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Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
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Saw an Eagle

Must come and see. Will be back in winter to see the Eagles feeding off salmon. Nice walk. Peaceful. Beautiful benches and views. Learn about eagles.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Must come and see. Will be back in winter to see the Eagles feeding off salmon. Nice walk. Peaceful. Beautiful benches and views. Learn about eagles.

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British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We always stop here on the way up or down from Whistler when we have guests. If you time it right (especially in the fall) you are treated to the sight of dozens of eagles- perched, eating, diving.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This is the Eagle Capital of Canada. When we visited in November we saw tons of eagles. When we were there in the summer there were no eagles. So, depending on when you are travelling, Brackendale is a worthwhile visit. As we understand it, the Eagles are most often there from November to April. They head to Alaska during the... More 

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is the place to go if you want to see eagles. Hundreds flock to the river every fall to fill up on the salmon. Worth a visit but do a bit of research as to the best time to view the most eagles.

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Rock Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Here is where all the bald eagles come in late fall to winter on the coast to feed on salmon . Watch as they catch one and have it for their dinner. Bears too may join in on the feast. Here is where many tourists and bird watchers come for the annual count.

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Surrey, B.C.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Two weeks prior to our visit the heavy rains and flooding washed all the salmon downstream so there were very few eagles to be found. This was not publicized so we were quite disappointed to only see a total of 10 eagles, mostly singles here and there, when there are usually hundreds. Do your homework before you go.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The season is supposed to be November to February, we went in mid January and there were very few eagles. There had been a storm at the end of December that had washed all the dead salmon away. There were non in the main area, but a few in trees up near Paradise Valley and the tip! Very disappointing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Although it styles itself as 'Eagle Capital of the World' you have to be here at the 'right time' to see eagles. If the salmon aren't spawning and therefore there's no salmon carcasses on the riverbanks then there's few eagles. You may find them further into the forest up the Cheakamus river near Sunwolf but it depends on dead salmon... More 

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Port Moody, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Although we heard that earlier in the morning there are more. We arrived to the viewing area (across from the Easter Seal Camp on Government Road) about 1pm. There was a volunteer with two telescopes there to help us locate the single eagle perching on a tree across the river. He explained that as the sun starts getting lower, the... More 

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

There weren't quite as many eagles as we'd expected given it was late December; still was worthwhile to see and hear them. Local interpreters had spotting scopes set up for a closer view.

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