Water Falls

Located about midway on Vancouver Island, and in Strathcona Provincial Park is beautiful Myra Falls.

The first photo is of the lower falls as they cascade into Buttle lake.

DSC_0155We pulled off the highway at a lookout, grabbed the long lens and got this shot from across the lake. Luckley there was a railing to steady the camera. Camera settings for this long shot were, 1/800sec, f8, 400mm, iso 200. The people you see in this pic are standing where I took the next shot.


At this time of year the volume of water is greatly reduced so we were able to stand in areas that would normally be covered with rushing water.

I would love to visit Myra Falls during the spring runoff. I imagine the rush of water would be deafening and awesome.


This last shot is of the Upper Myra Falls, a moderately difficult hike of about 3k through lush moss covered forests.

There are many water falls on Vancouver Island, but I rate this one at the top of my list. Cheers.


6 thoughts on “Water Falls

  1. Pat September 23, 2018 / 12:31 pm

    I would love to walk through moss covered woods. Great shots of the waterfalls. I, too, would like to see waterfalls in spring – but we don’t seem to do much traveling at that time of year.

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  2. Sue W September 20, 2018 / 1:01 am

    Wow, lovely pictures, I can almost hear the water gushing over the rocks!


    • Dan Drews September 20, 2018 / 7:51 pm

      And we just read about another falls up island. It is on our list. BTW, thanks for the tip on using URL’s for pingback. Cheers.

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    • Dan Drews September 19, 2018 / 11:25 am

      Thanks, Miriam. We have so many more we want to visit. Cheers.

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