Butze Rapids Park and Trail, Prince Rupert

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Water Body Hiking Trail
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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  • Recommended to us via our local B&B. Easy access via car or public transport. Allow upto a couple of hours and take a small picnic.  more »
  • Had some time so decided to try the Butze Rapids trail. A nice hike of about 5.5 km. Good signage and well maintained trail.  more »
  • Only minutes from town centre by car, small car park but local bus stop in car park. Read the signs at start of walk, it advises that bears and wolves are in the area so proceed accordingly.  more »

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