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Chetwynd Chainsaw Carvings

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Hwy 97, Hwy 29, 47th - 51st Streets, Chetwynd, British Columbia V0C 1J0, Canada
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Unique attraction for a small town

These chainsaw sculptures are absolutely incredible. What a cool feature for this tiny community... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Darcy N
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Amazing carvings!

Simply beautiful! Really adds to the community and each carving is so unique. Love how the town has... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
2015smith978
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Chetwynd, Canada
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Hwy 97, Hwy 29, 47th - 51st Streets, Chetwynd, British Columbia V0C 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

These chainsaw sculptures are absolutely incredible. What a cool feature for this tiny community. Chetwynd has decorated their town with these beautiful carvings. I found their town building structures to be tastefully engineered as well. The only thing lacking is signage on the buildings. The...More

Thank Darcy N
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Simply beautiful! Really adds to the community and each carving is so unique. Love how the town has set them out along the boulevards with the walkway...great way to attract tourists to enjoy a walkabout.

Thank 2015smith978
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Visited "Chetwynd" Labour Day weekend and was knew there was chainsaw carvings in the community, but I was amazed by the quality and quantity of carvings. Truly an amazing little community.

Thank Eug454
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Driving from Dawson Creek we went through Chetwynd and we were so pleasantly surprised by the amazing chainsaw carvings and impressed with the town as we didn't see one vandalized. Very nice to see indeed! Worth the stop to take a look and be at...More

Thank glhamilton
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Love looking at the wood carvings. Amazing how they could do these in such details. Past carvings are scattered throughout the town and it is fun driving around to find them and take pictures. The most recent carvings are on the main drag and is...More

Thank therivs
Reviewed 8 August 2017

After dinner, we went around and looked at the carvings. These carvings were placed all over the town and easily accessible. Highly recommend stopping and taking your time to see each of them.

Thank 26miriamq
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We were in Chetwynd in order to visit the dinosaur trackway in Tumbler Ridge, so when we had some extra time on our hands, we visited the Visitors' Centre and it was suggested we take a tour of the chainsaw carvings. Let's just say we're...More

Thank Victoria G
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A highway washout some hours earlier forced a short (3 hour) stop in Chetwynd. Two very nice young ladies at the Visitors Information Office suggested we spend some time at the International Chainsaw Carving Festival. going on in town. We did and it was fascinating...More

Thank 21,226
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We have been to the Chetwynd Chainsaw Carving Competition about six times now over the years and every year it just keeps getting better and better. Some of the work these twelve selected carvers, from all over the world, did is truly unbelievable. You have...More

3  Thank Trudy L
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is held on the second weekend of June every year in Chetwynd, British Columbia. I was there this past weekend, and it is FANTASTIC!!! It is amazing to watch these carvers create beautiful pieces from an 8 foot long cedar log. (The logs this...More

Thank David L
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