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Butze Rapids Park and Trail

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Address: , Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
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Great hike.

Excellent hiking trail. Got their before the rain really started to come down. For a cloudy day it was a very secluded and well maintained hiking trail. Missed the rapids as we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Smithers, Canada
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Smithers, Canada
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Excellent hiking trail. Got their before the rain really started to come down. For a cloudy day it was a very secluded and well maintained hiking trail. Missed the rapids as we got to the viewpoint as the tide was coming in.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This park and trail presents and excellent opportunity for a two hour hike and picnic just before you enter Prince Rupert, BC. The trail is easy and you have several choices of viewpoints of the rapids the wetlands and the forests in this area. Another highpoint is the presence of several Haida culturally modified trees (CMT's), a unique insight into... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Really scenic, great trail with beautiful views, mountains and really good for hiking. It is also great for seeing brilliant bald eagles- just like everywhere is this area!

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Jannali, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We would have been disappointed if the rapids were the only thing to see on the walk because there were no rapids at that time of day - they are dependent on the tides. But the whole circuit walk to the Rapids and on to Grassy Bay and back was beautiful and well worth the time (almost 2 hours). There... More 

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Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

They told us this hike would be an hour round trip but we ended up staying for 6! The kids really enjoyed exploring the tide pools at the grassy beach area. The hike through the rainforest is amazing with such beautiful scenery! Bring your camera!

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Vancouver, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We really enjoyed hiking out to see the rapids. Make sure you hit when the tides are running. The trail is well maintained, and there are picnic spots.

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reading, berks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Nice walk in the rainforest and along an inlet. No rapids when we visited. Trail well used by locals and tourists

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British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is an excellent trail, well marked and full of interesting terrain. The path is really well maintained and the loop takes you through a variety of interesting vegetation, ultimately taking you down to the rapids

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Many towns have a local hike popular with locals and visitors, this is Prince Ruperts. A pleasant, flat, easy 5km hike just out of town, pleasant woodland and river. We missed the bus so it was a $12 cab ride and about an hour downhill stroll back to town. A nice thing to do if you gave time to kill... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This was a lovely little hike that doesn't take too long (1h-1h30 depending on how often you stop to take pictures) , is gorgeous all the way through and has stunning vistas of the islands when the trees open up towards the bottom of the hike. There are signs for bear & wolf warnings and I was alone but sang... More 

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