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The Beaver Boardwalk

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Address: Collinge Road, Hinton, Alberta, Canada
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Boardwalk with handicap access. We saw 2 beavers in actionat dusk. Well...

Boardwalk with handicap access. We saw 2 beavers in actionat dusk. Well worth a visit. Ask a local for directions.

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Really enjoyed the boardwalks and water. I also liked how they connected with other trails and especially enjoyed the beaver houses (including the obersvatuon decks). Only... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the boardwalks and water. I also liked how they connected with other trails and especially enjoyed the beaver houses (including the obersvatuon decks). Only drawback was that they ended too soon. I will definitely be back next summer.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Beautiful wetland area with lagoons, reed-beds, criss-cross paths, board-walks, hides and look-outs. We found the attraction by chance and were rewarded with a peaceful evening stroll on two consecutive occasions. Didn't truly expect to see beavers but were rewarded both times and they were not camera-shy. A memorable wildlife encounter!

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Preston, Lancashire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A beautiful walk through the countryside near hinton. Enjoy the scenery and wildlife in this must see free attraction outside the national park.

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Hinton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very enjoyable walk around, see nature and even some beavers! Nice place to go with family or friends or both

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Pointe Claire, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a lovely oasis in the heart of Hinton. It's very well maintained and offers beautiful views. Although we didn't see any beavers, we did meet a lot of dogs.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

If you're in Hinton you just have to fo this walk as soon as we stepped onto the boardwalk we saw beavers swimming around just doing their thing it was the cutest thing ever. Go in the evening just before it gets dark

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Really impressed with the Beaver Boardwalk, well maintained and pleasant boardwalk through the marsh. Just wish we had more time to explore the trails and watch the beavers longer.

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USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a nice little nature walk for getting outside in Hinton. Some of the boardwalk is a bit run down. We had trouble finding it because two streets have a very similar name. Keep going up to the second one. That thing you see splashing around is probably a muskrat, not a beaver. There is fencing around many of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Beautiful place to rejuvenate, so peaceful. Built by volunteers; incredible in this day and age. Thank you for this gem.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful walk to do and the view is beautiful. We did not end up making right up to the beaver dams but saw them from a far. Even with out the Beavers I would highly suggest checking it out and being one with nature.

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