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Athabasca River

Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: White-water rafting
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Jarvenpaa, Finland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

We had nie rafting trip here, and it was extremely nice. Enjoyed swimming in the river with wetsuits on, and just flowing with the river. Water is cold, but nice and clean. And the views <3

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Uxbridge, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Great views, but being from the Ottawa River-area, water not fast enough for us!! Way fun nonetheless.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We beheld one of the most amazing sights as we stood as a family that day at the Athbascar Falls in Jasper.

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St. Albert, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

we stayed at beckers cabin along the athabasca river, it was beautiful, the rafters would go by us all day long, even a few kyakers...

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Issaquah, WA.
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48 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

beautiful and don't miss the river and the falls. nice rest stop too. be careful of the wildlife along this stretch of road.

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Edmonton, Alberta
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16 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Around every turn is a more gorgeous view. The water is so turquoise, glacier-cold...the rafting looked like a must-do for next time!!

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Milford,Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We stayed next to the river and got to walk along it by the falls and at our hotel. It has beautiful views and the glacier water is something to see.

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London, Canada
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

As a family did this one morning at the intermediate level but would do more challenging rapids next time! Pick up was right from our Alpine Village. Staff were funny and enthusiastic...Great action shots offered afterwards! Nice way to see the area from the river!

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Beautiful green water that is very majestic! Runs slow in some spots and very fast in others. Mesmerizing...

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Palm Beach, Florida, USA
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Right off the road, this 30 min stop is not to be missed. Unbelievable force of water in river carving big canyons and tremendous falls. You can walk through areas where water previously flowed, now dry. Interesting and beautiful.

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