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MOSEY OVER TO MARVELLOUS
MOSES FALLS
Waterfalls have a magical way of elevating any mood and Moses Falls is no exception. A short hike through a
forested area near the Revelstoke Dam brings you to a secret idyllic hideaway that looks like something straight out of a
fairy tale.
Located a mere 200 meters from
the trailhead, and not visible from the road,
this little known 14 meter high waterfall is
quite impressive.
It is also the proposed site for a
4,000
kilowatt-capacity
independent
hydroelectric project. Proposed by former
Glacier House Resort owners, Alex Szirmai
and Lia Altena through a company called
Moses Creek Power, this small, run-of-theriver project will — when completed —
provide enough electricity for 822 BC
homes.
The proponents have already
hired professionals to conduct assessments
for potential project impacts on fish,
wildlife, rare plants and archaeology and no
negative impacts or fish were discovered.
Start of construction is being targeted for
2016 and will take approximately 2 years to
complete.
How will this affect the falls? I
am not sure, but hopefully it doesn’t and
these beautiful falls continue to be open for
the public to enjoy.
HOW TO GET THERE – When driving
into Revelstoke from Kamloops, turn left
onto Westside Road and drive 6 kilometres
north. You will see a marked parking lot,
you can park there and walk down the road
or you can drive down to the gravel road to
the riverside where a 5 minute hike up a
forested trail will bring you to the falls
 Teresa the Traveler cools off at Moses Falls
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