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Stamp River Provincial Park

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Address: Beaver Creek Road, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada

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Beautiful provincial park

Lived visiting this park - beautiful forest trails and views of the salmon swimming and jumping in the Rapids

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Victoria, Canada
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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lived visiting this park - beautiful forest trails and views of the salmon swimming and jumping in the Rapids

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is always a nice location to walk but can be extra nice in the fall when there are fish in the river and color in the trees. Make sure to walk all the way to the end and to climb down the rocks to the water!!

Thank Leadingnorth
New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But because of Stamp River Provincial Park it will remain in memory. Thanks to our b and b hosts, we came here immediately after checking in. Do not be put of by the down at the heels neighborhoods you drive through to get here: it is well worth it. While the salmon ladder was not active the afternoon we were... More 

Thank ChinaFanNYC
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It a beautiful place to visit or camp there. The Stamp river is home to a spawning area for the salmon and you can watch them climbing the ladders to go spawn. On a good day you my see bears fishing for their dinner. It is a lovely walking area with some trails. It's very peaceful and easy to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All summer there are salmon running in the Stamp River fish ladder, from early spring to late fall. It's well worth the 10 minute drive from Port Alberni. The falls are beautiful on their own, but the sight of millions of returning salmon fighting their way up the falls and the fish ladder is very rewarding. There is an underwater... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walk from the parking lot along the river ... Easy to walk along clearly marked trails ... Fish ladders are just a few hundred meters away ... Salmon are running now ... an amazing sight to see .... Camping sites look clean and well maintained ....

Thank fsm244
Victoria BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the short walk up to the fish ladders and waterfall. The view of the falls are spectacular. Watching the salmon go through the fish ladder was very interesting. There is also a TV screen with cameras in the water so that you can watch the different fish going through the ladders & counting stations.

Thank GordonHeadFamily
Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting in summer we did not think that we would get to see the salmon jumping. So we were delighted but a little skeptical when the information office at Port Alberni suggested visiting Stamp River to watch the salmon. We were not disappointed seeing the fish ladder and the 100's of salmon, some using the ladder and some just jumping... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

This was a beautiful park. We stopped on our drive to Tofino to see the salmon. They really do jump right out of the falls! We also saw a couple of bald eagles which was neat. There are several nice trails as well.

Thank Duda R
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I went for the first time this past May and enjoyed it a lot! The river is beautiful and there are a couple very short paths to walk along. The campground is small but nice. I can't wait to go back and maybe camp but definitely see the salmon run!

Thank Sheri S

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