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The Beaver Boardwalk

#1 of 20 things to do in Hinton Features Animals
Collinge Road, Hinton, Alberta, Canada
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wonderful oasis

This is a little piece of heaven. Thanks to many volunteers and donations by several businesses... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Anita H
Nature walk

This is an excellent place to see beavers in their natural surroundings. The wlak is very easy and... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
John L
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Edmonton, Canada
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Boardwalk with handicap access. We saw 2 beavers in actionat dusk. Well worth a visit. Ask a local for directions.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Collinge Road, Hinton, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a little piece of heaven. Thanks to many volunteers and donations by several businesses, this slew has now become an amazing place to walk, watch wildlife and enjoy people !! I Love it here....

Thank Anita H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is an excellent place to see beavers in their natural surroundings. The wlak is very easy and parts are wheel chair accessible.

Thank John L
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

A great place to walk with kids, take dog and visitors. Connects to all the trails so good for runners.

1  Thank ash b
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Such a surprise! Absolutely loved the tranquility & scenery. Great place to take a leisurely walk with friends or family. You might catch a glimpse of a muskrat racing through the water or a beaver slapping his tail when startled. This is a beautiful piece...More

1  Thank Maureen G
Reviewed 11 November 2016 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.

1  Thank Karen k
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...More

2  Thank 675phil
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.

1  Thank millskidd
Reviewed 18 October 2016

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

1  Thank Faye W
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.

1  Thank Paula D
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

1  Thank pinkfuzzyfurrypanda
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Chishio
Is Beaver Boardwalk dog friendly. Would like to know before we drive there.
26 May 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is if you have it on a lease.
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Krista Z
Hello, we are stopping in hinton around 7/8am at the end of June and would love to catch this treat of a trail. Can you let me know how long the trail is? How much time would it take to see some of the really beautiful areas? We would have about an hour available to us.
21 April 2016|
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Response from Lori S | Reviewed this property |
Early morning is nice on the boardwalk and you can spend as little as 15 minutes to a few hours exploring the area.
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kedekw
What time of the day are you most likely to see the Beavers at work ? Thanks Kerry
27 June 2015|
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Response from Deb G | Reviewed this property |
Usually in the early morning or early evening.
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