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Address: Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
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The Butz Rapids trail is an easy excursion. The trail is well maintained. Loop trail. I believe accessible to those confined to wheel chair. Scenic views. Timing needed to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Prince George, Canada
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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Butz Rapids trail is an easy excursion. The trail is well maintained. Loop trail. I believe accessible to those confined to wheel chair. Scenic views. Timing needed to witness effect of rapids, so hikers need to know tides tables.

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Prince Rupert, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Even though I do not find this an easy walk, I thoroughly enjoyed it and look forward to going again.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Excellent scenic walk through rain forest. Bus is very infrequent, particularly after 30 September. We caught a taxi out there, not expensive, and were waiting for the bus coming back, when a very kind local spotted us and gave us a lift, saving us a half hour wait. Great experience!

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a great way to escape into nature in Prince Rupert. Just don't expect great views of the rapids. If you time it right, you'll get to see them from a distance. You will be rewarded with an easy forest hike which takes you to a quiet bay and other waterfront beaches.

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Okanagan Valley, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Only a 5 minute drive from Prince Rupert. Nice walk through woods and along the ocean. Surprised to see signs warning of wolves in the area!

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The trail is beautiful It takes about and hour to complete without stopping but you could spend hours just exploring the coast along part of the trail.

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Hinton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

good path through the forest to the rapids.... we didn't make it all the way to the rapids as it was getting late and we'd been out on a boat tour and saw the rapids from up close.... very pretty walk!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We got the bus out, which was very easy from Prince Rupert. The walk is quite hilly in places but the path was well maintained and well signed. The trees and plants were dense and very beautiful with signs for those who are interested, explaining the origin and use of different plants. Views over the rapids and grass bay were... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Well I am 50 over weight and out of shape but I am trying!! I did this so can anyone. Beautiful hike lots of ups and downs worth the views. We really enjoyed our afternoon here and I can promise you after a beer never tasted so good. We walked in the rain which is no problem because trees help... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a nice well maintained path travelling through forest with views of the ocean. It is quite close to PR. There are some climbs in spots but overall anybody with a moderate level of fitness can finish it. Takes 2-3 hours.

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