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Brackendale Eagle Reserve

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The place to be if you like eagle watching

Living in British Columbia we are spoiled by the abundance of eagle sitings. Vancouverites can... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TruthfulTraveler1964
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Vancouver, Canada
Scenic Place with a view

Beautiful spot to have lunch or dinner at! The food is excellent. In October / November you can... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
CaseyJ62
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Sarnia ON
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Living in British Columbia we are spoiled by the abundance of eagle sitings. Vancouverites can often see eagles in the city parks. For example, I often see eagles along Spanish Banks. However, Brackendale is known for the large numbers of eagles that collect there when...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful spot to have lunch or dinner at! The food is excellent. In October / November you can come and watch the eagles nesting across on the other side of the river! Very peaceful and relaxing

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CaseyJ62
Reviewed 19 October 2018

The path along the river was great. Many signs with information about the area. We were off season for the eagles but it was beautiful. Saw deer across the river and seals in the river.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank S A
Reviewed 14 July 2018

There is very little signage for this site and we drove past before we realised where we were. The car park is adequate and there is covered seating alongside the water. We saw 3 bald eagles but apparently at times they are more evident. Pleasant...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank ilovetouring
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Although we ventured well outside what was considered the prime viewing time for eagles, the information provided by BC Parks regarding the provincial park is extremely misleading. The Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park is not accessible without having to negotiate the Squamish River. The confusing and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank smrgeog
Reviewed 3 December 2017

This is an amazing place to take your time to sit and watch mother nature do some of her finest work. The eagles are in full force December-February and some lucky moments will include seals, otters, bear, dear and blue harren, as I have seen...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank kerrplunk2016
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The right time to visit here is late autumn when eagles are seen by the hundreds. Fortunately we saw a few resident bald eagles which made the trip more worthwhile.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 135Mayur
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We didn't see any eagles but we walked the short trail and enjoyed the views. The information on the display boards was educational.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We didn't see eagles, salmons or seals at this time of the year... all gone! Too late but the river is beautiful...

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Cesar O
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Finally visited the area after years of driving by and was most impressed. Information boards along the dyke let one know all about the eagles in the area. A great place to sit back and watch these great birds - The bald eagle!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Lesley1486
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LaTejana11
10 October 2017|
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Response from 135Mayur | Reviewed this property |
Hello LaTejana1. The ideal time to see bald eagles in Brackendale eagle Reserve is mid December to mid January. The number of eagles here is directly related to the amount of fish in the rivers and streams in the area. The... More
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