Butze Rapids Park and Trail, Prince Rupert

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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. To visit Butze Rapids Park and Trail on your trip to Prince Rupert, use our Prince Rupert online trip itinerary builder .
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  • This a nice local hike on a well maintained trail that can be used in all weather. Very safe and you only need minimal essentials.  more »
  • Beautifull walk and its been done up nicely by the town since i walked it in 2001 :) You might see some wildlife your walk such as wolves.  more »
  • Lovely trail through dense forest with fantastic views on the go. Took a lunch break on grassy bay, the day couldn't get any better.  more »

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