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Metlakatla Wilderness Trail is a breath-taking Pacific North Coast trekking experience. The 20 km round-trip consists of 5.5 km of an all-weather gravel surface including approximately 3 km of cedar boardwalk. The remaining 4.5 km of the trail are...more
100 Grassy Bay Lane, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 3P6, Canada
Please note - the trail is closed until further notice due to severe damage from a storm in April 2015. As of March 2016 they have not given any updates or indication if the trail will be reopened for this summer.
This is a fantastic hike with lots of easy challenges for hikers. Beautiful scenery with beaches for the kids to play on. Hikers can make it as long or short as they want. There is a cost to take the hike as well as a...More
A beautiful, family friendly hike!
Although the trail is still officially closed for the season, we arranged with the staff to head out over the Easter weekend in celebration of my Mom's birthday. We were a group of seven adults and five children ranging in...More
Loved the lookout tower. Take a something bright red, humming birds will be swarming. If camping, keep an eye out for wildlife, saw eagles, wolf tracks and a minks. Be early for ferry return, return ferry was 1 hour early doesn't keep to the schedule.
A hidden gem just 20min by boat from Prince Rupert. Strolling through the village on the way to the trail head, we stopped and chatted with an elder. We traded salmon for Dutch cheese, and tasted some drying seaweed. Neat board walks and suspension bridges...More
I'll start with few suggestions
1. Not a place to go alone or if you are not into wilderness
2. Not a kids or toddlers place
3. It's not a risk free place hence you will need to sign a waiver form
4. There is...More
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MetlakatlaWilderness, Public Relations Manager at Metlakatla Wilderness Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2014
Thank you for visiting us, and taking the time to provide some very thoughtful feedback. Our management team is currently taking the time to address some of your concerns regarding the trail - including having clearer signage at the top of the ferry dock. Your...More