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Emperor Falls
Location Mount Robson Provincial Park, Canada
Elevation 5,300 feet (1,600 m)
Type Fan
Total height 150 feet (46 m)
Height of longest drop 150 feet (46 m)
Number of drops 1
Watercourse Robson River

Emperor Falls is the largest and best known waterfall on the Robson River in Mount Robson Provincial Park. It is located a short distance downstream of and southwest from the outlet of Berg Lake.


Emperor Falls rooster tails
Side view of Emperor Falls.

The falls stand about 150 feet high, 5300 ft above sea level. After dropping over the edge of the cliff the water strikes a ledge just under halfway down, this causes the formation of a roostertail which produces a large amount of spray.


To get to the falls, you hike along the Berg Lake trail for approximately 15 km, during which time you will gain about 2500 feet of elevation. A more complete description of the hike can be found in the Berg Lake article.

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