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Adams River Salmon Run

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Address: Squilax Anglemont Rd, Chase, British Columbia BC V0E 1M0, Canada

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You need to check when the Adam river salmon run is on. Best to contact the Adam River Band or fisheries. If its on, its very good! Good interpreter center and salmon wise people... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
Robert C
Chase, Canada
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Chase, Canada
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

You need to check when the Adam river salmon run is on. Best to contact the Adam River Band or fisheries. If its on, its very good! Good interpreter center and salmon wise people to guide you through the spawning process. Great park and food. An informative experience all around.

Thank Robert C
Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Had an amazing time water rafting, met a really great group of people. The experience was truly a memorable one we will treasure. We got out along the raft and floated, got out at one point and jumped off the rocks for a swim. Great times and a must if you're in the area.

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

We were a few weeks late for the prime time to stop as we visited the first week of November , but it was still amazing and a great learning experience for all of us . The first thing we noticed was the smell . It wasn't pretty ! Dead and rotting salmon do not emit the same odors as... More 

Thank Skwiki
Blind Bay, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Easily accessible during the Salmon run each year. Good, very informative signs explaining the life cycle of salmon types and the impressive numbers required for continued existence. Suitable for entire family. In good run years, the waters turn crimson with the fish jockeying for mates and spots to spawn. Minimal cost to visit.

Thank Charles M P
Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Enchanting. We went in the abundant 4th year of the spawning cycle. Mid week has fewer visitors, while weekends are overrun with visitors. What's interesting is that everyone is quiet watching this beautiful phenomenon of nature...like being in a place of worship. It's a personal experience regardless of who your with. We went 3 days in a row. Took tons... More 

Thank Bebops56
Chase, Canada
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

During the annual run, it is such a joy to see the circle of life, as the salmon return year after year. Tons of information available on site. Nicely prepared walking trails. Great for a family outing

1 Thank kb12016
Chase, Canada
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 12 February 2016

A Place to stop anytime. In the fall the Salmon run is something no one should miss. But the many trails the area supplies and views of the river keeps you in touch to Beautiful BC and what it all has to offer. Great place to look for the many Geo Caches that are located in the park and makes... More 

Thank Guy R
Chase, Canada
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

this is truly a must see. on the on years, there are so many salmon you can almost walk across the fish to get to the other side. the river turns completely red because the salmon are red. sometimes you get to see a hungry bear. no real danger as they are catching fish. just stay clear. great photo ops.

Thank econospan
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Finally got to see the Salmon Run (salmon spawning). It was a sub-dominant year for 2015 but there were still a lot in the river, no bears to see catching the salmons, lots of already dead large salmon by the banks. Tips: 1) Research well for the best dates, specially the specific weeks for peak spawning periods; 2) bring polarized... More 

3 Thank Arthur F
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

Although we were a week or so early we saw lots of fish and sockeye with the very red bodies and green heads. The autumn colours of the forest were magnificent. Very good educational signing. No bears thank heavens.

1 Thank Tiish

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