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Address: Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
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Nice path!

This is a moderate trail with some ups and downs, a few boardwalks. Locals run and walk the dog. My hubby with a recent hip replacement found it a bit of a challenge but a good... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
bornomadic
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Masset, Canada
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Masset, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a moderate trail with some ups and downs, a few boardwalks. Locals run and walk the dog. My hubby with a recent hip replacement found it a bit of a challenge but a good workout.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the trail is a good hike through the rain forest and takes you down to the water for a good walk, there is wolfs there sometimes so not a good idea to take dogs at times. If you want to see the rapids at there best go when the tides is going to be the lowest of the day.

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

The Butz Rapids trail is an easy excursion. The trail is well maintained. Loop trail. I believe accessible to those confined to wheel chair. Scenic views. Timing needed to witness effect of rapids, so hikers need to know tides tables.

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Thank CALLMEMRNAT
Prince Rupert, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Even though I do not find this an easy walk, I thoroughly enjoyed it and look forward to going again.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Excellent scenic walk through rain forest. Bus is very infrequent, particularly after 30 September. We caught a taxi out there, not expensive, and were waiting for the bus coming back, when a very kind local spotted us and gave us a lift, saving us a half hour wait. Great experience!

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Thank John S
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

This is a great way to escape into nature in Prince Rupert. Just don't expect great views of the rapids. If you time it right, you'll get to see them from a distance. You will be rewarded with an easy forest hike which takes you to a quiet bay and other waterfront beaches.

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Thank Neil S
Okanagan Valley, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Only a 5 minute drive from Prince Rupert. Nice walk through woods and along the ocean. Surprised to see signs warning of wolves in the area!

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

The trail is beautiful It takes about and hour to complete without stopping but you could spend hours just exploring the coast along part of the trail.

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Hinton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

good path through the forest to the rapids.... we didn't make it all the way to the rapids as it was getting late and we'd been out on a boat tour and saw the rapids from up close.... very pretty walk!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We got the bus out, which was very easy from Prince Rupert. The walk is quite hilly in places but the path was well maintained and well signed. The trees and plants were dense and very beautiful with signs for those who are interested, explaining the origin and use of different plants. Views over the rapids and grass bay were... More 

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