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Zuckerberg Island Heritage Park

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Lovely walk

I have lived in the region for quite a while but visited for my first time recently. It is an... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2019
Bodoskier
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Nelson, BC
A Nice, Quiet Stop

My wife, Brenda and I were checking out the new pieces of art in the Castlegar Sculpturewalk one... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
looseink
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Princeton, Canada
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901 7th Avenue, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 2H6, Canada
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Reviewed 17 January 2019

I have lived in the region for quite a while but visited for my first time recently. It is an ideal place for a dog walk or to sit on a bench by the river.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bodoskier
Reviewed 5 October 2018

My wife, Brenda and I were checking out the new pieces of art in the Castlegar Sculpturewalk one morning before leaving town. We've done this each of the three years we have come through the area. We have also heard about Zuckerberg Island but had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank looseink
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The parking lot here is a little small , no charge to park or use the park. It has a great suspension bridge and has nice well maintained trail.benches for resting. This is pretty small fairly easy hike we walked the entire island in under...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank simpleyme
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Great walk across a suspension bridge to a special place of wonderful gardens & building. Lot's of local history & quiet places to have a picnic lunch & enjoy nature at it's best.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank D0nna123
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Found ourselves in Castlegar and this was one of the things to see. Well worth the effort and time. Nice easy walk to very interesting piece of history. Neat chapel and cemetery. Great set of easy trails to walk and enjoy nature.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This is a beautiful, secluded place that is reached either by a pedestrian suspension bridge, or a causeway. At the centre of the island is the wonderful Russian-style house built by Mr Zuckerberg which the guide kindly unlocked and allowed us to see inside. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

A great place to walk in beauty. Observe the mighty Columbia and feel the history of days gone by. Thanks to the volunteers that maintain this precious site.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Randy R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

old dukabour chapel, great walking trails, wonderful scenery and various greenery, easy to traverse no need for hiking gear, regular summer wear and footwear are the usuall apparel

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank iceman208
Reviewed 11 January 2018

To visit the island is like no other and is situated between the Columbia river and kootenay river where the two rivers meet like couples who meet, fall in love and in this case married and built their home. So long ago and they are...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank 474barb
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

A gorgeous (almost) island with water on 3 sides. Amazing suspension bridge. Not too long or too high to be scary but still get the feel of the floating in the air. Great history.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank 447sandim
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