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Cottonwood Island Nature Park

800 Block River Road, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
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Beautiful walking paths

Cottonwood island is a great place near the city to get a way and go for a walk. Walking along the... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Vito M
Prince George, Canada
via mobile
Great nature park in the city

We are so very fortunate to have such a beautiful nature park along the Nechako River within our... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Prince George, Canada
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This park is bordered by 2 rivers, lots of walking trails, dogs are welcome, viewing platforms over the Nechako River. And hidden carvings on some of the big cottonwood trees. Picnic tables, benches & covered picnic open buildings at different ends of the park.
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800 Block River Road, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Cottonwood island is a great place near the city to get a way and go for a walk. Walking along the Nechako river you end up seeing where In joins the mighty Fraser. Hidden artwork in some trees by a local artist is a bonus....More

Thank Vito M
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We are so very fortunate to have such a beautiful nature park along the Nechako River within our city. There are lovely paved trails through the park where people can walk their dogs while listening to the birds in the many trees in the park....More

Thank Tor56
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This park/walk is large enough where you can choose how private or how long you wish to walk/jog, river, woods, trails, all top rate,includes long distance trails if desired.

Thank cherrycherry201157
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

A small branch of the river flows under the foot bridge which is just deep enough for a dog to swim and just a slight current. My dog loves it there so I take him quite often.

Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Our group of 10 parked at the Railroad Museum lot, but we have also walked from the Exploration Place Museum lot and the Cameron Bridge lot to Cottonwood Island park. Today, the blue autumn skies were vivid set against the two rivers at low flow...More

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I like this green space for taking walks/bike rides with my kids or friends with kids. Paths are in great shape and a lot are paved (great for learning to ride a bike). Little fairy houses along the trail are fun for recreational users and...More

1  Thank ythebert
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Such a beautiful place all year round. My favourite place to be in the fall. love to feed the black capped chickadees

Thank Christian L
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We always enjoy the trails here any time of year. The last time we were there we spotted a fox and beaver. Our little dog, Dixie, loves it too.

Thank Brenda K
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Easy access-low difficulty, well maintained nature trail along banks of the Nechako river Be a bit careful getting too close when the river is flood in early spring. Good for bikes and hikers. Some truly huge cotton wood trees.Some interesting tree carvings. Lots of cheeky...More

1  Thank Brian L
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful blue skies, with white snow, what more can you ask for.The walk around cottonwood is perfect blend of river and forest. This is a hidden gem of a walk. Make sure you are looking up at the trees as a local carver has carved...More

1  Thank Mary W
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