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A friend and I went exploring and ended up here! In winter, with the river running high and fast... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nanoose Bay, Canada
a must see

we got directions from parksville recreation number on how to get to the interesting suspension... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lloydminster, Canada
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Industrial Way, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

A friend and I went exploring and ended up here! In winter, with the river running high and fast, it was stunningly beautiful. Rockey shorelines were fascinating and quiet trails through dark woods were mysteriously thrilling. We loved our visit there and vowed to return...More

Thank Rivularis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we got directions from parksville recreation number on how to get to the interesting suspension bridge without the super long hike. they have paved the road the directions say it is unpaved which threw us off and there are NO SIGNS you have to know...More

Thank rlmptl
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Easy walk to a nice little beach! A little rocky! Kids spent the day swimming and jumping off the rocks. Great place when it is hot outside!

Thank mpcrozier
Reviewed 3 August 2018

If you are travelling to scenic British Columbia and are unfortunate after a really hot spell to arrive in 2 weeks of unseasonably cool rainy June weather you grin and bear it. This was a lovely park we walked bundled up between rain showers, obvioisly...More

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 20 July 2018

My nephew, who lives on the island recommended we go there instead of the local beach for a different experience and I am so glad we did. It is a beautiful, quiet spot to swim and jump off the rocks into the refreshing river. The...More

Thank Summer H
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This park is a short hike in. It's so beautiful in the temperate rainforest. At the bridge are big pools in the river for swimming. It's a popular spot.

Thank djdebbc
Reviewed 23 June 2018

We love going here. It is a quiet place to stop for rest or a walkabout. So keep it to yourself and don't tell to many people. Heeheehee.

1  Thank EdmontonBob23
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We were going out for a walk and found this gem of a place. We had no idea this place existed. It was a great walk and we will come explore here again soon.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 5 January 2018

The trail up from Industrial Way in Parksville is my dogs' favorite hike -- and that of many other canine owners in the area. Right now (Fall-Winter 2017) it is blocked off at the highway bridge for some construction project, but that still gives you...More

1  Thank JHBrewer
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Our friends who live in Parksville took us to Top Bridge Park. It was a great place to spend a few hours. There is a suspension bridge which takes you to either side of the river. There are a few spots to jump off rocks...More

2  Thank Sharon S
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Samantha v
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Response from djdebbc | Reviewed this property |
sorry just saw this. there is no floating this river.