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Wells Gray Provincial Park

Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-674-2646
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USD 98.31*
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Ready-Set-Go Rafting Trip on the Clearwater River
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USD 93.18*
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Catch A Wave Rafting Trip on the Clearwater River
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USD 153.02*
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Guaranteed Addiction Full Day Rafting on Clearwater River with Lunch
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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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“clearwater lake” (33 reviews)
“helmcken falls” (47 reviews)
“provincial park” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 250-674-2646
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"clearwater lake"
in 33 reviews
"helmcken falls"
in 47 reviews
"provincial park"
in 20 reviews
"wonderful place to visit"
in 5 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 10 reviews
"horseback riding"
in 7 reviews
"black beans"
in 19 reviews
"gravel road"
in 7 reviews
"salmon jumping"
in 4 reviews
"hidden gem"
in 10 reviews
"british columbia"
in 9 reviews
"spent days"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 4 reviews
"fallen trees"
in 4 reviews
"wells gray"
in 5 reviews
"closed due"
in 4 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend everyone visit at least once there are over 60 different water features to See, hiking the trails are endless. Take lots of bug spray.

1  Thank Dawn B
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Wells Grey Park is an absolute Canadian gem 💎 Waterfalls galore, endless hikes, horseback riding, golfing, camping or just spend a day with a camera.

Thank Sally C
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

A bit off the regular drive. Major disadvantage is that you have to drive all the way to reach all the falls, especially Helmcken and then all the way the same road back. And the detour from Jasper or Banff is significant, with not much...More

1  Thank Hanshja
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Just a beautiful park. Absolutely wonderful waterfalls that are easy to walk to. Lots of mosquitos so take the mosquito spray Nice quiet park to camp at and well worth the trip

Thank 46JimH46
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The campground is a good hour in from Clearwater. We stopped several times on the way in to check out stunning waterfalls. There is no gate to the campground and you basically just drive around until you find your spot. Later the park staff will...More

1  Thank Chrissy O
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Although less know compared to Jasper en Banff the Wells Gray park is perhaps even more beautiful. Great waterfalls and beautiful silent lakes are breath taking. One waterfall you can even walk behind, be careful though it's slippery but it's an amassing experience. For some...More

1  Thank Tom V
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Met all our expectations and more. Excellent access throughout the park. Some trails and viewpoints closed due to either wildfire risk or wildlife but there was soooo much to see this did not affect our enjoyment of the park. All attractions well signposted, many within...More

Thank thejollytravellers
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

This is one of my all time favorite parks, you travel by gravel roads into remote waterfalls and lakes and it is very very beautiful. To me this is what Canada is all about.

Thank Henning252
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Part of our roundtrip intinerary was a 2 night stay in the Helcken Falls Lodge. We spend a full, partly rainy, day in the park visiting the various falls and the lake. Unfortunately the lake side trail was rather slippery so we did not walk....More

Thank Ernst t
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

For peace and quiet things could not be any better than here. No trains, no planes and very little road noise, just the odd chipmunk and the gentle flow of the river. The campground maps are very deceiving. First of all the two campgrounds (Clearwater...More

4  Thank doglady55
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Mary S
11 October 2016|
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Response from Neil J | Reviewed this property |
Hello Mary S. It does depend on how far in your B&B is, into the park. If prior to Helmcken falls, the road to there is paved. I would assume a good half an hour back into the town of Clearwater. One note is if travelling... More
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jchen11
15 June 2016|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Some falls such as Spahats and Helmeken have parking almost beside then with just an easy few metres of flat walking. Moules falls and Dawson are much more challenging. Enquirer at the visitor centre and they will be able to... More
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Sammi M
4 May 2016|
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Response from mark E | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sammi, Yes, the province is worth exploring. Much of the area is ancient volcanic and the glacial land striations are beautiful. Helmcken falls and it's South rim trail about 4km round trip, Mushbowl, Dawson and Spahats... More
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