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Rapids of the Drowned Hike

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Pickerel Crescent, Fort Smith, Northwest Territories X0E 0P0, Canada
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A Great Short Hike

My wife and I hiked down to the Rapids of the Drowned 3 times in 2 days while in Fort Smith. Due to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JohnH94
oh my, seeing the pelicans was so amazing!

A visit to the rapids is a must; good shoes are also a must. This is one of those lifetime... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Susan C
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Vancouver, Canada
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“rocks” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pickerel Crescent, Fort Smith, Northwest Territories X0E 0P0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I hiked down to the Rapids of the Drowned 3 times in 2 days while in Fort Smith. Due to heavy rain, my wife couldn't make it across the rocks the first two times, but it was sunny the next day and...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

A visit to the rapids is a must; good shoes are also a must. This is one of those lifetime experiences that you will savour forever. the sounds of the water, the textures of the rocks and the sights of pelicans near and far is...More

Thank Susan C
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Our hike down to the Rapids of the Drowned was very nice. The trail through the forest down the slope is peaceful with the sound of the rapids in the background. The magnificence of the mighty Slave River is evident as you approach the riverbank...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Looking for a close up view of the American White Pelican? This is the spot! You can sit and be entertained here all day and well into the night with the sun staying high in the sky until past midnight! The Rapids of the Drowned...More

Thank dseals2017
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