Otter Lake Falls

RATING - 44.0

VR - 4.0 (Sm/M) HR - 6.0 SR - 20/20

TYPE OF APPROACH - Trail + Bushwhack

DIFFICULTY - Very Difficult

LOCATION - Foss River Area

TYPE - Cascades

HEIGHT - 159'

WIDTH - 50'

DIRECTIONS - No directions provided. Significant off-trail travel required.

Otter Lake Falls is one of the prettiest waterfalls I've ever seen. The upper section especially, is so perfect that it looks like it should be man-made. That upper section drops in back-to-back tiers of 40' and 18' over an amazing granitic formation. The creek splits and sprays in a myriad of directions along the way creating the stunning scene above. At the base of that, the majority of the creek constricts into a narrow channel before spreading out and cascading some more. The total height of the bottom section is 101'. There is theoretically an old fishermen's trail that leads from Delta Lake to Otter Lake, but it can be difficult to find in places. In fact, on our way back down we completely lost and it were forced to smash our way through copious amounts of brush to get back to Delta Lake.

Lower section of Otter Lake Falls

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