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Paddling on Indian Arm

Granite Falls

Click on a Destination to learn more about itA spectacular place to camp.

Croker Island

Distance from Deep Cove: 18 km
Paddling Time One Way: Fast: 3 hrs. Avg: 4 hr. Leisurely: 6 hr.
Suggested Route: Paddle the west shore to Croker Island, take the west channel between Croker and the Mainland, once you round the northern end of Croker you will see Granite Falls on the east shore.
Hazards:
  • Motorboat traffic.
  • Flow rates on the falls can vary so hiking on the falls can be dangerous
  • Bears are occasionally reported in the area
  • Afternoon warming on a sunny days create strong headwinds for your return trip
  • The outflow currents from Indian River can be felt here.
Features: Granite Falls is the best camping area on Indian Arm. Use the area south of the falls where there is a nice beach located. There is a dock and an outhouse north of the falls. This is a BC Park with glamorous outhouse facilities. Camping first come first serve.
Important Note:
  • For safety reasons, we ask that people do not climb above/beside the falls
  • Camping is only allowed south of Granite falls
  • We would like to enforce that there are NO fires permitted at any campsite or on any island.

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