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Zuckerberg Island Heritage Park

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A Nice, Quiet Stop

My wife, Brenda and I were checking out the new pieces of art in the Castlegar Sculpturewalk one... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Princeton, Canada
Loved it!

The parking lot here is a little small , no charge to park or use the park. It has a great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“nice walk”(6 reviews)
901 7th Avenue, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 2H6, Canada
+1 250-365-7227
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, Brenda and I were checking out the new pieces of art in the Castlegar Sculpturewalk one morning before leaving town. We've done this each of the three years we have come through the area. We have also heard about Zuckerberg Island but had...More

Thank looseink
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The parking lot here is a little small , no charge to park or use the park. It has a great suspension bridge and has nice well maintained trail.benches for resting. This is pretty small fairly easy hike we walked the entire island in under...More

Thank simpleyme
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Great walk across a suspension bridge to a special place of wonderful gardens & building. Lot's of local history & quiet places to have a picnic lunch & enjoy nature at it's best.

Thank D0nna123
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Found ourselves in Castlegar and this was one of the things to see. Well worth the effort and time. Nice easy walk to very interesting piece of history. Neat chapel and cemetery. Great set of easy trails to walk and enjoy nature.

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed June 17, 2018

This is a beautiful, secluded place that is reached either by a pedestrian suspension bridge, or a causeway. At the centre of the island is the wonderful Russian-style house built by Mr Zuckerberg which the guide kindly unlocked and allowed us to see inside. We...More

2  Thank Michael C
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

A great place to walk in beauty. Observe the mighty Columbia and feel the history of days gone by. Thanks to the volunteers that maintain this precious site.

Thank Randy R
Reviewed January 21, 2018

old dukabour chapel, great walking trails, wonderful scenery and various greenery, easy to traverse no need for hiking gear, regular summer wear and footwear are the usuall apparel

2  Thank iceman208
Reviewed January 10, 2018

To visit the island is like no other and is situated between the Columbia river and kootenay river where the two rivers meet like couples who meet, fall in love and in this case married and built their home. So long ago and they are...More

3  Thank 474barb
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

A gorgeous (almost) island with water on 3 sides. Amazing suspension bridge. Not too long or too high to be scary but still get the feel of the floating in the air. Great history.

2  Thank 447sandim
Reviewed November 20, 2017

It was a nice day in August and we wanted to get to know the area we have moved to almost 7 months ago. Zuckerberg Island is a nice walk over the bridge and the the views over Kootenay River is stunning. the exposition is...More

2  Thank 168klaasv
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