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The Beaver Boardwalk

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Great place to visit!

We loved this walk. Such a nice variety of different views, forest, pond, and lots of birds along... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CCgetoutside
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British Columbia, Canada
Beaver sightings

This is a neat little area with water, boardwalk, trails and trees. We walked along the boardwalk... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Tyme4relaxing
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Frenchburg, Kentucky
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Boardwalk with handicap access. We saw 2 beavers in actionat dusk. Well worth a visit. Ask a local for directions.
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Collinge Road, Hinton, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this walk. Such a nice variety of different views, forest, pond, and lots of birds along the way. Definitely worth an hour stop!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CCgetoutside
Reviewed October 12, 2018

This is a neat little area with water, boardwalk, trails and trees. We walked along the boardwalk hoping to see a beaver. We walked into the woods and around the trails. All we seen was one little squirrel and a duck. Just as we were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tyme4relaxing
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We were there in September about 7 PM and enjoyed all the beaver activity. It was a little icy on the boardwalk because of 2 days of light snow but it was worth walking the slippery path. I would love to be here when you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bd45whp
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We visited the boardwalk about 6:00 in the evening and found a beaver chewing on a limb. We didn't see the beaver along the regular walkway, but near a section that was labeled the handicapped viewing area. It is left of the apartment building. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CKT808
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Hidden back in a resdential neighborhood, this area truly rates as a gem. A comfortable walk around a boardwalk allows you to see several habitats, including a beaver dn. We wateched the beaver working on his or her place for a while...very impressive. A free...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BDavis1236
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We were looking for something to do while walking near Hinton. The Beaver Boardwalk was only a mile from our motel . We were told to get there at twilight (when the beavers get active ) because they sleep during the day. We saw a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank phillip c
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Had no idea this boardwalk existed until we googled things to do in Hinton. It was amazing. We love to see animals in the wild, and this was perfect! Saw several of them swimming around, moving logs. Some ppl saw them eating the bark off...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank broomhilda10
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Having picked up some previous Trip Advisor reviews, we were delighted to find that the tip of going there, round about 7:45 - 8:00pm'ish proved a complete success. We had visited earlier in the day, to take in the full boardwalk experience, and to take...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

I love taking my family here. We've seen so many different birds and bugs and wildlife. My kids love exploring the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank latago
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

First visit was during the middle of the day; no beavers spotted. Took some advice from some locals and went back nearer sunset; lots of acitivity from the dam building beavers. The beaver dams are massive. Some maintenance is required where a section was partially...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrew J
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Chishio
May 26, 2017|
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Response from Maureen G | Reviewed this property |
Of course, lots of families bring their dogs.
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Krista Z
April 21, 2016|
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Response from Travelmore001 | Reviewed this property |
You would definitely have enough time in an hour to see a good portion of the beaver board walk and hang out to see if the beaver are busy. 7 or 8 in the morning would be a lovely time to spend time here as probably not too... More
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kedekw
June 27, 2015|
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Response from Deb G | Reviewed this property |
Usually in the early morning or early evening.
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