Clayton Falls is used for hydro power for part of the year for Bella Coola. It is located at the end of highway 20, 3 km past the ferry terminal.
I am fascinated by the abstract pictures the water makes on the water-worn stones.
The pool at the bottom of the falls was alive with spawning salmon. Apparently several of the 5 species are much commoner this year than they have been for a while.
As we came away I was just going to put my hand on the rail to come down the steps when I saw this rather magnificent creature.
Where the Clayton River runs into the sea, there is a small picnic area.
In the water, several harbour seals were fishing.
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