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Butze Rapids Park and Trail

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Address: Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada

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Friendly and Beautiful

This was a beautiful hike! As photographers, we spent a few hours taking pics when the trail really shouldn't have taken that long at all. The trail was quite busy, but everyone... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 25, 2014
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Burns Lake, Canada
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Burns Lake, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This was a beautiful hike! As photographers, we spent a few hours taking pics when the trail really shouldn't have taken that long at all. The trail was quite busy, but everyone was very friendly. Glad we stumbled across it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Hiked all through it and found it amazing to see all the rapids and find out all the interesting facts and took a lot of beautiful pictures

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Kiama, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A great way to spend a few hours walking through the park. Sadly though too many pet dogs and irresponsible dog owners who allow their dog to be off leash and not pick up the waste. You will never see wildlife here while they allow it.

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Burien, Washington
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53 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Most of the people on this trail are locals. Joggers and lots of dog walkers. Pretty trail that will give you a good feel for the rain forest. Very well maintained and in excellent condition.

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Alresford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Not far from town and clearly waymarked a quiet trail with lovely views and nearby bald eagles to see. The tidal falls are a remarkable natural phenomenon.

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Hope
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is an excellent trail, great views and smells wonderful. But this with limitations on walking there are parts that are a challenge. My only recommendation for this trail is more benches for taking a break along the way.

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Edson, Canada
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17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I came for a hike with my wife and my 12 year old daughter. We were not disappointed. There are wonderful big trees, and we timed if perfectly to see the rapids at there highest. It was uncrowded and we sat at the water's edge on boulders or logs a number of times to just relax. What a nice, relaxing... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Let's just say as a history enthusiast this offers NO history NO interesting areas other than the rapids and NO detail about anything that it used to be

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Delta, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This hike was about 5 km and took me about 1 1/2 hours. It goes through forest and open areas with good views of the Butze rapids. All along the trail there are signs explaining the flora and fauna of the area. A nice and easy hike.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

This part of the west coast is a temperate rain forest. Nothing shows this better than a hike in Butze Park. It is beautiful and just a little arduous. Well worth the effort. It will impress you. Also, if you're looking for a nice run, make the loop.

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