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Brackendale Eagle Reserve

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Address: Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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Would have been better during the eagle run but this is still a gorgeous place for a peaceful walk. Will be going back in the late Fall to catch the eagles.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Kelowna, Canada
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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Would have been better during the eagle run but this is still a gorgeous place for a peaceful walk. Will be going back in the late Fall to catch the eagles.

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Squamish, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bring a coffee or a bottle of wine and enjoy the beauty of Brackendale. Aside from Eagles swooping for fish you may also see seals, otters, bears, deer... Its one of my favorite walks.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Twice in this place even so there was no eagle season ,place is lovely,especially in spring when river area is yellow from blooms.Peceful area good for walking along river or simply sitting on fancy benches and admiring beauty all around.Googd displays regarding birds especially eagles.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I've been on this walk many times, in many seasons, and it's always a delight! There are many info signs to learn about eagles and the environment, there are usually eagles to be seen and the walk by the river is easy and lovely.

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Port Coquitlam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

There are fewer eagles than in the past because there are fewer salmon for them to feed on. We are seeing eagles in many places where we didn't traditionally see them, so the eagles are still around, I think but just fewer. None-the-less, this is a must stop. Those eagles that are around are beautiful to watch. We are so... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

We walked the local river trail in February, knowing we would not see eagles, but hoping just the same. Just the walk is fabulous, with all the beauty of nature right around.

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Orange County, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

The Eagle Reserve is easy to get to and the trail to walk along the river is a beautiful winter scene. We went twice but missed the eagles swooping down to feast on the salmon. Instead, we saw eagles sitting in the trees nearby! Incredible birds! There is an informative display about eagles, thank you, BC!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

The Eagles have had it hard this year due to many individual issues, however, there are still some around. With this you have to be prepared to travel a bit more to try and find them. As with nature, nothing is guaranteed, unfortunately and they just don't stay in places because a website say's they are there. As a result... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Come on guys!... We are coming from Greater Vancouver and many times in December or January... there is no sight of ANY eagle or salmon!!!... Yet, you are advertising on some website that "between mid November and end of January, eagles can be seen at this spot!... NOT TRUE!... We just been there and no trace of a small eagle,... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Gorgeous spot to spot eagles which are having a tough time due to reduced salmon numbers. Judith and Wolfgang lovely and knowledgeable. Spend an hour, spend a day….well worth the watch for these lovely creatures

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