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Wells Gray Provincial Park

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Address: Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250-674-2646
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Activities: White-water rafting, Kayaking
Description: This large scenic park and wilderness area contains five major lakes, two...
This large scenic park and wilderness area contains five major lakes, two river systems, many small lakes, streams, waterfalls and rapids, which make this an outdoor recreation paradise.
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Do not miss Helmcken Falls

The walk to the Falls car park is easy. The falls themselves spectacular. My husband as been to Victoria Falls in Africia and rated these 2nd.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Saratoga NSW
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Saratoga NSW
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The walk to the Falls car park is easy. The falls themselves spectacular. My husband as been to Victoria Falls in Africia and rated these 2nd.

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Beautiful scenery, unbelievable waterfalls, viewing tower, wildlife, so happy we found this place have fantastic photos from our visit there

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bandung
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Visited on May, still a little bit chilly at nite... (3-5 degree C) but not crowded. $2 hot shower for 3 minutes. Surprisingly, there is a cafe on the campground! Prices were very reasonable, $3 for coffee, $7.5 for cake with ice cream and $22 for steak. Campsite itself was $18/nite and $7 foe firewood. There are two log cabins... More 

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24 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Campground is 70km from Clearwater, BC, so make sure you have adequate supplies for your stay. Waterfalls are the main attraction for this park. Visit them all if you have time, as they each have their own "personality" (Spahats and Helmcken were our favourites. We viewed Helmcken from the bottom tourist area and hiked through the forest to the top.... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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41 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

very quiet which is lovely and this really is a spectacular park! Most is accessible only by foot, however some of the most spectacular waterfalls can be easily reached by car via Clearwater.

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Clearwater
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

And if you do Spahats falls aswell there is a Belgian guy who sell the best sugar waffles on earth. Clearwater BC in Wells Gray Park

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is a little known treasure - at least to Floridians. Our party of 4 loved this park with all its waterfalls, beautiful hikes and variety of scenery. LOVED every second of it. Plan on spending the whole day and start from the farthest point and work your way back.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Growing up in Hong Kong we hardly ever get a chance to experience the beauty of nature, so my last visit to the Wells Gray Provincial Park was very memorable. We went during early October, the weather was perfect for hiking and outdoor activities, with plenty of sunshine. Driving from Kamloops it took a little less than two hours. We... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Because of our fairly tight touring schedule, we only had one day exploring the park and it's really not enough, but we saw as much as we could and had a great day. Highlights included Osprey lookout which is quite a hike to the top, Dawson Falls, Helmcken falls and the Green Mountain Lookout Tower. My own favourite was the... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Second visit of the year, the first in the spring. Autumn offers a completely different perspective and equally appealing for a photographer with different lighting and tree colours. This place should be number one on any persons visit to BC. It shows the real Canada in an untouched wilderness. The trails are easy to follow and most attractions close to... More 

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