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Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park

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Address: Egmont Road, Egmont, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 604-885-3714

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Walk to Skookumchuck Narros

A nice forested walk to the Skookumchuck narrows to watch the rapids. It was a nice sunny day and we were lucky enough to be there during high tide and watch the Kayaker's "surf... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
Burnaby, Canada
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Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

A nice forested walk to the Skookumchuck narrows to watch the rapids. It was a nice sunny day and we were lucky enough to be there during high tide and watch the Kayaker's "surf" the rapids.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Lovely walk through the forest to view the Rapids. Canoeists captivated us with their antics as did the Californian Juvenile sea lions who played in the surf. Great spectacle.

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Langley, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

About 50 minutes each way. You want to try and time it so you see the rapids at their peak. Then watch as the Kayaks have a blast.

Thank Mike H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

If you are nature lover this is amazing forest :) So much to see + stop at the coffee so fresh :) History: “Skookumchuck” is a Chinook name meaning turbulent water or rapid torrent. The park was originally included as part of the Sechelt Provincial Forest in 1934 and remained provincial forest until the 1950’s when the Department of Recreation and... More 

Thank Tania T
Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My second time at this park.. never a disappointment. Would recommend going when it's draining but it's a great view anytime!

Thank Christine B
Duvall, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

45 minute walk to the Rapids during XL viewing times. Brown lake is on the way. Trail is well marked.

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Got told to visit here while staying near by! Parked fine but we were heading for the rapids time which was 5.10.. Quite a hike! Took us 1 hour 15 mins from car park! Was worth it see the kayak's but is hard going! Well we had done a similar hike in the morning! Beautiful trees and surroundings you go... More 

Thank Toyah1
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

What an incredible sight! Low tide brings giant whirlpools that look like something from a disaster movie. High tide brings huge standing waves that look like they below in a surf movie. Both feature incredibly fast currant. It's hard to believe this is salt water and not a fresh-water river. The hike out is between 45 min to 1 hour,... More 

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Whistler, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful 40min-1hr hike each way (depending on pace) through temperate rainforest. Easy trail with minimal incline/decline. Definitely worth the trip to the end to see the waves it was really cool. There was a passive aggressive sign at the start of the trail saying there had been wasp attacks and to stay of the trail "to avoid... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The hike to the Skookumchuck Narrows may feel exhausting in a very hot day but it's totally worth it!

Thank Natasha1208

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