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Butze Rapids Park and Trail, Prince Rupert
(4.6/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Experience Butze Rapids Park and Trail for an easy-going route with the reward of seeing the impressive reversing tidal rapids endemic to the area. The 5 km (3.1 mi) looping trail should take no longer than 2 hours to walk, and the low level of challenging concourse makes it ideal for beginner walkers or those with minimum fitness experience. Trek through a variety of terrains and environments including old-growth forest, swamps, and wetlands. Wear appropriate footwear, as some of the trails' boardwalks can be slippery. Many hikers stop to overlook the rapids from the viewing platform on the main trail. Plan to visit Butze Rapids Park and Trail during your Prince Rupert vacation using our convenient Prince Rupert vacation trip planner.
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  • The Butz Rapids trail is an easy excursion. The trail is well maintained. Loop trail. I believe accessible to those confined to wheel chair. Scenic views. Timing needed to witness effect of rapids, so...  more »
  • Even though I do not find this an easy walk, I thoroughly enjoyed it and look forward to going again. 
  • Excellent scenic walk through rain forest. Bus is very infrequent, particularly after 30 September. We caught a taxi out there, not expensive, and were waiting for the bus coming back, when a very kin...  more »