Road Trip Destinations Along the Crowsnest Hwy  Where Is the Crowsnest Pass and What Is There To Do Things To Do In The Crowsnest Pass Alberta Canada. This is a mountain pass highway route, including a mun...
An easy day trip from Vancouver takes you back into time! Take Part in Living History at Kilby Historic Site Exploring British Columbia's Kilby Historic Site is like stepping into a scene from our past making it possible...
Making Snow Cream in Canada Making Winter Treats with Fresh Snow How do you make snow ice cream? It's super easy! I will share how we make our ice cream from fresh fallen snow below. With only 3 simple ingredients, there...

 Cottonwood Falls


Difficulty: Easy - Family
Park Amenities:
Interpretive Signs
Wheelchair Access

Cottonwood Falls Park is a small community park with flower gardens and a waterfall. The park rests at the foot of Cottonwood Falls and on the banks of Cottonwood Creek in the community of Nelson, BC which is in the Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada.

Kootenay Photo Gallery - Cottonwood Falls The park is a garden park because within the park is the Japanese Friendship Garden. The garden includes Japanese statues, trees, shrubs and flowers. Cottonwood Falls Park was created to develop a cultural understanding and mutual respect between the community of Nelson and the Japanese city of Shuzenji.

Cottonwood Creek flows under Highway #3a and Hwy #6 before crashing down into a small waterfall in Cottonwood Falls Park. A short gravel path in the park leads to the waterfall and some sitting benches. One bench situated close to the falls is, depending on the wind direction, sits in the mist created from the falls.

People come to the park to escape the city scene, admire the waterfall, maybe read a book, walk the gardens or have a quick lunch and meet friends. Cottonwood Falls Park is also a location for farmers markets and special events. 

Cottonwood Falls Park, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada


Cottonwood Falls
Government Road

How To Get ToCottonwood Falls

Travel to the community of Nelson, BC. on Highway 3A. When in downtown Nelson follow Baker Street west to Railway Street to the park. When arriving from the direction of Castlegar on Hwy #3A take a left on Government Road and follow it to the park.
No reviews yet for Cottonwood Falls.

Recently Visited BC Parks

Stoney Hill Regional Park East of Duncan British Columbia Canada
Duncan BC

Stoney Hill Regional Park is in the Municipality o...

Sir George Simpson Historic Landmark - East Kootenay B.C.
East Kootenay Historical Landmark Sir George Simpson

The Sir George Simpson historical landmark is loca...

Bear Creek Falls - Glacier National Park Canada
Revelstoke, B.C

Bear Creek Falls in Glacier National Park of Canad...

Hiking With Your Children - Canadian Rockies Family Hiking Guide
Explore British Columbia
Wells Gray Golf & RV Resort - British Columbia, Canada
Find what Birds to Look For in this Park

Come Experience the Nicola Valley!