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Scenic Drive to Peace River

The road to the seasonal Shaftsberry ferry from the south hill was missing a huge chunk that had... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Charles R
via mobile
Back to the past

My first trip to peace River and it was amazing to take this trailer back to where my grandparents... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Kikimay22
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Cremona, Canada
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“ferry ride” (3 reviews)
“fresh fruit” (2 reviews)
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Peace River, Alberta AB T0H, Canada
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The road to the seasonal Shaftsberry ferry from the south hill was missing a huge chunk that had fallen away.There was a temporary road built around the hole . The free ferry ride is about 10 minutes if that.A tug boat is connected to a...More

Thank Charles R
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My first trip to peace River and it was amazing to take this trailer back to where my grandparents homesteaded and my mother was born. It was very emotional to see the beauty that my mother saw as she grew up. Their particular Homestead area...More

Thank Kikimay22
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Be sure to stop at the MacKenzie Cairn and St. Augustine's Mission. The MacKenzie Cairn is difficult to spot because a tree has grown up in front of it. There is an obvious road marker directing you to it.

Thank peonygarden
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Trail winds along the hills down the Peace River Valley along the mighty Peace River, the scenery is awesome, stop at various market gardens along the way for fresh fruit and produce. Take the ferry ride across the river and back. We like to...More

Thank Dianne P
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Take a trip down shaftsberry trail and enjoy the beauty of the peace river valley and the mighty peace river. Check out the Makenzie Carin and find your way to Peace Valley guest Ranch for a great steak supper and a trail ride in the...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Not a lot of traffic on this road so you can enjoy the long distance views as you go. Quite the contrast from the river valley - flat farm land but lots of trees as well.

Thank JLYNNAlberta
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

I love this drive! It's very scenic, and has some great spots to pull over and learn a little about the area's interesting history. Some great views of the river - it would just be nice to have more lay-bys so you could take more...More

Thank irishr0ver91
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Very nice park, well kept, close to the Peace River - caretakers very accommodating- sites are a little tight for larger holiday trailers - Ferry rides very efficient - and are free

Thank Terry M
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

A great way to bypass some of Highway 2. Road is in good condition with great views of the river and surrounding hills.

Thank Stephen R
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

A throwback experience that will have you wondering what year it is! One of my highlights to travelling to this area! And no cost!

Thank Cheryl M
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Nearby Attractions
Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre
23 reviews
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Twelve Foot Davis Gravesite
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Magic Lantern Theatres - River City Cinema
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