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Steep Cliffs, Sandy Bluffs, Hoodoos, Sand Dune!

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Reviewed September 26, 2018
Vancouver, Canada
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Poorly marked for a hke

It is a beautiful area, although we wanted to hike in but found it poorly marked. Finally we did... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Kelowna, Canada
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

OK so I hate when social media makes places so busy it ruins them. But I feel Tripadvisor is different. I live in Vancouver BC so getting here was a journey. I saw the sand dune in an old article and added it to my...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

It is a beautiful area, although we wanted to hike in but found it poorly marked. Finally we did find a place to hike in but it was after we had made a couple of stops.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank BB C
Reviewed October 22, 2017

It's cool, to experience and weather. I was there in September and again in October, and it was cold both times, which is pretty typical that time of year. Trail system is not marked or mapped well on-site, and with no cell service your mobile...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Approx 1 hour drive from Williams Lake (40 mins to Riske Creek and 20 mins on unpaved road towards Gang Ranch) and 30-45 mins hike one way but it is all worth the drive and the hike. Autumn leaves colour and the greenish river adds...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank ruthndul
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Very beautiful view, but better coming in fall season. Want to come back again someday. Want to back again with biking over there.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed July 31, 2016

Farrell Canyon is definitely worth the side trip to see. From the junction of Hwy 07 & 20 in Williams Lake, head west on Hwy 20 for 46 km. Turn left ( following the signs) on a good gravel road. I was able to comfortably...More

Date of experience: July 2016
7  Thank Lonelobster
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Farwell Canyon is stunningly beautiful. Even the drive to the canyon is well worth it. It is definitely worth traveling off of Hwy 20 to visit this place. The views are very impressive. The road is drivable using a car, no 4x4 vehicle is necessary....More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Capnnak
Reviewed June 29, 2016

It is worth the extra 2-3 hours spent detouring off Highway 20 past several lakes and creeks, in to the canyon. The roads are gravel, but in good shape for a strudy SUV.

Date of experience: June 2016
Reviewed June 6, 2016

The trip from Quesnel was over a 2 hour drive but worth while. We parked at the 16 Km marker and used the well beaten path for a one hour casual hike through three ravines, to the sand dune. Nice views and mix of landscapes.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank cookscott4
Reviewed May 26, 2016

We visited this canyon on our drive from Williams Lake to Bella Coola after reading about it online. It is down a turning after the village of Riske Creek. The road itself is only about 14km down to the canyon, however it is a gravel...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Charlie B
June 17, 2018|
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Response from 775chadc |
I just drove out there today. Gravel road was graded and nice. Wide to. That's not a problem. Where we park is on private land and we hike to the sand dunes. I believe it is on native land. So getting there isn't a problem... More