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Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park

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Address: Egmont Road, Egmont, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-885-3714
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what a great walk in the park

It was a wet windy weekend but the walk through the enchanted west coast forest was worth it. And the arriving a the rapids made it even better. For "old folks" like us an hour in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

It was a wet windy weekend but the walk through the enchanted west coast forest was worth it. And the arriving a the rapids made it even better. For "old folks" like us an hour in and an hour out. Plan accordingly.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Definitely worth the stop off the beaten path. If you are traveling the sunshine coast, the 6km detour off the highway and 45 minute (4km) hike to the narrows is amazing. An easy hike, with little to no, elevation gain. Suitable for children and seniors alike. Check the tide charts and plan your visit.

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Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Nice easy walk thru the rainforest for 40-50 min one way. Best time to go is to see the ebb tide, but it's a great place to watch sea lions play in the narrows.

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Vancouver, BC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Easy walk, fun, and worth the trip! Lots of parking. Pretty straight and flat until the last 10 mins or so. We saw seals playing in the currents. Well worth the trip.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I have always wanted to see the rapids and didn't think I'd be able to because of a knee injury earlier in the summer. It took about 40 minutes to walk to the rapids and the trail was dead easy for most of the way. The last 10 minutes was a little rocky but easily manageable. The rapids were amazing.... More 

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Madeira Park, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

One of the spectacular sights on the Sunshine Coast of B.C are the Skookumchuck Narrows. The best viewing times are usually available. Ot is an easy walk of about 40 minutes from the entrance of the walk at Egmont to the best locations for viewing. the rapids. This experience is a must for all visitors.

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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.

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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 

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