51.86667; -120.59306

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Canim Falls". BC Geographical Names.
  2. ^ Neave, Roland (2015). Exploring Wells Gray Park, 6th edition. Wells Gray Tours, Kamloops, BC. ISBN 978-0-9681932-2-8.