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Butze Rapids Park and Trail

Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
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Lovely walk in forested area

This trail is on the outskirts of Prince Rupert and is well laid out with a good track underfoot... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ulverston, United Kingdom

This is a really lovely walk. Not too difficult, through a variety of terrain. It is easy to get to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fiona W
Melbourne, Australia
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“great walk” (9 reviews)
“easy hike” (4 reviews)
Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This trail is on the outskirts of Prince Rupert and is well laid out with a good track underfoot. It winds through typical BC forests and makes its way towards the river where you will eventually find a lovely viewing platform to see the rapids....More

Thank OldManSAC
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a really lovely walk. Not too difficult, through a variety of terrain. It is easy to get to without a car - the local bus stops there on my he way to the cannery. The beach is inviting to explore, or just sit...More

Thank Fiona W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice green space enroute to the cannery. Time your walk to fit in with the bus timetable. We are fit and walked down to the beach, had lunch and a relax, continued on to the lookout? And then looped back to the bus stop in...More

Thank LouieMcGoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant 5 km walk through a rain coast forest that touches down to the beach. It has very smooth trails which are well maintained & there are several places for both resting & picnicking. Some lovely views but you should check tidal charts in...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just over 5 km, this hike is an easy circular walk and good parking. Great for a picni. 0r to get some excersise.

Thank Tripperzerro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and to dress for the weather! You want to plan to walk this trail when the tide is changing so that you get to view the rapids. If the tide is already slack...you'll still be in for a treat!...More

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a comfortable hiking loop with few hills, it is in a great location just outside of Prince Rupert, with some pretty vistas along the shore

Thank JenFM7
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I walked this trail on Monday with friends and for two hours I received a great workout and enjoyed great association with dear friends as we walked.

Thank Adeline I
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is a very scenic walk/hike, and I'd highly recommend it. One very interesting aspect is the reversing falls - we watched kayakers trying to go up the falls, with some success. Enjoy!

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The trail was busy, a lot of people and dogs frequent this trail. It was very scenic and interesting. I enjoyed spending time with my husband just walking, talking and exploring. This is definitely a must see if in Prince Rupert but make sure you...More

Thank atourand
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are taxis or other public transportation available from the ferry dock to Butze Rapids Park?
20 July 2016|
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Response from luv2for1travel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are taxis that will take you there. I think it was about $15 Canadian from the ship dock to the trail. You will have a lovely walk to the Rapids,,if I remember right it was about 30 min one way into the Rapids... More
mark m
Hi I am wondering if this trail is wheelchair accessible, or possible in a power chair or scooter. Thanks
15 April 2016|
Response from luv2for1travel | Reviewed this property |
The trail is gravel along with the little hills, so being around wheelchairs I wouldn't want to take a wheelchair along the trails. Hope this is of help.
Is it an easy walk from the town or do you need to drive? Are there walking paths by the highway?
14 March 2016|
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Response from raeann01 | Reviewed this property |
It is not a hard walk at all. It is beautiful through the forest. I agree with the above comment about parking on the highway and walking down the path.