Wells Gray Provincial Park

WELLS GRAY PROVINCIAL PARK, 5,297.48 sq km (est 1939), lies north of CLEARWATER in the COLUMBIA and CARIBOO mountains of the central Interior and encompasses most of the watershed of the Clearwater and other rivers. It is noted for its variety of volcanic formations and spectacular WATERFALLS, in particular HELMCKEN FALLS (137 m), named for J.S. HELMCKEN, a former Speaker of the legislature. Over half of the park is at high elevations and extensive icefields occur in the northern half. It...

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