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Address: Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada

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Off the tourist track, great views

I was surprised how long it took to get to this place. We were coming from the Wentworth Falls area. The dirt road is narrow and there are many twists and turns. I would not... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
Sarracenia
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Norman, Oklahoma
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810 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 567 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I was surprised how long it took to get to this place. We were coming from the Wentworth Falls area. The dirt road is narrow and there are many twists and turns. I would not advise to drive too fast as it is a two-lane road and it is a bit bumpy. It is ok for a regular car if... More 

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BALLINA
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were really keen to visit Mount Hays and the Tourist Bureau said the road was in a bad state and all in all the road and the viewing area were not maintained and not to go 'cos you couldn't see anything? Has anyone else had this problem?

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Okanagan Valley, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We drove up to Mount Hays on the bumpy road, but it was worth every bump! The views from the top are spectacular. I wont need to go again, but very glad we didi it.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Just got back from this hike, it was pretty long (about 2 hours up - we ended up getting a ride back down with a friendly family) and there's not much going on view-wise until you get to the top but it was worth it. There are moments when the trees to the side have a gap and you get... More 

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50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Hiked this mountain and it was totally amazing took awhile we drove up where you could then stopped at spots and found a place to lunch it and relax it was very enjoyable I loved it and have fabulous pictures

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Directions: From town drive East on 2nd street to McBride (Rt 16 East) then turn right on Wantage toward the fish hatchery. I suggest parking as far up the road as you are comfortable driving. The potholes on the dirt road are massive, so unless it's an SUV or rental car don't drive too far past the fish hatchery. We... More 

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Prince Rupert, Canada
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2014

an attraction, but it is a nice little drive. If you are a hiker it's probably a nice hike as well. I drove, took in the view, and it certainly gives you another perspective of Prince Rupert, but compared to flying a helicopter over the mountains on the way to Kemano, it is average, but still very nice!

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 17 April 2013

First of all it is a long and difficult walk.Summit of Mount Hays is 732 m / 2402 ft. We parked our car at the Oldfield Creek hatchery on Wantage Rd and we took the gravel road, on the way (on the left) you can see an old command post dating from the WW2. It is at least a 10... More 

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