Steall Falls, Glen Nevis

Walks, Scotland, Highland

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  • Step 1: You’ll find the best parking if you carry on past the Ben Nevis Visitors Centre and Lower Falls Car Park, keep going until you reach the very end of the road.

  • From the car park pass through the wooden gate and onto the main path, following the stream into the widest bowl like part of the glen.

    Step 2: From the car park pass through the wooden gate and onto the main path, following the stream into the widest bowl like part of the glen.

  • The path starts to get rockier as it winds up into the trees.

    Step 3: The path starts to get rockier as it winds up into the trees.

  • When you reach the high pass take a second to look back down the glen. You should be able to spot a stream cascading down the glen.

    Step 4: When you reach the high pass take a second to look back down the glen. You should be able to spot a stream cascading down the glen.

  • As the glen bends round the base of Ben Nevis the path starts to drop down again.

    Step 5: As the glen bends round the base of Ben Nevis the path starts to drop down again.

  • Eventually the glen opens into a wide meadow. Follow the path for 300m or so until the bend, where you will get a glimpse of the falls.

    Step 6: Eventually the glen opens into a wide meadow. Follow the path for 300m or so until the bend, where you will get a glimpse of the falls.

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