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Cottonwood Island Nature Park

#4 of 48 things to do in Prince George Features Animals
800 Block River Road, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
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Nice walk through the woods along the river

Visited last in August 2016. Access by walking through ft. George park and walk down along under... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
Prince George, Canada
Good nature walk

We walked reminiscing over meeting friends and old times. Good trail clean and relaxing.Colours... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
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This park is bordered by 2 rivers, lots of walking trails, dogs are welcome, viewing platforms over the Nechako River. And hidden carvings on some of the big cottonwood trees. Picnic tables, benches & covered picnic open buildings at different ends of the park.
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800 Block River Road, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Visited last in August 2016. Access by walking through ft. George park and walk down along under the bridge. You will come upon a gravel parking lot. Different paths all lead towards the river. Bridge you can walk over near end of the lot. See...More

Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We walked reminiscing over meeting friends and old times. Good trail clean and relaxing.Colours were mix of yellow and brown as trees were losing leaves.

Thank Sunny568
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Blink and you miss it, and really it is like a movie with one sample of the movie, and that is the only scene worth seeing. Mind you, a nice walk, or picnic. Close to Railway Museum, so tie them together. River view is spectacular.

Thank Andrew Stewart W
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Nice to step away from the city and take a walk in nature. We saw many squirrels and a fox! We also enjoyed the carvings in the trees.

Thank canadianspierce722
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We stumbled upon this park after seeing the Railway Museum. We walked along the paths with a couple of strangers and looked for the carvings in the trees together. Very enjoyable.

Thank Cathie M
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I recently visited Prince George and my sister took me to this beautiful spot. This is a leisurely place to go for a walk. My son enjoyed looking for the faces in the trees. There was some flooding a couple of years ago and not...More

Thank Jay H
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I go to this park several times each week throughout the year. It is my favorite dog walking place. It is not an off leash park; however, most people do let their dogs walk free and is rarely a problem. There are many bird species...More

Thank dgreenbee
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Take a walk through the cottonwoods as you follow the windy paths that pass over bridges, by the river, through a green grass field and over streams. While you are there watch for wild birds, squirrels and such as there always seems to be bird...More

Thank C F
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Stop at the visitors center and pick up a map for where the carvings in the trees are located and then get your group to stop them. We had great fun!

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We went for a run through this park on our visit to Prince George. It took a bit to get there from our downtown hotel, but once we did, we totally enjoyed running along the river!

Thank Shari H
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