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Address: Peace River, Alberta, Canada
Activities: Canoeing

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Lots of trails to bike on or walk or hike. They have downhill skiing old school like to try it one day always there in wrong season. Lots of views from different hilss. This... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2014
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London, Canada
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Windsor, Canada
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309 reviews 309 reviews
141 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

If you're heading north to Peace River stop just before you get there and turn right on Highway 688, drive a few miles and stop at the 12 Foot Davis monument lookout. Here you can see the whole area of the city the valleys and the rivers. Its beautiful. Peace River is not a large city but it is the... More 

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London, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Lots of trails to bike on or walk or hike. They have downhill skiing old school like to try it one day always there in wrong season. Lots of views from different hilss. This town needs charming downtown not big box stores on the other rimm and downtown. could not find any small local stores but i did not ask... More 

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Red Deer, AB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Peace River is a very scenic area. I would like to use this space to rate the view point from the 12 Foot Davis viewpoint. Having been there 10 years ago it was a pleasure to find that it has been greatly improved with interesting information in the form of plaques and recorded information. Access is tricky and it is... More 

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Alberta Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

It is a very scenic River Valley. It can be appreciated in every season of the year. Right now the Valley is every shade of green in contrast to the water of the Peace River, Autumn brings the rainbow of colors from the deciduous and conifer trees. There is a Native legend that says if you drink the waters of... More 

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

i dont know if the other people posted on here have everbeen out of peace river? its not majestic its not a great place. we have lived here for the past 5 years and the town has closed down more buisnesses than open new ones! this place is a dying hole. im glad i dont have children to raise here.... More 

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Alberta
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139 reviews 139 reviews
28 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Peace River is a nice medium sized town straddling on the beautiful Peace River. There is everything you need here, grocery stores, shopping, hotels, attractions, etc. The relatively new Tim Horton’s is a great perk for visiting here too! While in town take in a move at the theater and be sure to plan a walk along the river on... More 

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Peace River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

I have the priviledge of living in this majestic area. Rolling hills, beauty everywhere, with a picturesque river flowing .....not to mention that we are Culturville Alberta. Peace River boasts a diversity of culture, art and charasmatic people of all walks. It is aces and I love living here !!

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Falher, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Peace River has everything you need. Restaurants, hotels, museum, Wal-Mart, Canadian Tire ...

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Berwyn Alberta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

The Town of Peace River is situated right in the valley of the Peace River. What a beautiful setting! Gorgeous veiws from look out points - excellent for photographers. Had really great meals in town. This town is so beautiful to walk around in, with some neat shops down town.

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