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Stamp River Provincial Park

Beaver Creek Road, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
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Jumping salmons

Seeing the jumping salmon up to the falls was great! Also the river stuffed with a huge amount of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Geldrop, The Netherlands
via mobile
Clean, beautiful area with camping and trails + a salmon fish ladder

We discovered this area several yrs ago and loved it as well as all we learned regarding salmon... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cortez, Colorado
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“fish ladder” (34 reviews)
“salmon jumping” (13 reviews)
“salmon roe” (13 reviews)
Beaver Creek Road, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Seeing the jumping salmon up to the falls was great! Also the river stuffed with a huge amount of these fish gave a nice impression. Unfortunately did not see the mother bear and cub

Thank thomas_vangils
Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered this area several yrs ago and loved it as well as all we learned regarding salmon returning. So this time with friends we made a point to visit it several times so we could find the right light on the water to see...More

Thank tornillo2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only came upon this place after a recommendation from the Port Alberni Visitors Centre. So glad we took their advice. The walk up to the falls and salmon ladder is beautiful but the sight of the salmon waiting in the pools and then attempting the...More

Thank Alison52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed visiting this park and could not resist spending an hour just watching the Falls and viewing all the salmon making their way through the fish ladder and upstream.

Thank Drew G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Stamp falls as we dearly wanted to see the Salmon run. We were not disappointed! Great viewing areas over the falls from above meant that you could just stand and watch them leaping up the falls. Incredible to watch. There is a...More

Thank Babsbennett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is difficult to find (we we thought so). Get a map and ask a local for Beaver Creek Road. Once you are on the road - keep going to the end. Fantastic place to see salmon jumping (in the right season). Would imagine a...More

Thank cbcatd
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We visited this park in hopes to see salmon and we weren't disappointed. There are a couple of viewpoints where you can see the salmon "resting" before jumping the falls. While we were there we witnessed salmon jumping up the falls and some others using...More

Thank Samantha P
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Stamp River fish ladder and the Stamp Falls is an amazing thing to see the fish are trying to get up river to spawn. And they can jump the falls or come up the fish ladder.

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Even if you are just passing through, it is worth driving in and walking the 200m to the fish ladder and waterfalls. Be sure you walk up to the video station and take advantage of the viewing overlooks above. The view back to the falls...More

1  Thank fsdukejr
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The drive there was interesting with older homesteads in valley setting. Fish ladder and falls were breathtaking. Worth the trip.

Thank Wayne H
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Lorilei S
15 September 2016|
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Response from Evangeline C | Reviewed this property |
Yep, exactly what they said ^^, the road from the entrance to the parking lot is unpaved but solid. It does get pretty dusty behind the vehicles :) Beautiful area!
29 August 2015|
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Response from Sherlar52 | Reviewed this property |
It takes 3 hours to drive from Victoria to Port Alberni. From Port Alberni to Stamp River Falls another 20 minutes. If you are camping, it is a wonderful place to set up right along the river. Beautiful and peaceful... More