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big trees, easy walk

An easy to find downtown walk taking you past lots of big trees, mossy areas, an old wooden bridge... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Jeanette M
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Cairns, Australia
TRAIL CLOSED

Please note - the trail is closed until further notice due to severe damage from a storm in April... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2016
RalphandMelinda
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Victoria, Canada
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12 Oct 2018
“big trees, easy walk”
16 Dec 2016
“Great Hike”
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Metlakatla Wilderness Trail is a breath-taking Pacific North Coast trekking experience. The 20 km round-trip consists of 5.5 km of an all-weather gravel surface including approximately 3 km of cedar boardwalk. The remaining 4.5 km of the trail are...more
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

An easy to find downtown walk taking you past lots of big trees, mossy areas, an old wooden bridge, etc. It's very pretty and a nice way to get a little exercise.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed December 16, 2016

Trails wondered through a variety of wilderness scenery with a great variety of wildlife. Fairly easy hike but lots of up and down.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank toluce
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Please note - the trail is closed until further notice due to severe damage from a storm in April 2015. As of March 2016 they have not given any updates or indication if the trail will be reopened for this summer.

Date of experience: March 2016
7  Thank RalphandMelinda
Reviewed March 17, 2016

This is a fantastic hike with lots of easy challenges for hikers. Beautiful scenery with beaches for the kids to play on. Hikers can make it as long or short as they want. There is a cost to take the hike as well as a...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Judy W
Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

We were hiking there around june 2014. A wonderful trail that deserves the name "Wilderness Trail"! Highly recommendable!!!

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Sandro-Bern
Reviewed April 7, 2015

A beautiful, family friendly hike! Although the trail is still officially closed for the season, we arranged with the staff to head out over the Easter weekend in celebration of my Mom's birthday. We were a group of seven adults and five children ranging in...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank hamburgbound
Reviewed July 16, 2014

Loved the lookout tower. Take a something bright red, humming birds will be swarming. If camping, keep an eye out for wildlife, saw eagles, wolf tracks and a minks. Be early for ferry return, return ferry was 1 hour early doesn't keep to the schedule.

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank bcroadtrip2014
Reviewed July 2, 2014

A hidden gem just 20min by boat from Prince Rupert. Strolling through the village on the way to the trail head, we stopped and chatted with an elder. We traded salmon for Dutch cheese, and tasted some drying seaweed. Neat board walks and suspension bridges...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank Charles B
Reviewed June 24, 2014

It's a really well maintained and marked trail, you're walking besides pristine beaches, and you're supporting a local business. Just do it!

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank Gkateblack
Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

I'll start with few suggestions 1. Not a place to go alone or if you are not into wilderness 2. Not a kids or toddlers place 3. It's not a risk free place hence you will need to sign a waiver form 4. There is...More

6  Thank Razatravel
MetlakatlaWilderness, Public Relations Manager at Metlakatla Wilderness Trail, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2014

Thank you for visiting us, and taking the time to provide some very thoughtful feedback. Our management team is currently taking the time to address some of your concerns regarding the trail - including having clearer signage at the top of the ferry dock. Your...More

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