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Wells Gray Provincial Park

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Address: Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 250-674-2646

This large scenic park and wilderness area contains five major lakes, two...

This large scenic park and wilderness area contains five major lakes, two river systems, many small lakes, streams, waterfalls and rapids, which make this an outdoor recreation paradise.

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USD 90.92*
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Ready-Set-Go Rafting Trip on the Clearwater River
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USD 86.17*
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Catch A Wave Rafting Trip on the Clearwater River
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Half-Day Whitewater Rafting

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One must go to see the falls in winter. The ice cone is amazing. Easy to access the view from the parking lot. Bring your snow shoes if you want to try out a few tracks, sometimes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Judi K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One must go to see the falls in winter. The ice cone is amazing. Easy to access the view from the parking lot. Bring your snow shoes if you want to try out a few tracks, sometimes the snow can be deep. This is a wonderful place to visit in summer too, the smell of the forest is amazing

Thank Judi K
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

These Falls are truly amzing. The roar of the water the low clouds the moss on every tree. there is a lot to see in this area if you enjoy nature. The falls them selves are a sight to behold the size and power they have are breathtaking. The trees around are full of wonderful green moss. If you enjoy... More 

Thank Cathy B
Lennox Head, Australia
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188 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We basically had the whole park to ourselves! We took our time driving from Helmcken Falls and all the way back into Clearwater. It was so beautiful. Did not pass another car! I imagine it is also beautiful in Summer, just a lot busier.

Thank ClaireKing92
Salmon Arm, BC
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The sights in this PP parallel or surpass many that we experienced of our 4 month cross country adventure. I was more than impressed with the natural wonders of the various falls and scenic views but also with the condition of the trails and signage. Accessible to all ! We are planning to go back this month to see the... More 

Thank CAGSalmonArm_BC
Hasselt, Belgium
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471 reviews
296 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is one of the nicest parks we saw in British Columbia. It is easy accessible by car and the 3 main waterfalls are easy to reach on foot at a short distance from each parking lot.

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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This park is huge depending on how long of an adventure you want. It is a bit of a drive in from the highway, but well worth the trip. There are a couple of RV and camping areas. The furthest at Clearwater Lake. There aren't a huge number of sites and would be nice to have more, but may take... More 

Thank Trione01
Albany, Western Australia, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Within the park between the falls, Spahat and Helmcken, there is a lookout on Green Mountain. You take a 4 km drive, on a thin dirt road, up the mountain and the view at the top is vast! I was there close to sundown, 3:30 pm, and the sky was turning pink. Within the lookout, 3 stories high, there are... More 

1 Thank Jannie N
Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

After Banff and Jasper Wells Gray park is so peaceful and quiet. There are no huge hotels and there is no through road. That's why this park is relatively quiet and unspoilt. There are a couple of beautiful waterfalls wonderful nature. The falls are all within minutes from the one and only road. Half way into the park, the paved... More 

1 Thank RP-Netherlands
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a very lovely park for those wanting to get away from the crowds. The Caribou Mountains are less visited than the Rockies but have their own special beauty. Numerous waterfalls such as Helmcken, Saphats and Dawson Falls are a feature of the park, as is the beautiful Clearwater River. Most people access the park from the town of... More 

Thank Grogsblossom
London, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We spent 2 days in this area and were so glad we did. The scenery is beautiful and it's a natural unspoiled park that is well worth visiting. The waterfalls are breathtaking and the walks are so pretty. Treat yourself and stop here to unwind.

1 Thank Steven G

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