This curiously named world famous waterway in southeastern BC got it's moniker when James Hector, a member of the Palliser Expedition was kicked by his horse while discovering the river in 1858.
Fed from Wapta Lake in Yoho National Park, the Kicking Horse River has three different waterfalls along it's path.
The first is called the Kicking Horse Cascade just below Wapta Lake. The second is the Natural Bridge Falls situated near Field, BC. The third and biggest waterfall along the river is the Wapta Falls, renowned as one of the largest in Canada.
The Kicking Horse River is also made famous for it's fantastic White Water Rafting brought to you by Alpine Rafting, based out of Golden, BC.
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