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Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park

Egmont Road, Egmont, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-885-3714
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watch the water flow

After walk from the car park through the forest you come out of the clearing to see the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stephanie B
Norfolk, United Kingdom
Skookumchuck Rapids

We were told this was a relatively easy hike. We're good daily walkers so no problem -- but it was... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
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“high tide” (17 reviews)
“great hike” (16 reviews)
Egmont Road, Egmont, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After walk from the car park through the forest you come out of the clearing to see the whirlpools as the tides change you need to check on the times and allow for the walk but well worth the effort

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were told this was a relatively easy hike. We're good daily walkers so no problem -- but it was more of a medium/difficult hike. Lots of inclines and tree roots. Be sure you go early enough for plenty of daylight. Wear good shoes and...More

Thank SeattleLwn
Reviewed 15 October 2017

we checked the times for the rapids before going here. that is a must. but unfortunately we missed the beginning. this place is calm and then at a certain point the rapids start and if you are lucky you can see people kayaking in the...More

Thank jkdussault
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We planned our trip based on the tides. A must do if you visit. Should have brought a Lunch and stayed longer. Watched sea lions and seal frolic! And an underwater garden of anemones and seastars in tide pools. Plus the rapids were amazing.

Thank persephone67
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

A really enjoyable visit to the Skookumchuck Narrows...Great coffee shop at the beginning of the hike, then a relatively easy hike through the woodlands, many interesting things to see..Finally arriving at Jacobs Point..wow..it was a very high point when we were there...Truly stunning Don't miss...More

Thank MikeT372
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We went on this hike to catch the high rapid tide. We were told incorrect info that you can do this trail with small children and a stroller....no way can you do this! I am in good shape and I had a hard time navigating...More

Thank Janice O
Reviewed 13 September 2017

you need to visit these rapids when it is high tide , the waves are immense and watching some stunt kayakers in the waves was amazing entertainment, their skill was stunning. Its a beautiful easy walk on good paths to the falls.

Thank Malcolm A
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Great hike and the tides are fascinating. Lots of roots and rocks, so wear good shoes/boots. Visited both viewpoints and got different views from each. Check tide times before you leave.

Thank The_Mogz
Reviewed 23 August 2017

A very nice trail takes you to the Narrows. Well laid out and very scenic. Did this with a walking cast on (wouldn't recommend that but I did it anyways!). The Narrows themselves were neat - but after seeing the Bay of Fundy, well.....

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Plan on an hour hike/walk each way, at least 30 min at Narrows, and time to drop in at Cafe on return. The trail starts out deceptively groomed but later features roots and rocks - could be slippery after rain and visitors in flip-flops were...More

Thank travelwriteVancouver
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Bonnie K
20 July 2017|
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Response from Mr_Jones2 | Reviewed this property |
I was there about 2 hours before max high tide and the standing wave had already formed at the right hand view point and people were surfing it in kayaks, so it's definitely good to watch any time from -2 to +2 hours of high... More
Darlene W
18 May 2017|
Response from B0bJay |
No benches but lots of big rocks,logs and soft moss to sit on. We had a small backpack with us and took a piece of foam to sit on. We brought our lunch and ate it at the rapids which gave us a good rest before heading back... More
1 September 2016|
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Response from C2342HFlisam | Reviewed this property |
There is no camping there but Egmont is close by as is Klein Lake where my husband and daughter usually camp.