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Wells Gray Provincial Park

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Address: Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250-674-2646

This large scenic park and wilderness area contains five major lakes, two...

This large scenic park and wilderness area contains five major lakes, two river systems, many small lakes, streams, waterfalls and rapids, which make this an outdoor recreation paradise.

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Guaranteed Addiction Full Day Rafting on Clearwater River with Lunch

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So much to do

I wish I was here longer, not just passing through. There are so many places to visit in the park and lots of camping opportunities.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Kathleen S
Bentham, United Kingdom
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Bentham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I wish I was here longer, not just passing through. There are so many places to visit in the park and lots of camping opportunities.

Thank Kathleen S
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It takes about an hours drive from Clearwater village up a gravel road to get to Clearwater Lake Campground. This campground states it has all the facilities imaginable, however in fact the showers are $2 for 3 minutes of luke-warm water and the toilets are nothing more than holes in the ground, with no attempts to cover up the smell...... More 

Thank Emily R
Almere, Nederland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The park has very beautiful falls, especially Dawson, Helmcken and Moul (which is a longer walk). Definitely worth visiting!

Thank HannekeLeonie
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on all the hype from a few people, maybe we expected unicorns and rainbows for this place? But honestly, it was underwhelming to us personally. Without a doubt - the main attraction is a MUST see (Helmcken falls) - but a short day trip can get that done. There are thousands of mosquitos and even with proper protection/attire we... More 

2 Thank DaisyJanesReviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby complained the entire way there....the roads were kinda sucky....gravel. It was worth listening to him complain! Got some beautiful pictures! Wish I could have stayed longer.

Thank Christy P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the park on a stop off on the way to Jasper. It's about a one hour drive from Clearwater. Whistle stop tour to see the three main waterfalls in this area which were easily accessible from the car parks. These were all impressive but most of all helmcken falls which are the highest of the three. Definitely worth... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You will no doubt fall in love with the waterfalls, lakes and scenery. This place has it all for nature lovers. In the course of a week we saw black bears, frogs, dragonflies, fish, loons, and beavers. We had our own canoe and found Shadow Lake on our first evening there. It's just a few kms before Falls Creek Campground.... More 

2 Thank HatRez
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park has so many beautiful waterfalls! It's an easy place to visit, and we saw a bear while driving in one morning. So, so beautiful and very few people. We highly recommend it!

1 Thank SkyblueTN
Kilbirnie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walls Gray Provincial Park has waterfalls of all shapes and sizes. What a treat to cross walking bridges spanning the rivers and view the breathtaking waterfalls all over the park. Well worth a visit if you are in this area.

Thank Mariette48
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hidden gem should be on everyone's itinerary. Not only to visit Helmcken Falls but also the many other falls and walks in the park. There is something for everyone from views just steps from the car to hikes that could take all day. Nature, wildlife, history, geology - its all there. Before entering the park a stop off at... More 

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