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Cottonwood Island Nature Park

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Beautiful Carvings

Beautiful Carvings on the trees a must see but be sure and bring bug spray, the bugs ate me for... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2019
pbhardy63
Nice

Lots of cool wildlife, I see cool birds, squirrels, beavers, ducks, fish, and foxes sometimes... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2019
Animefan319
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This park is bordered by 2 rivers, lots of walking trails, dogs are welcome, viewing platforms over the Nechako River. And hidden carvings on some of the big cottonwood trees. Picnic tables, benches & covered picnic open buildings at different ends...more
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800 Block River Road, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed July 16, 2019

Beautiful Carvings on the trees a must see but be sure and bring bug spray, the bugs ate me for lunch.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank pbhardy63
Reviewed July 6, 2019

Lots of cool wildlife, I see cool birds, squirrels, beavers, ducks, fish, and foxes sometimes. Probably my favorite getaway in PG. Can have bugs in spring and in the summer around the little swamps, but it's hard to control them and I just wear bug...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Animefan319
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

This is a favorite place to run with all the wide beautiful trails. Year round this is an amazing place to visit. Can be buggy in the summer.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank brandeevalcourt
Reviewed June 4, 2019

this is a very nice walking trail, nice carvings to find. beautiful river and surrounding scenery. Awesome benches to have rests. and you can usually spot wildlife.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank elefson9
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Love this park and the dogs love running in the shallow pools during the summer when water is lower. Remember the park is for everyone let’s keep it friendly and clean up after your pets!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sandyman74
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Lovely place to walk the dog! See how many carvings you can find in the trees! There are usually eagles along the river and the chickadees are super friendly!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank annespiers
Reviewed February 12, 2019

This park is great for a leisurely walk along the Nechako River and joining up with the Fraser River. The are special carvings in some trees that are exciting to find and lots of birds all year long. You will even come across wildlife -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Beautiful, easy walk on trails. Some local artists have carvings in the trees, you will see them if your looking for them. many different species of birds along the way. Bathroom facilities are lacking; Only two outhouses, far apart and poorly maintained.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wilcal2018
Reviewed January 15, 2019

A fabulous walk in all seasons. The towering cottonwood trees coupled with the proximity of the Nechako River makes this a local favourite. There are several bridges to walk across, a beaver dam and lodge to see as well as a large variety of wildlife...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank I6966GBcheryls
Reviewed December 28, 2018

This is mostly an "on leash" park, We hit it on a very windy day with heavy snow fall. We were with an out-of-towner and we had fun playing with the dog in the foot of new snow. The park has many small carvings in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Larry B
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