in the Sechelt area is one of the Sunshine Coast's great beauty
spots. As a hiking destination, the series of cataracts known as
Chapman Falls is incomparable.
An additional attraction of this 2 km one-way route is the beautiful
panoramic view of the entire Sechelt area, including the village,
Trail Bay and the Strait of Georgia across to Mount Arrowsmith on
km south of Sechelt take
the first road to the left - Selma Park Road. Travel 400 metres
up this road to the gravel road to the left, which leads to the
powerline right of way. Park here and walk 200 metres west. This
brings you to the crest of the hill, and the village of Sechelt
will lie before you.
Summer sunsets are magnificent when viewed from this spot. After
viewing from here, return and take the road that bounds the west
side of the reservoir. After 1.2 kilometres, circumvent the gate
and a further 15 minutes walk brings you to the Falls. The road
is driveable to the gate if you want a shortened hike.
Map: The local guide Trails of The Lower Sunshine Coast
is produced by the Sunshine Coast Forest District - available at
Visitor Info Centres on the Sunshine Coast.
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