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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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Shady walks

A very pretty area , with some lovely shady walks past the fish ladder with numerous river pools for hot summer days dips.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very pretty area , with some lovely shady walks past the fish ladder with numerous river pools for hot summer days dips.

Thank Bushbarries
Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a wonderful day on the river. We drove to the rod and gun range. You have to sign in if you are floating on the river so someone knows if you made it out safe. It was great. The river takes you down to the papermill where you get out. We had two vehicles. Parked one at the... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The color of the water here varies, but it all sounds musical as you hike in. It was interesting to see the fish ladders. It's not far from Port Alberni. A definite must if you're in the area.

Thank Midwestadvocate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fish ladder, the trail walks, the views... All are amazing & worth the travels to get there! There is even a campground in the park if you're looking to camp. Loved our outting to Stamp River!!

Thank Evangeline C
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank nicole154945
Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

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 July 10, 2016

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 July 5, 2016

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 July 3, 2016

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 June 27, 2016 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

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